Pubic Lice

Pubic LicePubic lice is a type of lice that suck the blood and usually occurs only in pubic hairs and hairs around the anus. However, in very hairy people, these lice sometimes appear on hairs on other parts of the body, lashes, and eyebrows. Lice can be observed with a careful look, its diameter is 1 to 2 mm, and resembles a small crab. The bright and shiny egg that female hatches stick to the hair so firmly that they can not be removed by simple washing. Pubic lice are almost always transmitted through sexual contact with a person who has already been infested.


Usually, it will take a few weeks before you notice that you’ve got pubic lice. Meaning, it will take a few weeks for them to grow and expand in a noticeable number. Many people do not feel any symptoms, while some people experience itching in pubic hair, especially at night.

What to do?

If you have pubic lice, go to a medical institution or to your doctor. You will get a fluid or fat that kills lice and their eggs. At the same time, your doctor will advise an examination to determine if you have any other sexually transmitted disease.