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If you think you have pubic lice, it is very important to get a doctor or nurse to examine you.
The doctor or nurse will normally be able to recognise pubic lice straight away but may use a microscope to confirm the diagnosis
Pubic lice are treated with special lotions or shampoos. Once treated, the lice can be combed out with a special comb
To avoid getting re-infected, it is important to wash all bedding, underwear and towels (at above 50 degrees) and to avoid sexual contact until you and your partner have been treated