- This month is considered as a reminder to parents about the importance of routine screening and sending their children to school free of lice and nits.
- National Pediculosis Association is the only nonprofit and educational health agency that is dedicated to protecting children from lice and scabies.
- Every child protected from pesticide shampoo is a victory for that child
- Comb such as the NPA lice Meister comb accepted by FDA has proved to be the safest medical device on practical purpose for parents to screen detect and remove head lice.
- The first lice treatment comes from an Egyptian medical guide called the Ebers Papyrus dated around 1550 BC
- Early mummified heads have been studied and found that they were literally crawling with lice.
3 TYPES OF LICE
- Head lice
- Body lice
- Pubic or crab lice
SIGNS OF HEAD LICE
- Continuous scratching of hair
- Residue from hair products
- Bead of dead hair tissue on the hair shaft
- Scabs, dirt, or other debris
- Nits and tangled hair
- Kinky hair textures are more vulnerable to lice.
Factors to prevent lice infestation
- Look for symptoms of hair lice
- Check for hair tidiness twice a week
- Differentiate between lice and dandruff
- Avoid usage of sharing head hats and head combs and other hair accessories.
- Wash bedding pillows and clothes regularly
- Avoid lice sprays
- Vacuuming is the most effective way to prevent lice.
- Wash hair regularly with shampoo
- Avoid too many chemicals on hair.
- Avoid common hair scarf, hair towels.
- Use tea tree oil, clove oil, neem oil.
Continuous scratching of hair may lead to skin breakage causing scalp infection.
Permethrin lotion 1% is approved by FDA for treatment of head lice
HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT CAN BE VERY EFFECTIVE IN TREATING PEDICULOSIS FOLLOWING ARE SOME OF THE REMEDIES WHICH HAVE SHOWN GREAT RESULTS
This is one of the best remedy for treating lice in school-going children. Children who have already tried chemical pesticides for lice removal can be cured by this remedy .children often look pale, lethargic .this remedy is considered as detox according to symptom totality. Weakness, nausea, loss of appetite are also other well-marked symptoms.
If a child is infected or there are continually outbreaks of lice formation in the scalp then this remedy acts best. The child often keeps scratching the head until it bleeds. Unbearable itching present in head .mentally child is irritable, violent due to his complaints.
This is also considered one of the best remedy for lice. Most prone to people having suppressed emotions and who are depressed .person feels ashamed and dirty due to lice. Children are often teased at school .they are usually victims of dominating parents. Children usually stammer throw things show tantrums.
This is one of the best remedy for children who hate having baths or wash hair regularly. Children always love junk food and are very messy .aversion to be clean and neat. Always have a filthy look child is very irritable, sluggish, lazy avoid even doing daily work.
This remedy is best effective in people who are strong, talkative. They often have a sensitive scalp and they hate having a haircut or washing their hair. continuous keep scratching the head causing infection.
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Homeo Care Clinic
Dr.Vaseem Choudhary along with his team has treated many patients successfully of Pediculosis so If you are seeking your cure please visit Homeo Care Clinic, Pune for further assistance.