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What a Lice Infestation Looks Like

“What does lice look like on a hair strand?” asks this reader in her submission. She does not attach a picture or more context, but we will do our best to help her nonetheless.

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Critter in the Bathroom is Probably a Beetle Larva

We received these pictures from a woman who found the little critter in her bathroom sink and photographed it on a corner of a piece of toilet paper. She reports that it moves like an inchworm, its head appears large for its body, and that it has many tiny legs. In addition to finding the little guy creepy, she is concerned that it may be related to a recent lice epidemic in her child’s school.