Interesting fact: head louse can travel 23 cm per day ๐Ÿ•ท Pediculosis humanus capitis is a subspecies that infests the scalp, feeds on the scalp & neck, and deposits its eggs on the hair. ๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Most patients will experience itchiness on the back & sides of the scalp. If you look closely, you will find nits on the hair shaft near the base of the scalp. ๐Ÿ‘’๐Ÿงข Sharing hair brushes and head gear transmits the lice from one person to another. ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Good news is that treatment is simple! Use a fine-toothed comb to remove the nits from the hair shaft. You may also suffocate the lice by applying petroleum jelly on your hair overnight. โ˜๐Ÿผ But if the infestation is unmanageable with these home remedies, consult your friendly neighborhood dermatologist! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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