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If a person gets head lice from someone who is hiv positive, will the person get infected with hiv since the head lice sucked the blood from the hiv positive person first ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I know of no case: reports involving HIV transmission via lice.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2021

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