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Lice - Exams and Tests

To find out if your child has lice, the doctor will do a close visual exam to look for live lice or their eggs (nits) on the hair camera.gif. The doctor may also use a fine-toothed comb to help detect lice. He or she may need to look at the lice or eggs under a microscope to confirm the diagnosis.

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Last Updated: August 30, 2012
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