How small can live lice be?

Answer Adult head lice are 2.1 to 3.3 mm in length, which is about the size of a sesame seed. The nymphs, or immature lice, are even smaller; they're approximately the size of a pin head.Source:CDC: Head ... Read More »

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Lice lice lice i'm an 11 year old girl hat can not get rid of lice i don't want to shave my head help?

There is a whole bunch of things that need to be done to get rid of lice.You need to use some lice shampoo and use a lice comb.This should kill the lice and the comb removes the eggs.Then your bedd... Read More »

Can lice live in a mattress?

Not only can lice be transferred from one person to another through direct contact, but lice can also spread through clothing, hair brushes, furniture and bedding. When lice infest a bed, any beddi... Read More »

How long can lice live on furniture?

On One Hand: Lice Can't Live Long without a HostAlthough lice can live over a month when they are provided with unlimited access to a host, they pose little threat once they are separated from the ... Read More »

Why do lice live in people's hair?

Head lice infect 6 to 12 million people around the world every year, especially children from ages 3 to 10. Outbreaks of head lice occur often in schools, and in any social or economic environment.... Read More »