Entomology (Study of Bugs)/Bugs in my hair

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I am from illinois, USA.
I have had these bugs in my hair since July. I have tried all the lice treatments to no avail. I have used used a medication on my hair prescribed by my doctor. I would like to know the name of the bug and if there is a treatment for them so maybe my doctor can help me or maybe there is an over the counter remedy.  So hoping for an answer!
Thank you!!

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Hi Cindy
 This intrigues me because the photo you sent looks like a Bee fly and what is doing in your hair makes no sense. Have these flies been flying around your head and getting into your hair? I assume you have been bitten since you have seen a doctor. Bee flies do not bite.  It is possible that the fly you sent a photo of is not the one causing the problem.

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Walter Hintz

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I can answer any questions about insects and spiders.

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I have taught science for over 57 years. I am presently teaching biology at the college level. I have done extensive graduate work in entomology.

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Momentum Magazine The Ohio Journal of Science

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B.S. In Ed Kent State Unuv M.Sc The Ohio State Univ National Science Foundation Fellowships: Electron Microscopy Univ of California Entomology Kent State Univ

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