Sentence Examples


  • Nits also can be manually removed with any fine-toothed comb, including pet flea combs, a specialized nit comb (LiceMeister, LiceOut), a battery-powered vibrating or anti-static comb, tweezers, baby safety scissors, and fingernails.
  • When rinsing in the shower, take a nit comb with metal teeth and slowly come through all the hair to remove eggs.
  • In fact, the expression, "nit picking" comes from the struggle to free a person's hair from these parasites.
  • Pediculicides do not kill nits, so nit removal and a second application in seven to 10 days are required.
  • Regular lice checks in schools and "no nit" reentry policies have not been shown to be effective.