Nit eggs hatch six to nine days after they are laid. After a nit egg hatches, it releases a nymph, which grows to adulthood in seven days. Adult female lice can lay up to eight nit eggs daily. Adult lice can live up to 30 days on a human scalp.
Adult lice feed on blood multiple times each day. Without a host, an adult louse dies within one to two days. Nits must be kept at the temperature that is found close to the scalp to survive. Nits that fall off of the head normally cannot survive and die within a week.Learn More
Lice eggs, also known as nits, are tiny yellow, brown or tan dots that lie on hair shafts close to the scalp. They cannot be removed by regular brushing or shaking of the head. Lice eggs hatch within one to two weeks after being laid.Full Answer >
Bedbug bites take three to six weeks to heal, according the National Pest Management Association. Healing time varies greatly based on a person's individual reaction to the bites and whether or not an active bedbug infestation is present. Bedbug bites should be kept clean by washing them with soap and water to prevent a secondary bacterial infection as they heal.Full Answer >
Bananas tend to stay fresh for two to seven days on the counter and two to nine days in the refrigerator. However, it can be difficult to determine the precise amount of time it takes a banana to rot because there is not a "sell by" date.Full Answer >
Depending on the species, it can take anywhere from several weeks to several months for a lizard egg to hatch. For pet lizards, such as Anoles, eggs should hatch at around the 4 to 6 week mark, whereas the eggs of larger, wild lizards, such as Komodo Dragons, can take 7 to 8 months to hatch.Full Answer >