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Eggs laid by head lice can attach to human hair for 10,000 years

Lice are considered to be one of the oldest parasites in existence. Lice refer to three different types of human parasites. The parasites include head lice, body lice, and crab lice. All three forms of lice have been present since ancient times. The most ancient specimens of nits (lice eggs) are 10,000 years old and…

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What Color Are Lice and their eggs?

Head lice and their eggs tend to vary in color. From yellow to white to tan and they can be even brown when they are adults as they feed on the human blood.  As an egg, they tend to mostly be yellow, clear, or tan in color. Many times they look like the color of…

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