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Does pediculosis(head lice) cause encephalitis? Please, need some answers?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

To this point the head lice do not transmit any disease.
The scratching involved may allow infection by skin germs.

In brief: No

To this point the head lice do not transmit any disease.
The scratching involved may allow infection by skin germs.
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