Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

7 HOURS AGO You want dermatologist-approved skin—here's how to get it at home: http://t.co/QnHOyrxeqe

10 HOURS AGO Are good things comin' your way? Check your #horoscope to see: http://t.co/X0oqJA2AV2

11 HOURS AGO Betcha didn't know flaxseed could do this: http://t.co/BVSiatO8sk

 

sponsored links

I think I have crabs! What should I do?


 
I've found tiny white little things in my pubic hair and I also have other symptoms of crabs, but I'm too scared to tell anyone! Who should I tell first? Help!
 
First thing’s first: We know it’s embarrassing, but you really ought to tell your mom. You should go to your physician or gynecologist ASAP to see if the symptoms you’re experiencing really are crabs, and to have a treatment prescribed. Treatment for crabs usually consists of medication, either prescription or over-the-counter. You’ll also need to wash all of your bedding, towels and recently worn clothes in hot water. Trust us, life is just easier when Mom knows what’s going on.
 
Crabs (or pubic lice) are typically considered to be a sexually transmitted disease, or STD. The lice are most often transferred from body to body during sexual contact, but they can also be acquired by sharing already infected bedding, towels or clothes.
 
They usually cause intense itching, most often at night. You might be able to see grayish-white insects in your pubic hair, or the pinhead-sized nits clinging to the hair. You can pick up a nit comb at any drugstore to remove the nits. You might also see bluish-gray marks on your private parts and  thighs from the bites lice leave.
 
Bottom line? Tell mom your suspicions and get yourself to the doc immediately, babe. Whether it’s crabs or not, you need to get this sitch taken care of.

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 5/21/2011 7:00:00 AM

POSTED IN , , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
 
What fall TV show is currently ruling your DVR?



 
 

A dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s.

X

Love reading? Want to start an awesomely edgy new series?

 

We're kicking off our Lunar Chronicles Book Club with Cinder, the first story in this futuristic series with a fairytale twist. 

 

CLICK HERE to join the club...and you could win your pick from the Chronicles—including Fairest, the newest novel to hit shelves.

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links