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Termites Live In Hair
Yes but unlikely.: You'd have to have a significant infestation for this to happen, and the texture of hair isn't what they're looking for to lay eggs. White egglike structures, especially if stuck to the hair shaft, are far more likely to be the nits of head lice. Cockroach eggs would wash off with a good shampoo or two; lice eggs will not and need to be combed out. ...Read more
Can scabies live off dead skin cells deposited in carpet or mattresses longer than 72 hours without human touch? will Leaving house 3/4days help?
Yes: Many of us have staph living in our noses. It is often completely harmless. It only needs to be treated if we are having recurrent skin infections, or those we live with/are in close contact with are. We have lots of bacteria in and on us; in fact there are more bacterial cells than human cells. Amazing but true. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely.: While anything is possible in medicine, even this, it is unlikely. The vagina has an acidic environment the kills most bacteria so the uterus does not get infected. Having said this, urinary tract infections from e.Coli can result from sexual activity, and moreover, venereal diseases, like chlamydia certainly can get to the womb and cause pelvic iflammatory disease, and infect the baby. ...Read more
Can male sperms travel from male to female through cloth in external environment(air)? Plz tell me life of sperms at outside the human body
Sure, but for...: Bugs can survive underwater, but for how long? Haven't seen any studies on how long it takes to drown a pubic flea (pubic lice, crabs). If being underwater meant instant death for these bugs, then swimmers and Jacuzzi-lovers would never have problems with crabs and lice. Unfortunately, life isn't that simple! It's best to go to the drugstore and buy the medicine to kill lice. ...Read more
Lice Don't Swim: Head lice live only on human beings. Can be spread quickly by using the hat, comb, or towel of infected person or by close contact. May crawl or fall onto clothing, bedding, towels, furniture, pool.Don't survive off body >24hr.Anyone can get lice despite frequent hairwashing. The nits (eggs) normally hatch into lice in about 1 week. Do not carry other diseases, no lasting health consequences. ...Read more
Live in Saudi Arabia with era curing sand storms. Our pool has. a lot of sand on the bottom of the pool . Can children swim safely? Broken vacuum
They can: Dust mites can live in clothing, although most people wash their clothes often enough for this to not be a problem. The biggest area they live is in bedding. If you're allergic to dust mites, you can get a special cover for your mattress. You should also wash your bedding regularly to keep them under control. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not long: Depends upon how hot it gets, possibly a couple of days. ...Read more
Depends: Head lice are hard to see.It is the active lice, jumping to your hair that could infect you, not the eggs.The eggs are glued to the hair.However, if there are eggs visible, there are likely living lice on the scalp.They could transfer in a hug, or on shared hats/scarves/combs or brushes. ...Read more
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