An itchy scalp and back of the neck, crawling sensations, swollen lymph nodes and pink eye are all indications of a lice infestation, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, but Mayo Clinic notes that some peop... More »

Body lice are tiny parasitic insects only about as big as sesame seeds, according to Mayo Clinic. The bugs don't stay on the skin but instead live in clothing and bedding. The lice crawl on the skin to feed on blood befo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Lice eat small amounts of blood that they suck out of the skin. They are generally found in hairy areas of the body because their sticky feet allow them to hold onto hair while eating blood out of the skin. More »

Typical symptoms of head lice include an itchy scalp, swollen lymph nodes and pink eye, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Those with head lice may see crawling bugs on their skin, hair or clothing and fin... More » Health Insect & Animal Bites

The most common signs and symptoms of head lice include a crawling sensation on the head and scalp, seeing light brown bugs that resemble sesame seeds on the head and finding yellow or brown eggs the size of a pinhead, a... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Black lice are more typically known as head lice, which is a type of tiny parasite that prefers to stay on the scalp of humans for warmth. Adult head lice are about the size of a sesame seed and drink tiny amounts of blo... More »

Scabies is treated with a special medicine applied directly to the skin from the neck down; young children and infants may also require treatment on the face and scalp, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (A... More »