Pubic lice

Also known as…

Crabs.

How is it passed on?

Close physical contact.

Symptoms

Itching around pubic hair, tiny eggs in the pubic hair, and sometimes seen in underpants.

What are the long term effects?

None known.

Can you get rid of it?

Yes using special lotions from the chemist.

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