Pubic Lice

Pubic lice (crabs) are tiny insects that normally reside in pubic hair, underarm hair and, occasionally, in eye-lashes and eyebrows.

Symptoms And Signs-

  • Itching (worse at night) and burning of the pubic area.
  • Itching may spread to other moist areas of the body (armpit)
  • Intense or prolonged scratching

Investigations—

Lice eggs, or “nits,” may be found attached to hair in the pubic area, when seen under microscope.

Treatment—

Completely treated with Medicines

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