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How will I know if I have lice?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Itching

Head lice are itchy.
There will be clear eggs attached to your hair and lice may be visible usually at the back of the hair bearing areas.

In brief: Itching

Head lice are itchy.
There will be clear eggs attached to your hair and lice may be visible usually at the back of the hair bearing areas.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Lice sxs

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 person may develop sores from scratching. Scratching can be significant enough to prevent good sleep.

In brief: Lice sxs

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 person may develop sores from scratching. Scratching can be significant enough to prevent good sleep.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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