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Head Lice: What to Know and How to Get Rid of it

Posted 3/6/2015 by UHBlog

If you need help treating your child's head lice, call your doctor. Kids share a lot of positive, enriching experiences in school, but some of those occurrences are ones that parents wish could be undone. Just ask any parent whose child is infected with head lice. "Head lice is a common communicable condition in school-age children that is most prevalent in the fall and winter months," says pediatric hospitalist Allayne Stephans, MD. Head lice are tiny gray bugs that live on the scalp and spre...

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