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Lice are a common infestation, especially in pediatric patients. Thankfully, treatment is often very straight forward and successful. The key to diagnosis is inspection for live louse, nits, and eggs. First line treatment includes wet combing, topical pediculicides, or shaving of hair. Second line treatments are reserved for refractory cases.