We used the lice shampoo on my daughter's hair. I haven't found any live bugs. Now there are just random eggs that I find in her hair while I'm combing through to get whatever eggs are remaining. They are not on her scalp but on her hair. Can I use a flat iron to kill these last few stray eggs?



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    1. Those eggs, or nits, will be dead due to the treatment. However, they are hard to remove because they are glued to the hair strand by saliva the lice produce. Using an iron will do nothing to help remove the nits. You need to get a special nit comb, if you don’t already have one, which will remove the eggs – it’s a slow and painstaking process however.