The head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis) is an obligate ectoparasite of
humans that causes head lice infestation (pediculosis capitis). Head lice are
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 ...
WebMD shows parents how to treat a head lice infestation and how to protect
children from future lice outbreaks.
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
Sep 1, 2015 ... Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about head lice, and pediculosis.
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
Dec 21, 2016 ... Could that itchy, tickly feeling on your head be head lice? Learn about these tiny
insects, such as how to tell if you have them, and how to treat ...
Aug 4, 2016 ... In order to prevent the spread of head lice, you must be able to tell what they look
like. Read this slideshow to learn how to properly identify lice.
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