Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Can You Get Pubic Lice If You Have No Pubic Hair

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

crabs (CRABS)

the real name for crabs
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...primarily during sexual contact. Dr. Bob crabsJul 7, 2006 what kind of over-the-counter drug can i use to get rid of crabs in the pubic hairs? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Try RID. It's available over the counter. Massage it into dry... Read more »

herpes and crabs

can a person get herpes or carbs from oral sex and if so how long does it take for symptoms to show? Read more »

HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...moreinformation on HIV, go to the section on TWP website called HIV: TheBasics . Pubic Lice ("Crabs") Pubic lice live in the pubic hair and can be transmitted by skin-to-skincontact. They can also be spread through infected clothes and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...through close skin-to-skin contact, but also via shared towels, clothing, or bedding. Pubic lice typically live in the pubic hair, but may also take up residence in underarm hair, facial hair, eyebrows, or eyelashes. The... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Important STDS

...with chemical irritants. Pubic Lice Pubic lice ( pediculosis pubis or crab lice) are very tiny insects that infest the pubic hair and survive by feeding on human blood. These parasites are most often spread by sexual contact; in a few cases,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a... Read more »
Connect With Others

pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter two months ago, but until today this feeling started.. Read more »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well. I've Read more »

Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know? Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...anything else). She also did some flogging. A couple of days later (about a week) I saw a strange animal (maybe a lice?) on my pubic hair, and got rid of it. Never have seen another one... I felt nothing "strange" until three and a half (3 1/2)... Read more »