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  • Head Lice for Parents

    Lice aren't dangerous and they don't spread disease, but they are contagious, annoying, and sometimes hard to get rid of. Learn more about this common childhood problem and how to get rid of those pesky little bugs.

  • Head Lice for Teens

    Lice aren't dangerous, but they do spread from person to person easily. They can also be hard to get rid of. Find out how to prevent lice -- and what to do if someone you know has them.

  • Lice Aren't So Nice for Kids

    Lice are tiny insects that live in a person's hair. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • First Aid: Head Lice for Parents

    Lice commonly spread from kid to kid. They're not dangerous - but they are creepy and annoying. Here's what to do about them.

  • Pubic Lice for Parents

    Pubic lice are six-legged creatures that infest the hair in the pubic area. Pubic lice infestation is considered a sexually transmitted disease (STD), but it can be contracted in other ways.

  • Pubic Lice (Crabs) for Teens

    Pubic lice, or "crabs," are tiny insects that can crawl from the pubic hair of one person to another during sex. Read about symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

  • Hey! A Louse Bit Me! for Kids

    Lice need to suck blood to survive, and they sometimes live on people's heads and lay eggs in their hair. Get the lowdown on lice in this article.

  • Parasitic Infections (Worms, Lice, etc.) for Parents

    From bedbugs to head lice, find out how to treat these common pests.

  • Ladilla (piojo del pubis) Para Adolescentes

    La ladilla es un insecto muy pequeño que camina del vello púbico de una persona al de otra durante el contacto sexual.

  • Ladilla Para Padres

    En la mayoría de los casos, la ladilla se transmite por contacto sexual del vello púbico de una persona al de otra persona. La ladilla puede contagiarse de otras maneras, como por ejemplo al usar ropa, toallas y ropa de cama que han estado en contacto con algún portador.