How to identify and treat head lice in children

How to identify and treat head lice in children

Itching of the scalp is the hallmark symptom of lice infestation.

Fall brings the return to school for our children and often, to the dismay of many parents, the return of head lice. Head lice are tiny, wingless insects that live among human hairs and feed on small amounts of blood drawn from our scalps. They are very common and occur most frequently in children between 3 and 12 years of age.

Lice are not dangerous and do not spread …Continue reading →