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 »

To get rid of lice quickly, comb out the lice and nits, then dry the hair using hot air. You need a fine-toothed metal comb, a paper towel, a plastic bowl with water, a regular comb, several hair clips, conditioner and a... More »

To remove lice eggs or nits, comb the hair with a lice and nit comb. Vegetable oil or conditioner can be used to promote easy removal of lice and their eggs. Treating the hair for nits may require several hours if the ha... More »

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To rid of head lice after an infestation, wash all linens and clothing that lice victims have touched, vacuum carpets and upholstery, and treat all family members for lice whether they have them or not, notes KidsHealth.... More »

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Mayonnaise is a home remedy believed to suffocate adult head lice and nymphs, according to Health.com and the HeadLiceCenter.com. Mayonnaise contains oil, vinegar and egg yolk. Some users believe that mayonnaise kills th... More »

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There are three types of lice that affect humans: head lice, skin lice and pubic lice. However, as the name suggests, only head lice affect the scalp, according to Healthline. It should be noted that head lice may also b... More »

Kids Health recommends consulting a doctor to obtain a prescription for a cream that is spread onto the skin and left there overnight. The cream kills the mites, though the itching can persist for several weeks afterward... More »