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AIBU to want to shave my head?! - LICE 😲

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finlayargyle Sat 29-Oct-16 10:25:21

Would this be an extreme measure?

After a random spot check on dd yday, discovered she has head lice. Some live, some eggs. Combed it out, hearing on.

Checking my hair this morning and found a big, live, ugly louse on a hair! I have quite long, really thick hair. Got hubby to comb it with conditioner and only found 1 other live louse.found no eggs.

I feel like my head is crawling. I think a full buzz cut is the answer...

SexTrainGlue Sat 29-Oct-16 10:30:56

If that's what you want to do hun, go for it.

Does your hubby have clippers so you can do it now?

APMom Sat 29-Oct-16 10:32:22

I'd do the same. Wouldn't be able to trust my husband to go through my hair properly.

DamsonInDistress Sat 29-Oct-16 10:36:47

YANBU but shit happens. I get them every single fecking time the kids do. And I have very thick naturally corkscrew curly hair that takes nearly a whole bottle of hedrin to treat. Lots of ££££'s if we get a bout in the home. So just treat properly, comb the kids regularly, and don't dwell on it.

NattyTile Sat 29-Oct-16 10:38:13

NittyGritty comb. Forget the plastic jobbies. Only thing which worked to delouse our house. And we have long hair. Thick hair. Curly hair. Hypersensitive scalps. Nightmare.

VikingVolva Sat 29-Oct-16 10:38:22

Want a buzz cut, have a buzz cut.

You dip on' have to use lice as a pretext.

Just do it

Maudlinmaud Sat 29-Oct-16 10:39:30

Count yourself lucky op. I had to do the walk of shame from my posh hair salon.
I still haven't recovered from the shame blush

finlayargyle Sat 29-Oct-16 10:45:14

Nitty gritty is definitely the best.

Oh, the walk of shame! 🙈

I'm glad it's mid term and we can quarantine ourselves for the week.

BeingATwatItsABingThing Sat 29-Oct-16 10:50:02

Shaving doesn't help unless you remove all of the hair. Completely.

I've never had lice before but now I'm a teacher and DD is at nursery, I fear it's only a matter of time.

Maudlinmaud Sat 29-Oct-16 10:52:55

When I got home I checked the dcs heads and they where clear so my guess is I picked them up from one of my students.
So beware Twat

TaterTots Sat 29-Oct-16 10:58:58

Shaving doesn't help unless you remove all of the hair. Completely.

I can testify this is true... from having shaved 'downstairs' blush

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