Lice and how to treat lice infestations

  • Fae Farrer Amayeza Information Centre

Abstract

Head lice are tiny, wingless, parasitic insects that live on people’s heads. An adult louse is approximately the size of a sesame seed and the nits (eggs) are even smaller. Three types of lice can live on humans: head lice, body lice and pubic lice.1,2,3 This article will discuss head lice.

Author Biography

Fae Farrer, Amayeza Information Centre
BPharm
Published
2018-05-29
Section
Review