Pubic Lice (Crabs)

By: Marisa & Maddie

What is Pubic Lice?

Six-legged creatures that invade the pubic area, and cause severe itchiness and sores.


Is it Treatable?

Yes, you can treat it by using an ointment. Leave lice medication on for the recommended amount of time, then remove the nits from the hair shaft by using fingernails, or a fine toothed comb. Wash all bedding, towels, clothes, etc. after treatment.

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To prevent, avoid sexual contact with infected people.

Other Prevention Tips

Again, avoid sexual contact with those infected. As well as sharing bedding, or clothing. If you are treated, make sure your partner is also treated.

Sources: Web MD & CDC