A 51-year-old male asked:
a sex partner told me he has pubic lice. can i have them even if i don't see bugs or nits?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No itch =no lice: If you do not develop itching and don't see any lice you are not infected. However, if you do begin itching seek treatment quickly. Consider using some form of protection for sex. Many of the sexually transmitted diseases aren't as benign as lice.
5168 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Pubic lice: Can cause blue spots on the skin where the lice have been feeding. Nits (eggs) may be noted on the pubic hairs. If you have pubic lice - you should be experiencing itching.
249 viewsAnswered Nov 3, 2018
Last updated Nov 3, 2018
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