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When to Seek Medical Care
When to call the doctor
While lice can easily and effectively be treated with home-care methods, call your doctor if these conditions develop:
When to go to the hospital
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Based on the finding of lice and nits on the scalp, genital area, body, or on clothing, the doctor can suggest home-care techniques and prescribe medications as necessary. No other tests are usually performed to diagnose lice.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/8/2015
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