Haggai Okumu Nairobi Kenya
Shaving your pubic hair prevents you from various infections.
Some people thinks that having a larger penis and a long pubic hair,characterizes their manhood. Something they dont understand is that large pubic hair brings problems like pubic lice infestation.
Pubic lice also known as crabs, are very small insects that infests your genital area, feed on your blood and causes intese itching in affected area. These lice lives on pubic hair and can also be found in eye lashes,armpit,hair and facial hair.
These lice are transmited through:
-Intimate contact, including sexual intercourse.
-using the blankets, towels, sheets or clothing of people who have pubic lice.
-close hugging and kissing with someone with lice.
Signs and symptoms of this lice.
-Itching genital areas and anus.
-Lack of energy.
- Low grade fever.
-Irritability and inflammation caused by scratching.
-Pale bluish sports near the bite.
-Black powder in underwear.
-Small red bumps or sports on the skin.
One suffering from pubic lice have the following complications:
-Scratching can lead to an infestation such as impetigo.( Bacterial skin infection) or futunclosis( boils on the skin)
-Eyes infections, such as conjunctivitis, and eye inflammation,such as blepharitis can sometimes develop in your eyelashes have been infested with pubic lice.
-Untreated, long standing infestation can cause you generally feel unwell.
Risk factors of this lice include.
-Being sexually active.
-Having more than one partner.
-Having sexual relations with aperson who has an infestation. Shairing towels, Beddings, or clothings.
Its always recommended to shave your pubic hairs since when you sweat, it brings about accumulation of dirt which causes lice.