Body lice ("louse" for just one) live and lay eggs (nits) in the seams of clothing. They are only present on the body when they are feeding. Body lice are usually spread through contact with personal items such as clothing and hats.
Current as ofDecember 12, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Medical Review:John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine