On this page (below) are various pictures of head lice including pictures of head lice in the scalp of their host, head lice compared to common household items (this shows how small they are relative to our belongings), body lice on different parts of the body, magnified view of head lice so you can see what they look like up close, and various areas of the skin that have been attacked by lice. The pictures that show the skin of lice victims after they have been attacked by lice is one of the few symptoms of having a lice infestation. As mentioned on the home page lice usually inhabit on the host either in the hair, neck or behind the ears, or dark and relatively damp areas of the body (body lice). Lice move fast and are difficult to see but they cause immense itching due to their saliva causing an allergic reaction to a human’s skin so if you suspect you have lice and you frequently itch on your scalp or other parts of your body; chances are you are infested with lice. For techniques on how to get rid of lice go here.