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What is pubic lice?

Pubic lice is a rather unpleasant phenomenon that can meet almost everyone. Data little parasites have a yellow-grey color and looks very similar to small crabs. To consider pubic lice with the naked eye is difficult. They rarely exceed 3 mm in length. Another name for these parasites - crab lice. In most cases, they settle in the hairy genitals of the person. However, there were occasions when crab lice multiplied on the eyebrows, eyelashes and underarms.

Pubic lice is a rather controversial entity. On the one hand, it can live for several months without hosts, withstand the pressure up to 1.3 kg, to exist under water for 2 days and in deep sand at least 4 days. But on the other hand, without food, crab lice can not live 24 hours. In addition to their normal functioning, a temperature of not lower than 30°C.

These parasites are very motile and reproduce by laying eggs. The pubic louse feeds on human blood. Their life expectancy does not exceed 24 days.

Pediculosis (ftiras) is a parasitic disease belonging to the group of genital infections. It should be noted that crab lice often become carriers of various diseases. For example, pubic lice can cause typhus and trench fever.

The etiology of phthiriasis

Contrary to popular belief, to get tiresom from Pets cannot. Those who are interested, how are these parasites, it should be understood that they breed exclusively on the person and pick up the infection from him. In most cases, pubic lice infection occurs during sexual intercourse with an infected partner. However, doctors warn that crabs can be transmitted to a healthy person through clothing, bed linen or towel.

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It is important to conduct disinfection of personal belongings of the patient. For these purposes, use special substances - dezinfektanty. Very popular a drug as an aerosol "A-steam." The tool should handle all the belongings of the patient and bed linen. If it is not possible to buy special dezinfektanty, that all things must be carefully precipatate. The fact that lice can not withstand too high temperatures and die quickly.

Folk remedy for pubic lice

At home to get rid from these parasites can be not only through costly medicinal drugs.

Very popular in the fight against pubic lice are various traditional recipes:

  1. Tar. 1 teaspoon of birch tar should be mixed with 1a tablespoon of butter. The mixture should process the entire pubic area after a shower. For a positive result this procedure should be carried out for 9 consecutive days. Parallel need every day to boil my underwear.
  2. Sorrel with garlic. A small amount of sorrel, thoroughly rinse and squeeze the juice out of it. After that 3 tablespoons of juice should be mixed with 1 small spoon of minced garlic. The resulting ointment should be applied daily on the affected skin for 10 days.
  3. At home you can also prepare an effective infusion of 50 grams of chopped herbs zigadenus Siberian and 100 grams of 70% alcohol. The resulting consistency should insist in a dark place for 10 days. Ready tincture should be mixed in equal quantity with sunflower oil. Positive results should appear within 10 days.
  4. To treat pubic lice with the help of cranberries. Its juice should be rubbed in the groin area every day for 2 weeks.
  5. Treatment for lice using lemon and peppermint. 2 tablespoons mint must be crushed and crushed in a mortar. To the resulting slurry is necessary to add the same quantity of sunflower oil. Then 1 large lemon should be scalded with boiling water, squeeze, and grind the zest. It remains only to mix the lemon juice with the butter, zest and mint. The finished slurry is necessary to handle the pubis and adjacent skin areas. Wash this home remedy should only be 2 hours. Required to carry out the procedure every night for 10 days straight.

Before using any home funds from pubic lice you should consult with your doctor. The thing is that homemade recipes often are the cause of severe allergic reactions that complicate the disease. Sometimes to get rid of allergies is much harder than coping with the very disease.