The itching sensation that develops when you have lice is actually an allergic reaction to their saliva.
- Q What increases my risk for lice?
- Q Can head lice jump or fly from one head to another?
- Q What causes pediculosis (lice)?
- Q What increases my risk for crab lice or pubic lice?
- Q Should I talk to my doctor about my body lice symptoms?
- Q Don’t only people who are dirty get lice?