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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.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics Specialist Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics