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My gp told me pubic lice is curable.the doctor from the sexual health tells me different they are treatable there's no cure.u live withthemcompletely?

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Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
Dermatology
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In brief: Pubic Lice Cure

With proper use of prescription creams, or lotions, pubic lice is curable.
Since it is a human parasite on the skin, you can catch it again from intimate exposure to others who have the lice, or by sharing contaminated clothing, towels. Contact your doctor, or a Dermatologist, for treatment.

In brief: Pubic Lice Cure

With proper use of prescription creams, or lotions, pubic lice is curable.
Since it is a human parasite on the skin, you can catch it again from intimate exposure to others who have the lice, or by sharing contaminated clothing, towels. Contact your doctor, or a Dermatologist, for treatment.
Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
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Dr. David Carlson
Psychiatry
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In brief: Curable, but . . .

Treatment must kill all the lice & anything (or person) you have close contact with must be free of lice or you will risk re-infestation.
This is kind of like bed bugs- they can be killed but you have to kill them all. The environment (bedding, clothing, another person) may be carrying the parasite and you can develop a new case; or if treatment allowed some to survive, they will reproduce.

In brief: Curable, but . . .

Treatment must kill all the lice & anything (or person) you have close contact with must be free of lice or you will risk re-infestation.
This is kind of like bed bugs- they can be killed but you have to kill them all. The environment (bedding, clothing, another person) may be carrying the parasite and you can develop a new case; or if treatment allowed some to survive, they will reproduce.
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