Pediculosis capitis

What is Pediculosis capitis?

Pediculosis capitis is a parasitic infestation of the skin of the scalp. It is caused by head lice. Usually it is transmitted by shared use of hats or combs.

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I am having an issue with carpet beetles in the house. I have taken care of it, but they are in my hair. They become activate at night. I have...

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May be due to a form of human parasite Pediculosis capitis & need treatment

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I have a rash and a few bumps in the back of my neck and the rest of my head has been itchy. If it is not lice do you have any idea what else it...

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You are having pediculosis capitis

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If you have found lice eggs in your hair...

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I have had extreme itching for almost to years now. It started on my face.. in my ears and nose as well. Now it is everywhere. It feels like...

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Thanks for your query

I understand your concern and hope I will of help here.

I have gone through your entire description of the problem and...

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