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The head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis) is an obligate ectoparasite of humans that causes head lice infestation (pediculosis capitis). Head lice are wingless ...

Head Lice - KidsHealth

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The head louse is a tiny, wingless parasitic insect that lives among human hairs and feeds on tiny amounts of blood drawn from the scalp. Lice (the plural of ...

Head Lice: Get the Facts on Symptoms and Signs - MedicineNet

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Read about head lice (pediculosis) infection symptoms, signs, prevention, and treatment, and learn what head lice (and nits) look like. Find out how to get rid of  ...

Pictures: How Do You Treat and Prevent Head Lice? - WebMD

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Jul 8, 2015 ... Spotting a tiny, white speck in your child's hair is enough to make many parents panic. Sure, head lice score high on the yuck factor, but they ...

CDC - Lice - Head Lice - Treatment

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Aug 19, 2016 ... Education and information about head lice, head lice treatment, and pediculosis.

Head Lice Treatment and Nit Removal Advice

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Having a nightmare with head lice, nits, and their eggs? Need to know what your treatment options are? Find out quickly and easily.

20 Ways to Get Rid of Head Lice - Health.com

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About 6 to 12 million kids in the U.S. get head lice each year. Here are natural remedies, prescription medications, and over-the-counter treatments that kill head ...

Head lice | American Academy of Dermatology

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Having head lice does not mean you are dirty. Most people get head lice when they have head-to-head contact with someone who has head lice. Head-to-head  ...

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions - HeadLice.org

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What chemicals are used in head lice treatments? Head lice ... How are head lice spread? Head lice ... Can you catch head lice from cars, pillows or furniture?

FAQs - Lousology 101 - HeadLice.org

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Nits (the eggs of the head louse) are small yellowish-white, oval-shaped eggs that are "to the side of a hair shaft glued" at an angle; Nits must be laid by live lice .

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Head lice: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Head lice are tiny insects that live on the skin covering the top of your head (scalp ). Head lice may also be found in eyebrows and eyelashes. Lice can be spread ...

Home Remedies for Head Lice: What Works? - Healthline

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May 18, 2016 ... Learn how to remove head lice using simple home remedies like common household oils, essential oils, and a lice comb.

CDC - Lice - Head Lice - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Sep 24, 2013 ... Adult head lice are roughly 2–3 mm long. Head lice infest the head and neck and attach their eggs to the base of the hair shaft. Lice move by ...