Pubic lice: Why humans’ intimate cling-ons are due a resurgence as waxing falls in popularity

A case of the 'crabs' might seem like a bygone ailment, but the creepy crawlies could be making a comeback due to shifts in consumers’ grooming routines, treatment resistance and climate change

Pubic lice, commonly known as crabs, might be clinging on for longer than scientists had anticipated, due to a drop in popularity of intimate waxing.

The Pithris pubis or pubic louse typically inhabits coarse human body hair, such as that found around the genitals, underarms, chest, . . .

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