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How Could I Have Caught Lice
From another person!: As humans we are the host for 3 different kinds of lice: head lice, body lice, and pubic lice. Lice are wingless, bloodsucking insects. They are difficult to see because they are about the size of a sesame seed and they adapt to take on the colour of their surroundings. They are thought to spread through close contact.Pubic lice are usually spread through sexual contact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: The word "septic" is an infection in the blood, usually with a gram negative, intestinal organism such as e coli. Even if the child breaks the skin and ends up with an infection on the skin, it is usually with a gram poitove such as staph or strep.They are less likely to spread to the blood from that source. Beside that, the skin of the scalp is tough and a little less likely to develop infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body lice: You need to have close or intimate contact to catch but. But they can be on the clothes too. Be carful. ...Read more
Do I have lice? I have a type of bug living in my hair that looks like lice but there are no visible eggs, nobody else in the house has caught them, and i never have combed out more than 20 bugs every few days with a metal lice comb. Most of the time my h
This : This is very challenging to answer without a clinical picture and seeing in person. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. They can examine you and look for nits in your hair. I hope that helps. ...Read more
I told my gp I caught pubic lice from public toilets she said to me know one cannot catch them from the toilets?
Person to person: They are spread person to person or from fabric that an infested person has touched (like sofa, headrest, clothing, towels, hats, etc..). The CDC website had no warnings about solid surfaces such as toilet seats and I have never known anyone infested from this type of contact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can people have intercourse if pubic lice are cure but is there a possibility can a person still catch them ?
I think the first: ....thing you should do is find out if it IS lice. It's virtually impossible to see your own head SO SEE A DOCTOR!. Other things can cause this creepy-crawly sensation, certain cold medications for example, but lice definitely need to be looked for before you start wondering what else it could be. Dr. Anne ...Read more
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