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    Has Your Child Ever Had Lice? Vent Here!
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
    September is Head Lice Awareness Month!

    Gross factor aside, lice can spread quickly through schools if not recognized and treated quickly. Spotting a small, white speck in your child's itchy head may cause panic.

    See these resources to find out more about managing an outbreak -

    Has your school or your family struggled with lice? Do you have any tips to share for managing an outbreak?

    Elizabeth
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    Roy Benaroch, MD responded:
    There's a Head Lice Awareness month? Yikes!

    These links may also help:

    http://pediatricinsider.wordpress.com/2010/08/29/lice/

    http://www.pedsforparents.com/articles/4156.shtml
     
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    JoeJoe45565 responded:
    Nix worked for us.

    Read the instructions and don't panic. Just get used to a lot of time lost washing clothes and coming hair.


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