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Body Lice

Body lice

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Body lice live and lay eggs (nits) in the seams of clothing. They are only present on the body when they are feeding. Body lice are usually spread through contact with personal items such as clothing and hats.

By Healthwise Staff
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Last Revised August 30, 2012

Last Revised: August 30, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics

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