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Head Lice Infestation
Head lice are small, wingless, blood-sucking insects that live in the hair on your head and feed off the blood from your scalp.
Source: healthline.com

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head_louse

The head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis) is an obligate ectoparasite of humans that causes head lice infestation (pediculosis capitis). Head lice are wingless insects spending their entire lives on the human scalp and feeding exclusively on human blood. Humans are the only known hosts of this specific parasite, while ...

www.medicinenet.com/head_lice/article.htm

Jan 20, 2017 ... 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 lice in your home.

www.webmd.com/children/ss/slideshow-lice-overview

Jun 29, 2017 ... Learn how to treat a head lice infestation and how to protect your child from future lice outbreaks.

kidshealth.org/en/parents/head-lice.html

Lice aren't dangerous and they don't spread disease, but they are contagious, annoying, and sometimes hard to get rid of. Learn more about this common childhood problem and how to get rid of those pesky little bugs.

www.aad.org/public/diseases/contagious-skin-diseases/head-lice

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 contact lets the lice crawl from one head to another head. The lice do not care whether the person has squeaky-clean hair or dirty hair. The lice are looking for ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-lice/symptoms-causes/syc-20356180

May 18, 2017 ... Head lice are tiny insects that feed on blood from the human scalp. An infestation of head lice, called pediculosis capitis, most often affects children and usually results from the direct transfer of lice from the hair of one person to the hair of another. A head lice infestation isn't a sign of poor personal hygiene ...

www.healthline.com/health/lice/how-to-kill-head-lice

Jun 7, 2017 ... Like a lice infestation, the exact estimate of how many people get head lice per year is hard to pin down. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are about 6 to 12 million cases each year in the United States among children ages 3 to 11. Since lice can only crawl and ...

medlineplus.gov/headlice.html

Oct 3, 2017 ... 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 it.

www.headlice.org

The LiceMeister Comb for liceremoval · See video on how to screen, detect and remove head lice and nits using the LiceMeister® comb. Available in English and Spanish. A Message from Deborah Altschuler ...