What Kind of Bugs Are Found on the Scalp?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 4:42:59 PM ET

The most common type of bug found on the human scalp is head lice. Head lice are a parasitic insects that feed off human blood and can be transmitted via contact with other people. The parasites are found throughout the world, but are most common among school-age children.

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