A member asked:

Can you get pubic lice if you have no pubic hair?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern answered

Specializes in Dermatology

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 shaving your pubic hair does not guarantee that you won't get pubic lice. They can infest other hairy areas on the abdomen, back, legs, or even eyebrows. And unless you shave meticulously, there are always a few hairs (or stubble) for lice to find.

Answered Oct 19, 2013



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