A 23-year-old female asked:

My puppy has a fleas. i found two dead fleas in my underwear today but there are no itchy bumps in the area. could the fleas have entered my vagina and/or laid eggs? won't the ph kill them? could they have also entered the hair on my head? pls help?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Fleas require the animal blood to survive. Their bites are an effort to feed/survive but they die off quickly without at least a daily animal blood meal. I wouldn't worry about becoming infested. They are not like lice that can survive on humans.
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