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Lice and dandruff are two common conditions that affect the scalp.
Nits vs dandruff pictures. Dandruff is usually located all over the scalp while lice eggs are usually primarily located behind the ears and in the neck area as this is where female lice prefer to lay their eggs. If you have never identified nits before it can be difficult to decide whether a white spot is a nit or not. While they share some similarities lice and dandruff have different causes so they require different treatments. Dandruff also known as seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes the top layer of skin to shed too quickly.
I have gone through both their heads and all i can see is what i think are flakes of skin that to me look like the flakes of skin you normally get as cradle cap. Ds dd got sent home early from the childminder today with suspected nits. Dandruff dandruff flakes from the scalp but nits stick to the hair. Nits are eggs of lice laid by female lice while dandruff is a condition of the scalp.
It can result from dry skin psoriasis or even dermatitis. Head lice and dandruff have similar symptoms and signs. Dandruff also known as seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes the top layer of skin to shed too quickly. But if your child is severely.
Nits tend to be more concentrated in areas where head lice like to live the base of the neck behind the ears. Dandruff dandruff flakes from the scalp but nits stick to the hair. How to tell the difference between dandruff and nits. People often mistake dry scalp and dandruff for nits.
Nits are easy to recognize because they are tiny sticky and do not look like flakes. Infestations of lice are contagious and dandruff is not. While you may be brushing flakes of dandruff from your shoulders nits dont fall off. Todays blog covers a common dilemma.
To an untrained eye it can be easy to mistake dandruff for nits theyre both a translucent white color and both get caught in strands of hair. Of course empty nits can be easily confused with dandruff when you only look at the color. Read on to discover more differences.