Entries by FreshHeads

Bugs That Can Be Mistaken for Lice

Every parent’s wish when they examine their child’s head is that it’s not head lice but maybe another creepy crawler. There is a chance it could be something else other than head lice because there are other bugs that most definitely can be mistaken for lice. However, even though other pests might look like lice […]

How Long Can You Go Without Noticing You Have Lice?

Head lice are a large problem that can be hard to detect early on. Most cases for first-time infestations can take several weeks to spot if you are unaware of what to look for. The sooner you can detect lice the sooner you can treat it. Treating lice early on will help stop the spread […]

What Can Happen If You Do Not Treat Lice?

Much like a cold or flu, it is important to treat head lice. Leaving them untreated can cause problems for the carrier and other people they come into contact with. It is important to know what lice are, how you can treat them, and the consequences of not treating them. What can happen to your […]

The OTC Lotion Permethrin is Potentially Harmful

Research and evidence have suggested lice have been around for approximately 5.5 million years. Scientists have even found head lice in the tombs/coffins of well-preserved mummies dating back to 3000 B.C. Throughout the millions of years head lice have managed to evolve, adapt, and survive it all. Which is why it comes as no surprise […]

Will Lice Go Away On Its Own?

Sometimes there are things in life that if you ignore them they eventually go away. With head lice, this is not the case. You cannot ignore head lice and wishfully hope they will just disappear from your child’s head or maybe they will eventually die off. They won’t. As long as head lice have a […]

How Contagious is Lice?

Head lice are pesky little insects found on the human head that live on the scalp and the hair shaft. We are all pretty familiar with head lice but how contagious are they? These creatures come in three separate forms known as adult lice, the egg (nit), or the nymph. Lice eggs and nymphs are […]

Where Do Lice Live?

Immediately, when someone says the word “lice,” a mental image of a small, parasitic bug that sticks like glue to your scalp, pops up in your head. But then you start to wonder, where do they even live in the first place before latching on to people’s heads? Unfortunately, the bad news is, the only […]

Home Remedies Versus Lice Clinics

Before professional lice removal clinics were a thing, it was the norm to seek out a variety of home remedies to rid your child of head lice. You may even have unpleasant memories of getting treated for head lice as a child yourself!  But let’s face it, home remedies are messy, smelly, and most of […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Head Lice

Discovering you or your child has head lice can be confusing and stressful. You might find yourself scrolling online for hours trying to find the best treatment for getting rid of head lice only to end up even more confused than before. This is why Fresh Heads Lice Removal offers head lice treatment in Jacksonville, […]