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Ectoparasitic infestations

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Headlice - myDr.com.au

Head lice live in the hair, feed on blood from the scalp and lay eggs called nits. They are often most noticeable behind the ears and at the nape of the neck. Find out what products are available for head lice.

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Head lice - myDr.com.au

Head lice (or nits), which live and breed in hair or on the scalp, can be treated by wet combing with a conditioner or with various shampoos and lotions.

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Scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei) is caused by small mites that burrow into the skin. These mites are too small to see. If you have scabies, the skin becomes very itchy and when you scratch you can spread the eggs to other...

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