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A 32-year-old member asked:

If you have really bad dandruff and your heads really itchy how do you know if you have lice?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 38 years experience
Have someone look: You need to have someone experienced in seeing lice and their eggs check your hair and scalp. If you know a school nurse they can do it, otherwise a doctor.
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