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Pubic lice

  1. 1. A presentation by Ibiyemi Ademola for YOUR Program Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  2. 2. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  3. 3. PROGRAM Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  4. 4. What is Louse (Plural. LICE) ?  Lice are very small insects that infest and lives on different parts of your body.  Lice feed on human blood and cause intense itching in affected areas Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  5. 5. Types of LICE  There are three types of lice that infest humans:  pediculus humanus capitis (head louse)  pediculus humanus corporis (body louse)  phthirus pubis (pubic louse) Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  6. 6. What do we really want to talk about? Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  7. 7. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  8. 8. What is Pubic Lice?  Pubic lice are tiny insects that live on humans, usually in the pubic hair. Infestation with pubic lice can cause severe itching.  It is caused or transmitted by crab lice which are known as pediculosis pubis or phthiriasis pubis Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  9. 9. Phthiriasis Pubis Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  10. 10. Some Affected Areas by Pubic Lice Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  11. 11. That’s Not ALL Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  12. 12. Some Affected Areas by Pubic Lice Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  13. 13. Still Not Convinced? Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  14. 14. Some Affected Areas by Pubic Lice Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  15. 15. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  16. 16. How do we know? (Symptoms)  The main symptom is severe itching in the affected areas, usually in the pubic hair region. Itching may take between one and three weeks to begin after you become infected.  Itching is usually worse at night, when the lice feed. It is due to a sensitivity to louse saliva.  Itchy red 'bumps' on the skin, in the hair- covered areas, may appear.  Faint blue spots may appear on the skin. This occurs where the lice have been feeding.  Skin irritation and scratching may cause redness or a rash in affected areas.  You may develop eye inflammation if your eyelashes are affected.  You might notice really tiny dark brown specks in your underwear or your skin Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  17. 17. How do we know? (Symptoms)  Mild fever  Feeling run-down  Irritability (Things easily irritate you)  the presence of lice or small egg sacs, (nits) in pubic hair Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  18. 18. How do we get Infected ?  Unprotected Sexual intercourse with infected partner  Body contact with person who is infected either through kissing and hugging  Sharing of Clothes beddings, towels and other materials with person(s) who is infected Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  19. 19. So it is not only through sex, you might not really be safe, even if you don’t indulge in such escapades Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  20. 20. Who can get infected? Anybody including Children. The whole family can even be infected. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  21. 21. You are getting really Scared Aren’t You Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  22. 22. Don’t Worry Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew It can be treated !!!
  23. 23. Treatment for Pubic Lice  Wash the infested area; towel dry.  Carefully follow the instructions in the package or on the label. Thoroughly saturate the pubic hair and other infested areas with lice medication. Leave medication on hair for the time recommended in the instructions. After waiting the recommended time, remove the medication by following carefully the instructions on the label or in the box.  Following treatment, most nits will still be attached to hair shafts. Nits may be removed with fingernails or by using a fine- toothed comb. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  24. 24. Treatment for Pubic Lice  All sex partners from within the previous month should be informed that they are at risk for infestation and should be treated.  Avoid sexual contact with their sex partner(s) until both they and their partners have been successfully treated and reevaluated to rule out persistent infestation.  Repeat treatment in 9-10 days if live lice are still found.  Persons with pubic lice should be evaluated for other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  25. 25. Treatment for Pubic Lice  To kill any lice or nits remaining on clothing, towels, or bedding, machine-wash and machine-dry those items that the infested person used during the 2-3 days before treatment. Use hot water (at least 130°F) and the hot dryer cycle.  Items that cannot be laundered can be dry-cleaned or stored in a sealed plastic bag for 2 weeks. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  26. 26. Treatment for Pubic Lice  All bedding, towels, and clothing that may have been exposed should be thoroughly washed or dry cleaned, and your home should be vacuumed.  Put on clean underwear and clothing after treatment. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  27. 27. Treatment for Pubic Lice  Pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants must use products specially designed for them.  Everyone who may have been exposed to pubic lice should be treated at the same time. That way they can avoid becoming infected again. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  28. 28. Drugs ?  A lice-killing lotion containing 1% permethrin or a mousse containing pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide can be used to treat pubic ("crab") lice. These products are available over-the- counter without a prescription at a local drug store or pharmacy. These medications are safe and effective when used exactly according to the instructions in the package or on the label. Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  29. 29. Once Again? Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  30. 30. Lets destroy Pubic Lice Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  31. 31. References  www.medicinenet.com www.iwannaknow.org Crab louse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org  Red itchy patches in pubic area · Skin Itching & Rashes discussions | Body & Health Conditions center | SteadyHealth.com www.steadyhealth.com  Symptoms | Know My Status www.knowmystatus.org  STD symptoms: Common STDs and their symptoms - Mayo Clinic www.mayoclinic.org  Causes of itchy red bumps on genital area - Doctor answers on HealthTap www.healthtap.com Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  32. 32. Thank You Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew
  33. 33. About the Author  Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola is a graduate of Industrial Labour Relations from Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU. He has Diploma in Digital Film Animation from NIIT and also a student of Business Administration Univeristy of Lagos.  He is also a student member of Chartered Institute of Personnel management (CIPM)  He loves Research, writing, consulting and teaching Ibiyemi Ademola Adedamola for MFM Grace and Power Medical Crew

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