How should children be educated on preventing the re-infestation of pediculosis (lice infestation)?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Lyn C C Guenther, MD, FRCPC, FAAD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Children should be educated not to exchange or use another child's hat, comb, or brush. Some parents choose to extend this prohibition to use of "common" headwear such as is available in the dress-up area of various play spaces or public libraries.


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