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moaningminnie123 · 08/07/2018 20:25

After battling nits for what seemed like an eternity my dd hair was finally pest free for a few months, now they are back!!!! It’s driving me nuts, why do they like her so much?!!!! It’s been like this since she was at nursery and now she’s 10, I am sooooo fed up of it. And she screams the whole time I am combing her hair. It’s my own fault, I got lulled into a false sense of security and let my guard down. What really winds me up tho is that a treatment in pill form (similar to the dogs flea tablet) has not been developed. Damn you horrific creatures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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JiltedJohnsJulie · 08/07/2018 20:31

I really, really feel for you. We’ve had to insist that DD never lets her hair down at school. For ages I was spraying her hair with a tea tree leave in conditioner too.

No tips sorry, just wanted to sympathise.

moaningminnie123 · 08/07/2018 20:35

I don’t think there are any tips left I haven’t tried short of shaving her head!!!! The only thing that seems to work is treatment with full marks and then combing every other day till there are definitely none left. Apparently my dh was the same as a child. It’s always his fault, he must have passed on a nit attracting gene!

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TheB3sTMuuum · 09/07/2018 12:59

shave their head and any other hair, it works with my kids they haven't had nits since, plus they love it especially in this heat, SmileGrin
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PiggeryPorcombe · 09/07/2018 13:09

I would get a nitty gritty comb and just do a thorough comb through every Sunday night. Maybe repeat midweek if you’ve found a live one. It’s what I did when my two were getting them all the time. Rather than lose my mind and do rampant de-lousing when I spotted one. It was less stressful.

I stopped in the summer hols and didn’t restart again and they were not free for two yrs. Got them again now though Angry

PiggeryPorcombe · 09/07/2018 13:09

nit free

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