When your child tells you that their scalp is quite itchy, you are probably thinking about head lice. This is definitely an unpleasant situation because lice are very persistent and it can be quite frustrating to remove these pests from your head. They represent tiny, fast bugs that don’t have wings. They feed on human blood and they are very contagious.
Although adults can also get lice, it is our kids that are usually dealing with this problem because they can easily get them at kindergartens and schools. It is important to point out that lice are almost harmless, but they can lead to itchiness and inflammation of the scalp.
In addition, in case they are left on the scalp for a longer period of time, they can recreate very quickly and lead to more serious infections. The fact is that there are many different shampoos on the market designed to fight lice.
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