Micro Louse

Micro Louse

It's a Louse!

What Is It?

A louse — the name for lice if you're talking about just one of them — is a tiny gray and brown bug that's as big as a sesame seed.

Why Should You Care?

If you get a case of them, they itch like mad. While they're living on your scalp, they eat your blood and lay eggs for more lice.

How Can You Find Out More?





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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