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How common is pubic lice infestation?

Jill A. Grimes, MD
Family Medicine
Pubic lice infestation is common worldwide. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease estimates 3 million new people are infected in the United States each year. The incidence rate of pubic lice is 1 in 90 people in the United States.
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