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Can body lice harm my one month old baby?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

See your pediatrician and get this taken care of asap.
These critters carry a variety of infections and can also produce severe itching and rash. Get help.

In brief: Possibly

See your pediatrician and get this taken care of asap.
These critters carry a variety of infections and can also produce severe itching and rash. Get help.
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Dr. Terry Brenneman
Body lice in the US are very rare and can carry diseases. Head lice,on the other hand, are very common but do not carry diseases.
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