- Families are encouraged to look for lice routinely because it can recur.
- Safe sexual practices may lower the risk of transmitting pubic lice and other diseases.
- Wash clothes, bed linens, combs, and brushes to prevent recurrence.
- Preventive treatments with anti-lice agents are not recommended and can lead to illness and persistent itching.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/8/2014
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