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what are symptoms of head lice in a child?

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Dr. Sarah Cueva
20 years experience Pediatrics
Itching, or none: Many children have no symptoms whatsoever, despite a good-sized infestation. Other children may have itching or a rash around the scalp. The diagnosis is made by finding live lice and/or nits in the hair. To check for lice, use a very fine-toothed comb to comb through wet hair section by section, looking for nits and adult lice.
Answered on Jun 29, 2013
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