Head lice and worms are very common in kids and can usually be managed effectively at home.
Head lice and worms can typically be managed with over-the-counter medication. Learn more in this section about:
Child health concerns
Head lice is common among tamariki three to 11 years old.
Worms, also called pinworms or threadworms, are common in children and won’t harm your child, but they can be itchy.