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  1. Itchy?
  2. What do head lice look like?
  3. Check your family (and friends)
  4. Treatment
  5. Comb carefully

1. Itchy?

An itchy scalp can be a symptom of head lice. Anyone can get head lice. Lice crawl on human hair and move from one head to another.

2. What do head lice look like?

The head louse is a mobile insect and approximately 3mm long. Lice eggs, called nits, look like grey or white dots. They stick to hair.

3. Check your family (and friends)

If you find head lice on one person, all family members need to be checked for lice.

4. Treatment

5. Comb carefully

Careful combing is the best way to remove lice. Even when using anti-lice shampoo, continue combing your hair as mentioned above for 14 consecutive days!

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