General

Lice and survivors

Lice and survivors

Expressing that 3 different types of lice in humans do disease. Dr. Ataman; 'These are head lice, body lice and pubic lice. Lice cannot jump or fly, contrary to what is believed. They are wingless insects with 3 pairs of legs less than 2 mm. Close contact or can be transmitted by items such as combs, clothes, sheets, hats, mobile phones, headphones. Domestic animals are not carriers for human lice. The diagnosis is made by the presence of adult lice or eggs called 'vinegar' among the people. ' found in the description.Unknown about small but dangerous lice… • Lice is a common problem all over the world with its resistance to drugs used in the treatment of lice • Lice can penetrate the paws 5 times a day and suck blood. Although it does not swell like a tick after sucking blood, it turns into a 'rust color' by the effect of the digested blood • Contact with saliva and feces of the lice; • Female lice produce about 6 eggs per day of their 1-month life. Lice hatch from the egg in about 1 week. This is why lice treatment is repeated once a week. • Head lice is more common in children • Head lice is most commonly found on the back of the nape and scalp • Girls lice more easily • While head lice do not infect any disease during blood sucking, body lice live in poor, neglected people can cause infectious diseases, such as typhus, or in poor communities • Inguinal lice is a sexually transmitted disease. It can spread from pubic hair to beard. There is contamination from adult to child lashes, and it is a stimulant for sexual abuse • Family members and contact persons for successful treatment; for example, schoolmates need to be screened and treated. Again, the buckle, crown, brush, comb, hat, pillow, head resting areas of home and car seats should be wiped and washed • The medicines should be applied to dry hair. When the lice meet with water, it closes the airways and can remain without breathing for half an hour. When the airways are closed, the drug cannot penetrate the lice and cannot be killed. Drugs are effective by paralyzing respiration. Since the nervous system does not develop in the eggs for the first 4 days, these paralyzing drugs have no effect. For this reason, permanent effective drugs should be used or treatment should be repeated after 1 week • Live lice should be seen or white, shiny, adherent nits should be detected within 1 cm of the scalp. It does not require treatment because the dry and gray nits that are easily pulled away from the scalp are dead • Mechanical cleaning, ie manual removal of lice and nits, and combing with a toothed lice comb can improve without the use of medication. When combing with lice comb, moisturizing the hair with water, vinegar, olive oil or conditioner will provide convenience. This screening procedure should be repeated every 3-4 days for 15-30 minutes; After the hair has been cleaned, it should be continued for another 2 weeks • Covering the hair with vaseline or mayonnaise once a week for at least 10 minutes is an alternative solution that does not require medicine. These products should be applied abundantly, so that the lice cannot breathe and die • The application of hot air with a hair dryer for 30 minutes can also be tried. However, the embarrassment of shaving in girls should be considered: • After the first treatment, the child should attend school. Simultaneous treatment of children with lice should be screened at school.