How do you get rid of pubic lice?
There are special shampoos, lotions, and mousses to get rid of pubic lice, and most are available without a prescription. Two shampoos that kill pubic lice are Nix and Rid. Make sure that any product you purchase contains 1% of a chemical called permethrin. These medications are safe and effective when used exactly according to the instructions in the package or on the label. If an over-the-counter product doesn't work, there are prescription treatments available. Talk to your doctor if you're having trouble getting rid of pubic lice.
When you have crabs can you spread them to other places in your body?
Crabs only like to live in the genital area. Pubic lice cannot live on the scalp like head lice, and head lice cannot live in the genital region like pubic lice.
Is it possible to have pubic lice and not know it?
While most STIs don't show symptoms, most people will know they have pubic lice because it causes itching and irritation in the pubic hair area.