Lice Q - if a professional treats your dc, do you expect to find a lot of nits when you do follow-up combings & nitpicking? dd picked up lice at camp (we think) - Licenders found...
maybe 20 nits and 4-5 bugs. When I combed the next day, I found another 15 nits or so, and 2 days later found at least one nymph. Aside from being gross, is this typical? (In our only previous experience with lice, a couple of years ago, they found just a few nits and no live bugs -- presumably it had moved on to some other lucky kid -- and we never found another nit afterward.)
the person who did ours said that she once treated a girl who required daily combing for a month b/c the infestation was so bad. (The family, who was very wealthy, paid her to do...(more)7-23-2012 1:58pm
the nightly follow-up combings that parents would normally do.) She said she was finding new nits for many days.