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My whole body is itching from the pubic lice. I've tried lyclear dermal and derbac m lotion. They failed.

My whole body is itching from the pubic lice. I've tried lyclear dermal and derbac m lotion. They failed.

Body lice can be: Very difficult to eradicate. Usually, the treatment is not just local, as in using creams in the hair of the affected area (s). You also have to wash all your bedding, clothes. Lice lay eggs everywhere, and you need to get every last one. ...Read more

Body Lice (Definition)

Similar to head lice, these tiny parasitic insects live on the clothes and can often be seen at the seams. They feed on the blood of the host, and ...Read more


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Pubic lice gone but bumps not. When I don't touch them they settle down but white thing in them cause itching. When I scratch they get bigger and hurt?

Pubic lice gone but bumps not. When I don't touch them they settle down but white thing in them cause itching. When I scratch they get bigger and hurt?

Scabies: The itchy bumps may last for weeks after the lice have been killed since the body and fecal matter still remain at the site involved. Try some cortisone cream on the areas. ...Read more

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How to identify whether pubic lice is causing itching in the female genital area?

How to identify whether pubic lice is causing itching in the female genital area?

Look for them: Pubic lice is most common sexually transmitted parasitic infection, associated with itching, can see parasites crawling and also can see lice eggs the nits treated along with partner with over the counter Permethrin or r x ed kwell (lindane). ...Read more

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Will removing hair from the genital area helps in removing pubic lice and thereby prevent itching?

Will removing hair from the genital area helps in removing pubic lice and thereby prevent itching?

Pubic Lice: A lice-killing lotion containing 1% Permethrin or a mousse containing pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide can be used to treat pubic ("crab") lice. These products are available over-the-counter without a prescription at a local drug store or pharmacy. These medications are safe and effective when used exactly according to the instructions in the package or on the label. ...Read more

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Recently had lice on scalp. Treated and scare for pubic lice so I shaved my pubic hair. After shaving, it's starts to itch down there. Pubic lice?

Recently had lice on scalp. Treated and scare for pubic lice so I shaved my pubic hair. After shaving, it's starts to itch down there. Pubic lice?

Unlikely: Head lice and pubic lice are different "animals", so to speak. The itching in your pubic area is most likely a response to the grooming of the area and hair growth. ...Read more

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Are pubic lice link to other transmitted diease?

Pubic lice: Pubic lice are known as Pthirus pubis. They are found mostly in teenagers. Pubic lice are often spread during sexual activity. You should be checked for other STDs, since if you got one you may have gotten more. They can be associated with blepharitis if eyebrows are infected, and secondary impetigo or other skin infections may complicate your scratching the area. ...Read more

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What is the difference between crabs and pubic lice?

They're the same.: Pubic lice are commonly referred to as "crabs" or crab lice. The scientific name is phthirus pubis. ...Read more

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Can catch pubic lice definately from public toilets?

Not likely: Pubic lice are very slow moving, and do not live very long at temperatures lower than the human body. Transmission is usually through prolonged intimate contact, although anything is possible. Symptoms of itching or sores in the pubic region should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I believe I have pubic lice. How can I stop them from spreading?

You need to shave: Shave your pubic hair and see your doctor for a prescription to kill the lice pubic lice is contacted by sexual contact pubis to pubis and both partners need to be treated. ...Read more

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How to know if I have lice or pubic lice and what can it do to me?

How to know if I have lice or pubic lice and what can it do to me?

Looks like bugs: They look like little black specks around the hair shaft. They also move and look like bugs. Aside from itching, they are really nothing more than a nuisance. They can spread easily to others so treating them with a anti lice shampoo is helpful. ...Read more

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Is it possible get crabs (pubic lice) from someone who doesn't think she has them?

Difficult to answer: Well, if someone truly does not have crabs then that person cannot give crabs to someone else. However, if that person is not telling the truth and actually has crabs then certainly it can be spread to others. ...Read more

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Does derbac m liquid for pubic lice really work?

Does derbac m liquid for pubic lice really work?

Yes It Works: Derbac M contains Malathion which is an effective treatment for lice including pubic lice and the eggs. You should read the instructions, use only as directed (product is flammable). Repeat the treatment in 7 - 10 days. All sexual contacts should be examined and treated if infested. Wash all clothes, bedding, towels in hot water/hot dryer or dry-clean. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pubic lice?

PUBIC LICE: Treatment are same as head lice with lindane, quell shampoo, Permethrin 1 percent cream. ...Read more

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Can I get pubic lice on my scalp?

Can I get pubic lice on my scalp?

Possibly: It is possible, but less likely, because of the texture and type of hair is different between the scalp and pubic region. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pubic lice?

Permethrin: Use Permethrin lotion from the neck down, with special attention to folds and creases. ...Read more

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Pubic Lice (Definition)

Pubic lice is a parasitic infection of the hair shaft that can cause irritation and itching. It is ...Read more


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