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Lice is a common concern that can cause intense itching. Female adult lice lay six to eight eggs a day on your scalp, and they spread from.

You'll find nymph and adult lice most commonly on the scalp around the back of your neck and ears. They might also live in your eyebrows or on your eyelashes.

Head lice live in your head and feed off the blood from your scalp. A louse is A louse (a single adult) is about the size of a sesame seed.

A nymph hatches from the egg and goes through several stages of growth before turning into an adult head louse. Nymphs look similar to adult.