How to Treat Bird Lice on Humans?

Answer You do not have to own a pet bird in order to be affected by bird lice. A nest infested with these tiny creatures may be closer than you think. If you find yourself plagued by small, red, itchy spo... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Treat Bird Lice on Humans

Are bird lice harmful to humans?

Bird lice can only live on birds and if transferred to a human can only survive up to two days. However, if a human does come in contact with bird lice and is bitten, the bites can cause rashes, it... Read More »

Is cow lice contagious to humans?

Cow lice is not contagious to humans. Lice are "host-specific animals," according to Professor Tom Turpin of the Purdue University Department of Entomology. "Host-specific" means "a particular spec... Read More »

Can humans get horse lice?

Humans cannot get lice from horses and horses cannot get lice from humans. Lice are species specific, which means the lice that live on horses cannot survive on humans or any other type of animal.S... Read More »

Can cats get lice from humans?

On One Hand: Human Lice Need Human BloodAccording to the Merck Veterinary Manual, "Lice are largely host-specific, living on one species or several closely related species." The types of lice that ... Read More »