A member asked:

Does shaving solve pubic lice? after shaving i feel itch. i recently had head lice so i'm scared i might have pubic lice too. it doesn't itch crazy

6 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Lice binds to the shafts of your hair. Shaving all hair removes all potential for lice.

Answered May 2, 2018



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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

The lice can remain on even very short, shaven hairs.

Answered Nov 3, 2018



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