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Dealing With Crabs

Crabs is one of those sexually transmitted things that the world regularly sees right now. Those little critters that latch onto you and make a host out of you are called crab lice. These are insects which feed on you and makes a living by infecting you. Crab lice are also known as Phthirus pubis and they are just about half the size of head lice which is just about one-twelfth of an inch long. They have hooked mitts that can be compared to crab claws and it is because of these that they are cal…

Crab Lice or Pubic Lice

Crab lice, commonly called “crabs” because of its resemblance to a crab, are a type of human lice that live in clothing and the pubic area. They are wingless, about 1 to 3 millimeters long. They attach themselves to hair strands, and hatch out of pods called “nits.” These nits that are too tightly attached to be brushed off must be removed by pulling the hair or a fine-toothed comb.The crab louse can live in almost any human hair, but is found most commonly in pubic hair,…