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How could I have caught lice?

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: From someone else

Lice are transmitted from one person to another by using a comb or brush.

In brief: From someone else

Lice are transmitted from one person to another by using a comb or brush.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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