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What part of the body do skin lice bite?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Body Lice
Body lice live in the seams and folds of clothing.
They feed on human blood and lay their eggs and deposit waste matter on the skin and clothing. They can live in clothing for up to 1 month. Lice die within 5 - 7 days at room temperature if they fall off a person. You can catch body lice if you come in direct contact with someone who has lice. You can also get lice from infected clothing, towels, .

In brief: Body Lice
Body lice live in the seams and folds of clothing.
They feed on human blood and lay their eggs and deposit waste matter on the skin and clothing. They can live in clothing for up to 1 month. Lice die within 5 - 7 days at room temperature if they fall off a person. You can catch body lice if you come in direct contact with someone who has lice. You can also get lice from infected clothing, towels, .
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Lice
There are 3 types of lice: pubic (crabs), head & body lice.

In brief: Lice
There are 3 types of lice: pubic (crabs), head & body lice.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
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In brief: Scalp and pubic
Scalp: called head lice.
Lower abdomen and genitalia: called pubic lice.

In brief: Scalp and pubic
Scalp: called head lice.
Lower abdomen and genitalia: called pubic lice.
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