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Signs And Symptoms Of 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 »

Not your typical crabs.NEVER, EVER, EVER BEEN ASKED! Donation that will be true!

So here's the question.. I hope its not too strange for you, but it's been worrying me and can't... Read more »
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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 »
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Gonorrhea

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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 »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... 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 »