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What is Lice Comb in Tagalog? Different Designs and How to Use

What is Lice Comb in Tagalog? Different Designs and How to Use

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A lice comb in Tagalog is called “suyod,” a special type of hair comb. As the name implies, a lice comb is used to remove lice and their eggs (nits) from the hair and scalp. Lice are small insects that feed on blood from the scalp and infest the hair. These wingless parasites are usually found on the head and lay eggs close to the base of the hair shafts.  Head lice (kuto in Tagalog) are quite common among children, especially in school settings. But while these parasitic insects are known to be rampant during hot, humid conditions, they are present all year round. Because of their small sizes, they can crawl from one person to another without getting noticed and can also spread through shared items.  Unlike an ordinary hair comb, suyod has very fine, closely spaced teeth on both...