appearance of lice

What Lice Look Like

The appearance of lice: How to recognize and detect the presence of lice on hair

What are lice and what do they look like? Lice are small parasitic insect organisms that feed on human blood. They are mainly found on the head, but can also appear on the body or in the genital area. Head lice are about 2-4 mm in size and are grey-white or brown in colour. They have a flat body covered with a chitinous coating and six legs. They...