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The human head louse (‘pediculus humanus capitis’) affects around 20 million people worldwide each year. A head louse infestation (‘pediculosis’) is not a sign of bad hygiene or poor parenting. It just means your child has had head-to-head contact with someone with head lice.
A head louse infestation is sometimes referred to as
The head louse lifecycle lasts approximately 30 days, during which the louse passes through three stages:
The key to treating a lice infestation – and preventing re-infestation – is to break the lifecycle with a product that removes the eggs before they can hatch.
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