What color are head lice?

Answer Adult head lice range in color from tan to grayish white. Lice may appear darker in people with dark hair and lighter in those with blond hair. Louse eggs (nits) are yellow or whitish in color, but... 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 »

Is head lice the same as animal lice?

Head, body and crab lice only infest humans. Other types of closely related lice infest monkeys and apes, but not pet cats, rodents, dogs or birds. Many animal species are infested by their own typ... Read More »

What do head lice eat?

Head lice eat small quantities of blood, much like a mosquito. However, they eat much less than a mosquito. A few lice can lay many eggs that will eventually hatch and begin to live off human blood... Read More »

What is the scientific name for head lice?

Head lice are scientifically known as Pediculus humanus capitis. Transmission of this parasite occurs through direct contact only, including head to head contact and through the use of contaminated... Read More »