U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

In hostels can I get bedbugs or lice in my pubic hairs

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
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
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Very likely.: Bedbug bites have a blotchy, smudgy, red appearance. They also remain close to their hosts, and in beds and couches, and they tend to have the smell o... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
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
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Transport: Because they are nocturnal it would be more likely that they would be transported in the crevices of your clothing, your luggage, on bedding, second-... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Treat For Head Lice: There are 3 types of lice: head, body, & pubic. Pubic (crab) have distinctive appearance from other two. Head & body lice appear similar but h... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Felix Chien
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Little bugs.: This can be very frustration, and I certainly feel for your distress. Have you tried prescription medication and have you seen your physician? If you... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Berman
Dermatology 40 years experience
Lice yes herpes no: if you are intensely itchy down there and scratching aggressively, an infection with lice is possible. Look for bugs moving and nits on the hair shaft... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Jock itch is a common lay term for simple fungal infections that occasionally infect the skin near or of the genitals. These are acquired at random fr... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership