Pubic Lice

Pubic lice

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Pubic lice are usually found on or near the genitals but may also be found in facial hair, eyelashes, eyebrows, armpits, chest hair, and even on the scalp. They are spread mainly through sexual contact. But they can also be spread through clothing or towels.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics

Current as ofAugust 21, 2015

Current as of: August 21, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics