Nits


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Nits

The eggs produced by head or pubic lice, usually grayish-white in color and visible at the base of hair shafts.
Mentioned in: Lice Infestation
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The trouble is, even when you treat the nits at home, other parents don't and so your child keeps getting reinfected.
Furthermore, students with only nits are being excluded and nits are not contagious.
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