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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 ...

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

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Jul 8, 2015 ... WebMD shows parents how to treat a head lice infestation and how to protect children from future lice outbreaks.

CDC - Lice - Head Lice

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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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

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

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Here are natural remedies, prescription medications, and over-the-counter treatments that kill head lice.

Head Lice: MedlinePlus

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Head lice are parasitic wingless insects. They live on people's heads and feed on their blood. An adult louse is about the size of a sesame seed. The eggs ...

Head lice - Mayo Clinic

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Jun 18, 2014 ... Head lice are tiny insects that feed on blood from the human scalp. An infestation of head lice, called pediculosis capitis, most often affects ...

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions - HeadLice.org

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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  ...

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.

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.