Yes that is why you have to comb out all the eggs and nits. I went through a month long struggle with head lice in my family about 10 years ago and it can be very hard not only emotionally but physically and mentally. What worked for me was doing mayonnaise in the kids hair all day, really thick, with shower caps on their heads. Then we used olive oil over that for a couple of hours. It can take days of washing to get the greasiness out of the hair but dawn dish soap can help. The positive of the hair being oily is that the eggs and nits have nothing to stick to.
Nits are most successfully eradicated by combing the hair with a specially designed nit comb. One should also consider shampoo treatments only when vigorous lice or viable eggs are observed. Even though lice and their eggs may be noticed or seen without magnification, the viability of eggs cannot be judged without proper magnification and some knowledge of what hatched and unhatched eggs look like.
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