How to Check for Lice?
If you suspect that your child has head lice, there are a few easy steps you can follow to confirm that you need to begin treatment. Once you determine that the condition it is, in fact, lice, you'll want to act quickly to kill the lice, remove the nits and stop the problem from spreading.
Gather these tools together to help you determine if your child has lice and, if they do, make it easier to treat them ASAP.
An old towel
A sealable plastic bag
Sometimes, it’s difficult to tell if it is lice or just some other scalp condition like dandruff, or even dirt.
Adult lice are usually light brown in color and look like sesame seeds. They often move quickly and can be found on the scalp or hair.