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What is the difference between crabs and pubic lice?
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Brittany Chan
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In brief: They're the same.
Pubic lice are commonly referred to as "crabs" or crab lice.
The scientific name is phthirus pubis.

In brief: They're the same.
Pubic lice are commonly referred to as "crabs" or crab lice.
The scientific name is phthirus pubis.
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