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Head Lice

Medically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on April 26, 2022

photo of head lice on child's hairs

Head lice. This shows numerous lice as well as their grayish-white egg capsules (nits) stuck firmly on the hairs in a child.

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