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Pubic lice are usually found on or near the genitals but may also be found in facial hair, eyelashes, eyebrows, armpits, chest hair, and even on the scalp. They are spread mainly through sexual contact. But they can also be spread through clothing or towels.
Last Revised: August 30, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
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