Head lice are found throughout the world and can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or social class. In the US alone, it is estimated that between 6 million and 12 million people are affected by head lice each year. Lice are wingless insects that live on hair and feed on the skin. A common indicator of lice is itching around the ears. Head lice are transmitted mainly through close head to head contact. There are many treatment options available that are very effective at removing lice.

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