EXPERTS have shared images of the worst cases of nits they’ve ever seen – as they urge parents to check their kids’ heads before schools return on Monday. NitNot founder Eileen Hutchinson said in some cases kids had been dealing with recurring infections for over a year – leaving “the whole family suffering”. Sharing the above image of one awful case, she warns: “This shows a really bad infection caused by head lice infestation. “It’s important to take head lice seriously as an infection like this can be dangerous.” Ian Burgess, the Director of Medical Entomology at the Insect Research and Development Limited , says: “Some people only develop harsh reactions like that after months of infestation, some after only a short time if they have had them before.” Eileen adds: “We don’t usually see cases this bad at the clinic, especially with several families seeking help for horrendous infestations like we are dealing with now over the phone and via messenger. “It’s unheard of. Parents struggle to deal with it themselves when it gets to this stage. “These families have been dealing with reoccurring infestations for over a year now and it’s the whole family suffering. It’s important to take head lice… Read full this story
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