Head lice spread when one person comes into contact with the hair of an infested person. Lice also spread through clothing items, such as hats and scarves, and personal items, such as brushes and combs, although these me... More »

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For children aged 2 and under, parents must manually remove head lice by wetting or conditioning the hair and using a fine-tooth comb to extract the parasites, according to KidsHealth. Older kids and adults have the opti... More »

Dogs can get lice. However, dogs do not get the same kind of lice that humans get. Dogs can spread lice to other dogs but rarely spread lice to humans or other animals. More »

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Shingles cannot be transmitted from one person to another, meaning coming into contact with an affected person has no effect. However, the virus that caused shingles in one person can easily be transmitted to a healthy p... More »

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Commonly known as conjunctivitis, pink eye can be transmitted from one person to another through direct contact with an infected person. This condition is usually caused by either a bacteria or a virus. This condition is... More »

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Head lice are most commonly spread through head-to-head contact with an infested person, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Scenarios include playing with others, sports activities, camping, slu... More »

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Lice is treated by first inspecting the people in close contact with, and the household members of, an infested person, then simultaneously applying medication to all infested individuals at the same time. There are opti... More »

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