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in hostels can i get bedbugs or lice in my pubic hairs

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Sure.: The former is a bigger risk than the latter; most hostels make you provide your own sheets, but bedbugs live on mattresses, not sheets or blankets. Mo ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes and no.: The habitat of pubic lice is hair-bearing areas; they like to set up housekeeping next to a hair shaft and rarely venture very far from it. But shavin ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Germophobia: This is the same question as your others, this time about lice. Like warts, only by intimate contact with another person, not through clothing or cont ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confirm/prescribed : This is something you can have confirmed by exam and treated with prescribed meds. The meds used are potentially toxic if misused so there are limits ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pediculosis pubis: Is the name for crabs infesting the pubic area. Crabs (lice) often live in the pubic area or near the anus. The can also live in the hair or eye lash ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Head lice are hard to see.It is the active lice, jumping to your hair that could infect you, not the eggs.The eggs are glued to the hair.However, if t ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Hyperpigmentation: If it's lasting long, it may be hyperpigmentation from folliculitis/ingrown hairs. When you shave, be sure to use shaving cream, only shave in the di ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Mites: They are more commont than you think. Spread from person to person. Live in hair follicles, eyelash eyebrow and nostrils . If problematic see ophthal ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Both: Sounds as if she is unfortunate enough to have both infestations as once. The scabies mite is not visible without a microscope. Head Lice are hard to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Lice: Probably yes.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: These could be bedbugs, by your brief description, but only a visit to your doc or dermatologist would allow a proper label.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it will work: Active lice lay their eggs at the scalp line.You will see some further out because the hair grows out with the incubating egg attached.You are bound t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Oh : Oh my. I think I am stumped. There are studies in ireland regarding the skin secretions of the waxy monkey frog and the giant firebellied toad and an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
52 years experience Dermatology
New hair growth: I don't know why you would get new hair growing on your skin after touching a frog, or frog urine, and i think that you are mistaken. Even if the fro ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: Do check them via images on net ...you will geta good idea. hard to assess without such pictures.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dog info: Here are three sites where you can get this answered: my pet ed : http://www.Mypeted.Com/ * just answer on-line vets at: http://www.Justanswer.Com/sip ... Read More
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Then it is : Time to go see your pediatrician for help. To be sure it is head lice and possibly for a prescription
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Head lice and pubic lice are different "animals", so to speak. The itching in your pubic area is most likely a response to the grooming of the area an ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
No: Spiders do not lay eggs in your hair! Thank goodness!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Folliculitis?: Could be infection of the hair follicles, may need chlorhexadine soap to resolve. Check pharmacy or see your dr.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: It is possible, but less likely, because of the texture and type of hair is different between the scalp and pubic region.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Alopecia?: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disor ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nutrition : Eat healthy. Protein. Low sugar. Folic acid supplement and diatomaceous earth (food grade) creates healthy hair.

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