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I suffer from pubic lice if the clinic cannot diagnose them Will a blood test be an alternative. Also I suffer from depression by not able to have sex.

Self-treat. You don't need a physician's diagnosis to use an over-the-counter crab-lose killer. Read more...
No. I know of no blood test available for the presence of pubic lice.The diagnosis is made by exam with the discovery of the lice or egg casings. Symptoms like itching in the area may be due to other issues. Read more...
Easy to treat . You should use OTC medicine to treat pubic lice including Nix (permethrin) or Rid. If still symptomatic, prescription medication can be called in to treat the condition. Don't be too focused on any blood test for this condition. No need to feel depressed for not being sexually active. Some counseling would be helpful. Let us know if we can be of any further assistance:) Read more...

Will a cell blood count test diagnose scabies and pubic lice I read on the internet that scabies come out from the pores from the nose?

Skin scrapings. Scabies is generally diagnosed by the history and appearance of the skin, confirmed with a skin scraping and microscopic examination. Pubic lice can be visualized by the naked eye for diagnosis. A CBC would likely be unhelpful in determining these sorts of problems. Scabies live under the skin of any part of the body, usually spots that are protected (in skin folds, under the waist band, etc.) Read more...

How can I treat pubic lice?

Scabicide. A scabicide medication is used for the individual and any intimate contacts. At times the hair is shaven to remove all the nits. Your doctor can certainly help you with this treatment. Read more...
Many things. First visit your doctor for proper treatment (scabicide) and advice about preventing a recurrence. Next boil or dry clean sheets, pillow cases, blankets, or any clothing exposed to the lice. Don't forget luggage). Finally, be sure all contacts/environments are treated simultaneously. These infestations usually occur in crowded settings such as barracks or camps. Read more...

How do I tell her I might have pubic lice?

Pubic lice. Pubic lice are tiny insects that live on the pubic hairs, and climb down onto the skin to take a blood meal. You may see tiny specks of blood on your underwear or sheets, and if you look carefully, you may see the tiny gray creatures attached to the hairs. They are not easy to diagnose, so you should make sure you have them before you tell your female friend, . You must both be treated by a doctor. Read more...
Be direct. I would encourage you to be evaluated. That way you will have accurate information to provide her vice guesses. Read more...

Are pubic lice noticeable? What are the symptoms?

Phthirus pubis. The pubic louse (phthirus pubis) is also given the slang name of crabs. It is about 1/16th of an inch in size & when magnified looks like a crab. It is most commonly spread during sexual intercourse. It is a different organism then the lice that infect the hair or the body. Blue spots may show on the skin where the lice have been feeding. Nits (eggs) may noted on the pubic hairs. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: pubic lice?

"crabs" Pubic lice is a parasitic infection of the hair shaft that can cause irritation and itching. It is spread by close contact. Read more...

Can you tell me how I could tell if I have pubic lice?

Pubic Lice. Pubic lice may be found on genitalia, underarms, chest or even eye brows. Lice can itch a lot. Lice may be tan to brown gray & the size of a sesame seed. Nits are tiny, light to white colored deposits that adhere to hair. When lice have been present for a long time – surrounding skin may be purple or blue. Read more...
Pubic lice. can be visualized by the naked eye as small brown or gray crab-like bodies in the hair of the genitals, beard, armpits or eyebrows. Lice infestation is associated with intense itching, which can cause a rash with scabbing or bleeding. Read more...

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...