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Doctor insights on: Std Pubic Lice

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Are pubic lice eggs brown?

Are pubic lice eggs brown?

Yes: The lice and the nits both tend to be dark brown. There are white nits which are often associated with a fungal infection. ...Read more

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Can scabies and pubic lice affects fertility?

No: Not unless a partner wont come near you. Seriously, scabies and pubic lice do not have any effect on fertility. ...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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Does pubic lice have red claws?

Yes, reddish color: especially if viewed over a light or if recent blood meal, and their shape is like a crab in contrast to head lice which are more linear. Crab lice can sometimes be found in other areas, such as eye lashes or scalp hair in children. ...Read more

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Can you contract an STD from pubic lice carrier?

Can you contract an STD from pubic lice carrier?

Yes: Pubic lice is contagious and is an std. So you can even get pubic lice when you use a condom. Be careful:-). ...Read more

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What colour are pubic lice eggs?

What colour are pubic lice eggs?

Usually, off white: Most lice eggs or nits appear off-white against dark pubic hair, appear somewhat triangular, and are attached to the hair shaft. They may be hard to see in very fair individuals. A nit comb may be helpful in looking for them. ...Read more

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Hi,do pubic lice come from the vagina?

Pubic lice: More than likely you got pubic lice from your sexual partner ...Read more

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Do hair boils in pubic area get mistaken for gential warts?

Do hair boils in pubic area get mistaken for gential warts?

Not likely: The appearance of warts and boils are distinctly different. An expert in skin diseases should have trouble distinquishing the two conditions. Genital warts look like warts would and boils are inflammed tender bumps. ...Read more

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Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

No.: You can get infection at the site of hair follicles, but you cannot get sores vaginally. You need to be seen by a doctor who can check your herpes viral titers. ...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?

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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Could shaving your pubes get rid of pubic lice?

Shaving is not: Sufficient. Pubic lice (phthirus pubis) can be treated with otc product like nix (permethrin) or rid. Other options are prescription medications like Malathion (kept on affected area for 8 to 12 hours); invermectin (2 pills – may need to repeated in 10 days); lindane (if you have failed other treatments). ...Read more

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Are pubic lice a red colour?

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Are pubic lice a red colour?

Yes: Here is an image of a pubic louse and a head louse. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Had abnormal vaginal discharge for a while... tested neg for STDs. Shaved pubic hair and washed pubic area. Can pubic hair cause abnorm vag discharge?

Had abnormal vaginal discharge for a while... tested neg for STDs. Shaved pubic hair and washed pubic area. Can pubic hair cause abnorm vag discharge?

Usually no: Pubic hair does not grow in the mucosa inside the vagina since it is non hair bearing. Vaginal discharge may indicate a reaction to something that has been placed into the vagina or a reaction to bacterial/yeast overgrowth. If the discharge is discolored, has an odor or causes burning/itching, there may be an infection present. ...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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Is head lice contagious

Yes: It spreads through contact among classmates or family members. ...Read more

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Can you get pubic lice without sexual intercourse or sexual contact?

Yes, but...: The large majority of crabs (pubic lice infestation) are sexually acquired during intercourse. However, it's also possible from sharing a bed or intimate clothing with someone who has it. ...Read more

Body Lice (Definition)

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


Pubic Lice (Definition)

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