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Boring, I know, but do headlice/nits ALWAYS cause the scalp to itch?

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notnowbernard Mon 04-Aug-08 22:09:47

There have been a few notices about reported headlice at nursery lately

I admit I have never actually PROPERLY checked dd1s hair (have had an examine a few times but not in a rigorous manner) because I've never seen her scratching

Would this always happen, or should I be checking as a mater of course?

(She has A LOT of hair...)

Overmydeadbody Mon 04-Aug-08 22:12:36

no they don't always cause itching.

Check her hair.

notnowbernard Mon 04-Aug-08 22:19:17

Right. Need to attack then.

HAve just read other headlice thread. Don't know about dd, but MY head is bloody itching now!

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