Pediculosis is an infestation of the hairy parts of the body or clothing with the eggs, larvae or adults of lice. The crawling stages of this insect feed on human blood, which can result in severe itching. Head lice are usually located on the scalp, crab lice in the pubic area and body lice along seams of clothing. Body lice travel to the skin to feed and return back to the clothing.
Head lice are wingless insects spending their entire life on the human scalp and feeding exclusively on human blood. Head lice infestations are frequently found in school settings or institutions.
In the video, it says the child is 7 years old. BuzzFeed made an attempt to reach out to the video’s uploader to find out more detailed information.
But it looks like the child had been infected for several months. According to media report, MailOnline has interviewed Dee Wright, founder of a chain of salons called Hairforce, which offer a specialized service called “lice assassins”. Wright said that the female head lice can lay 10 eggs a day during a 30-day lifespan, so infestations can be common.
The video shows a mother combing millions of white-green lice from her daughter’s hair, which experts identified as head lice. Probably this is the most extreme case of head lice EVER? The video will certainly make your skin crawl. Not convinced? Check out the video below.