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Muncie, IN
A 36-year-old female asked:

Is there any way to find out which sexual partner was the first one who contracted body lice and or pubic lice?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Not really: You could get a clue from whoever had symptoms first or was potentially exposed to another partner (or a shared bed). But there is no other way and in most cases it isn't possible to know. Most important that a) both get treated and b) both be tested for common STDs, usually gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and HIV.
Last updated Feb 1, 2017


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