Is it true that lice will only lay eggs on a human scalp, or will they also lay eggs on furniture or bedding?

Question

Is it true that lice will only lay eggs on a human scalp, or will they also lay eggs on furniture or bedding?

Answer

Yes, head lice only lay eggs on the human scalp, they do not lay eggs on surfaces such as furniture or bedding.

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Head Lice

nit

Lice eggs, called nits, are attached to the hair shaft and are difficult to remove.