Head Lice - It's True - page 2

Tuesday morning I was brought a bug in a zip-lock bag. The bug had been just removed from a head. It was a, robust, adult head louse - judging by it's size. It appeared to be very agitated as it was... Read More

  1. by   OyWithThePoodles
    I couldn't properly assess a kiddo because I was still laughing.

    You should submit that to the AJN, see if it gets published.
  2. by   Flare
    that's like, the saddest ant farm i've ever heard of....
  3. by   MrNurse(x2)
    Quote from Flare
    that's like, the saddest ant farm i've ever heard of....
  4. by   abc123RN
    I spewed water all over the computer screen.
  5. by   JenTheSchoolRN
    This thread on the day I got asked a lot of questions about pubic lice during my health class (I was taking about STIs to be fair).

    Which...nope. Not going there.
  6. by   nursmimi
    Bahahaha! This is what I needed on this most crappy of crappy days!
  7. by   Jensmom7
    Quote from Farawyn
    Knowing Jensmom, methinks the latter.
    And you would be right!!
  8. by   Spidey's mom
    Quote from Jen-Elizabeth
    This thread on the day I got asked a lot of questions about pubic lice during my health class (I was taking about STIs to be fair).

    Which...nope. Not going there.
    That's ok - pubic lice are not the same as the ones we see as school nurses.

    head-pubic-lice-
  9. by   Spidey's mom
    Ok - how funny is this timing?

    I'm listening to SiriusXM and the show Emergency Medicine is on with Dr. Billy Goldberg and the conversation is about lice and the difference between pubic and head lice. (rerun from this morning's show).

    There are 3 kinds actually . . specific to the head, the body, the groin.

    Did you know that pubic lice have almost become extinct due to waxing?
  10. by   OldDude
    Quote from Spidey's mom
    Ok - how funny is this timing?

    I'm listening to SiriusXM and the show Emergency Medicine is on with Dr. Billy Goldberg and the conversation is about lice and the difference between pubic and head lice. (rerun from this morning's show).

    There are 3 kinds actually . . specific to the head, the body, the groin.

    Did you know that pubic lice have almost become extinct due to waxing?
    OK, see you guys were upset at me because one louse lost it's life due science, which is important for the continuance of society. What is the importance of waxing - other than eye candy - just think of all the unnecessary public lice genocide!!!!! Well - Spidey's mom started it.
  11. by   Farawyn
    Quote from OldDude
    OK, see you guys were upset at me because one louse lost it's life due science, which is important for the continuance of society. What is the importance of waxing - other than eye candy - just think of all the unnecessary public lice genocide!!!!! Well - Spidey's mom started it.
    *Hands you my bag*


    PS: what's "public" lice?
  12. by   OldDude
    Quote from Farawyn
    *Hands you my bag*


    PS: what's "public" lice?
    public - pubic - same thing
  13. by   Farawyn
    Quote from OldDude
    public - pubic - same thing
    Hahahahahahahahhahaaa!!!

    The Kid: "Mom, what are you laughing at?" *shaking his head*

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