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Pubic lice

Pubic lice are small, six-legged creatures that infect the pubic hair area and lay eggs. These lice can also be found in armpit hair and eyebrows. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Pubic lice ...

Lice

   See also: Head Lice - Infestation, Diagnosis and Treatment.  

Body lice

Body lice are tiny parasites (Pediculus humanus corporis) that spread through close contact with other people. There are three types of lice: Body lice Head lice Pubic lice This ar...

Pediculosis - louse (lice) treatment

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Pediculosis - louse (lice) infestation

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Back-to-School Prep Includes Lice Review

FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With the new school year here, parents need to think about how to deal with head lice, an expert says. The first sign of head lice may be excessive itching ...

Lice Information in Scottsdale Arizona and Complimentary Head Checks are Offered by No Nit Noggins

Scottsdale AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 No Nit Noggins, a head lice treatment center that also offers helpful lice information in Scottsdale Arizona , is proud to announce that throughout the mon...

Lice Troopers Announces New Lice Treatment Clinic in Coral Gables to Service Key Biscayne, Coconut Grove, Kendall, Brickell & South Miami

Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 No matter how far modern medicine advances, it still has not been able to eradicate the head louse parasite—a common childhood malady and a source of anxiet...

Parents taking 'desperate measures' to remove head lice

Parents are so desperate to eliminate head lice from their children that many resort to burning the lice with hair straighteners or shaving their child’s hair, a survey has found.

Loyola Specialist Says Lice are the Real Vampires of the Season

Halloween brings tales of scary delight, but none terrifies parents so much as the note home from school that a case of lice has been detected. “While the make-believe vampires are prowling for ...

Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice

-- Head lice are easily spread from person to person by close contact or by sharing items such as hairbrushes or towels. The American Academy of Pediatrics explains how to check a child for head lice:...

Lice-borne Diseases in the Homeless Population

Lice were prevalent in a sample of 203 homeless people in San Francisco, as were Bartonella quintana infections, which cause trench fever, according to a recent study (Bonilla DL et al. Emerg Infect D...

Galápagos hawks hand down lice like family heirlooms

Say what you will about the parasitic lifestyle, but in the evolution of life on Earth, it's a winner. Given that about half of all known species are parasites, biologists have long hypothesized ...

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Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) species of wild birds in northwestern Turkey with a new host record.

The goal of this study was to identify the chewing lice species of migratory and non-migratory wild birds in the province of Bursa, which is located in northwestern Turkey, between August 2009 and Nov...

A ghost covered in lice: a case of severe blood loss with long-standing heavy pediculosis capitis infestation.

An 11-year-old child presented with poor school attendance, and signs and symptoms of severe anaemia. He was heavily covered in lice. He was investigated for other causes of anaemia. Following treatme...

CHEWING LICE IN AZOREAN BLACKCAPS SYLVIA ATRICAPILLA: A CONTRIBUTION TO PARASITE ISLAND SYNDROMES.

Abstract Focusing upon chewing lice parasitizing blackcaps in the Azores (Portugal), we found a lower number of louse species in the Azores compared to mainland Europe. Only chewing lice host-specific...

Prevalence of Head Lice in Two Socio-economically Different Schools in the Center of Izmir City, Turkey.

Objective: The well-known and common infestation caused by Pediculus humanus capitis is an important public health and a social issue in many communities in the world. The aim of this study was to com...

An annotated checklist of parasitic lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) from the Galápagos Islands.

We list all described species and subspecies of parasitic lice from the Galápagos Islands, based on literature and specimen records. A total of eight families, 47 genera, and 104 species and subspeci...

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