- Q How are body lice diagnosed?
You can diagnose body lice simply by looking at your skin, clothing, and linens. If you see lice or eggs, then you are infested and should seek treatment. Your doctor will be able to diagnose body lice through a physical exam and you should not need any... Full Answer
- Q How can I get rid of lice in my child’s hair?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineDid you get the “official” letter from the school nurse saying your child has head lice, again? It’s okay. While it’s part of every parent’s nightmare, don’t panic! There are plenty of ways to get rid of the creepy... Full Answer
- Q What are head lice?
Head lice are tiny, wingless, parasitic insects that live on humans, hiding in the scalp hair. They are transmitted from one individual to another. They require human blood for survival and do not typically live on non-human hosts. The female louse lays... Full Answer
- Q How are head lice treated?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyIf someone has head lice, tell the people around the person, pick out the nits from the person's hair, and make sure all brushes, bedding, clothes, and other materials are clean. Learn more about this topic in this video of Dr. Oz. Full Answer