U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
CA
A 31-year-old member asked:

How can you prevent a pubic lice infestation?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christopher Quinn
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Avoid: Avoid contact, clothing, and bedding of someone who has pubic lice.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Avoid: Avoid people who have it. Usually sexually transmitted.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 40-year-old member asked:
Does anyone know if mosquito repellent prevents lice from hopping on you?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 47-year-old member asked:
Will pubic lice stop me from going on my vacation?
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
A 39-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between crabs and pubic lice?
2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.