Head lice cannot jump because they do not have knees or hind legs. Direct contact with another head or a personal item such as a pillow is required for lice to transfer from one person to another. More »

Lice do not jump. They spread from person to person through close head contact or the sharing of articles of clothing or personal hair care items. More »

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Head lice originate in eggs that female lice lay on the scalps of their hosts, according to Healthline. One female louse lays about four eggs per day and uses sticky material to attach them to the host's hair follicles, ... More »

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Lice do not jump. They spread from person to person through close head contact or the sharing of articles of clothing or personal hair care items. More »

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Head lice, tiny insects that often afflict children, cannot jump. Rather, they walk from one head to another, reports Patient.co.uk. Nits are empty, white eggshells left when the head lice hatch. More »

Thorough elimination of lice infestations is often difficult due to the insects' increased natural resistance to over-the-counter treatments and the frequency with which they reappear following treatment. Methods that wo... More »

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To check for head lice, part the hair to check the scalp for scabbing or sores, look for moving lice, and look for nits. Next, saturate the hair with conditioner, and comb through it with a specially designed nit comb. Y... More »

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