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ASK THE EXPERTS: A PARENT'S GUIDE TO HEAD LICE

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by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: signs of head lice, head lice treatment, preventing head lice, what lice look like, lice at school, lice at camps, cleaning the house, coping with embarrassment of lice,


We spoke to  Anna Albano-Krosche, The Lice Lady of Westchester; Chris Cerverizzo, owner of Lice Miracles; Carol Gilbert, President of Fairy LiceMothers; Adie Horowitz, owner of Licenders; Dale Longworth, The Lice Expert of Dobbs Ferry/Westchester; and Debra Rosen, owner and operator of LiceXchange to find out everything parents need to know about head lice.

boy itching headWhat Should I Know About Lice?
Do you know the signs that your child might have head lice? What about how often you should check for lice and what lice look like? Our experts answer these questions and more, including how much of your house you need to clean and how and whether lice carry diseases.
 
What Are the Various Treatments to Get Rid of Lice?
Our six experts share the different ways their salons kill and rid your child of head lice bugs and eggs.
 

children laying on grassHow Can I Prevent Spreading and Getting Lice?
Are you worried about the possibility of your child getting lice? Here are the ways you can prevent your child from getting lice (or you if your child already has it), the school and camp’s responsibility when a student or camper has lice, and your responsibility when your child has lice.

 

What Are Ways to Cope with the Stigma of Lice?
Having lice can be an embarrassment for you and your child. Find out what to say to your child so he doesn’t feel ashamed and why you shouldn’t ashamed of your child having head lice.

 

 

 


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