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While getting the kids hair brushed after their baths..

I noticed one of my daughters has head lice! this is the first time they've ever had it.. so i don't know, since only one girl has it am i allowed to send the one that doesn't to school tomorrow or not?


Asked by Anonymous at 10:57 PM on Jan. 4, 2010 in Health

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  • my husband already bought the rid, so we're using that and some combs. Thanks for the reminder on the coats, i would have forgotten! we got this bed spray also for the mattress, and i'm washing everyones covers, sheets, pillows, everything like that in hot water and soap.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:26 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • personally I wouldn't. I would treat both girls for Lice as a preventative measure and then spend the day decontaminating the bedding and clothing. don't forget to wash winter jackets, hoods, and hats.


    Answer by chrissmom734 at 11:07 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • I agree with chrissmom734.
    I don't know what you are going to do to treat it but a lady on here once said using mouth wash kills the lice vs. using the stuff from the store, she said she soked her hair in mouth wash put a bag over it and had is in her hair for about 15-20 minutes and it killed all the lice, good luck momma.

    Answer by looovemybabies at 11:15 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • I wouldn't. When one comes down with something, it's only a matter of time before the other. Also, I would notify the school since she had to pick it up there. I keep Rid in my medicine cabinet cause you just never know.

    Answer by Ewadun at 11:35 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • she's been on vacation for christmas break, i think she got it from my husbands sisters kids, but im not ganan say that to him, ya know.. we just warned everyone

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:02 AM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • Call the school to check their policy; I believe they need to be nit free for 48 hours before they can return to school

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:32 AM on Jan. 5, 2010