An infestation of body lice occurs when a certain type of lice invade the body and
... intense itching (pruritus); rash caused by an allergic reaction to body lice ...
Jul 22, 2015 ... Bites from lice can cause intense itching and irritation of the scalp or other area of
the body where lice are present. Symptoms may not occur ...
View an Illustration of Body Lice and learn more about Bites and Infestations.
An infestation with body lice often causes intense itching, which is an allergic
reaction to their saliva. The reaction to the bites may appear as small welt-like ...
Symptoms and signs of body lice. The characteristics of a body louse bite include
: A tiny red dot initially appears. The red dot rises into a small cyst-like lump or ...
Pubic lice are tiny insects that live on humans, usually in the pubic hair. ... Skin
irritation and scratching may cause redness or a rash in affected areas. You may
Irritations on the skin can be caused by bites or by repeated scratching--both are
indicators of body lice. Repeated scratching can also cause further blistering, ...
Body lice are small insects that bite to get blood. Unlike head and pubic lice,
body lice lay their eggs, or nits, in clothing. All lice bites result in a red, itchy
Sep 8, 2015 ... Read about head lice, body lice and crabs, or pubic lice. ... relapsing fever, and
trench fever), a lice infestation is generally more of an itchy and ...
Body lice are tiny insects (scientific name is Pediculus humanus corporis) that are
spread ... The itching is an allergic reaction to the saliva from the insect's bite.