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How Common Is Pubic Lice

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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
...Hi,The little creatures have many names, including: Phthirus pubis, pubic lice, crab lice, Pediculosis pubis and "oh my God, creepy crawly bugs on my nether regions!"I'll repost below a few crab-related Read more »

Pubic lice and HIV transmission

DoctorIf I get pubic lice from HIV positive partner...would that put me into a risk of getting HIV... Read more »

Lice, Crabs, and Scabies

I recently met a guy online and he seemed really nice and seemed very clean. We ended up having... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...need if you do not know your HIV status. For 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... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Important STDS

...lesions often heal without treatment, although physicians may sometimes scrape them off or treat them with chemical irritants. Pubic Lice Pubic lice ( pediculosis pubis or crab lice) are very tiny insects that infest the pubic hair and... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

What Are Opportunistic Infections? Testing for OIs OIs and AIDS What Are the Most Common OIs? Preventing OIs Treating OIs What Are Opportunistic Infections? In our bodies, we carry many germs -- bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and... Read more »
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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
...follice as well. I've searched and searched but I don't see anything about this, not even on this site. I thought perhaps pubic lice, but there's not noticeable itching. I had unprotected sex with someone one time only about 4 months ago,... Read more »

Wierd rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm HIV+ and I have a weird rash in my groin that won't go away. I've been to 3 different medical facilities and they just don't know what it is. I've gotten tested for STDs and such, and don't have any. It's was itchy and didn't hurt. Now it... Read more »

social_worker help me

Posted by savealife, 1 Reply
... I was blood donor and I saved alot of folks dont they imformd folks if there promblem cause my wife she donated and she had crabs and she didnt know until she seen her dr and she said I just donated blood at blood drive he said dont worry susan... Read more »