Lice eggs, also called nits, are an obvious sign of lice infesting in the head. These are the size of a pinhead - yellow or tan empty shells glued to your hair. While many assume the eggs are dry skin, you can differentiate between the two by how difficult it is to remove the tine debris. Dry skin will fall off when the hair shaft is moved; nits must be pulled off the hair shaft with a bit of pressure. Adult lice choose your scalp for the warm temperature - if you've noticed nits in your hair, then there are adult lice present as well.
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