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How is a louse born and how does it live?

The female louse places the eggs or nits. She can lay 10 eggs in a single day, and during her lifetime produces about 200.

One or one and a half weeks after laying the eggs, the nymphs appear. These then change and grow, and after 15 days are already adults, i.e., lice.

To summarize, we may say that lice live in three stages:

Mònica Carol Torrades. Doctor of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy Pharmacist in Igualada.