Body Lice
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Body Lice
Body Lice
Body lice are tiny parasites (Pediculus humanus corporis) that spread through close contact with other people. There are three types of lice: Body lice; Head lice; Pubic lice. This article focuses on body lice.
  • Body lice
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Skin Examination
  • Use of Medicated Shampoo
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Destruction of or Careful Washing of In...
  • Poor Hygiene
  • Contact With Infected Person
  • Crowded living space (finding)
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A lice infestation is a population of small parasites that live on the human body.
A body lice infestation occurs when the parasitic insects invade the body to feed on human blood. Signs of lice include intense itching,...
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