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do lice look like an ants?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Nits are louse eggs. Nits can be white, yellow, tan to gray depending on if the nit has hatched, if it is dead or what stage of development it is in. After hatching the shell may be wrinkled and yellow or white. Nits adhere to hairs, unlike dandruff. A person with head lice may have no symptoms. The most common symptom is itching. There may be a crawling or movement sensation on the scalp. A >.
Answered on Sep 17, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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person may develop sores from scratching. Scratching can be significant enough to prevent good sleep.
Oct 23, 2013

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