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The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Body lice are parasitic insects that live on the body and in the clothing or bedding of... (Source: excerpt from Body Lice: DPD)
Infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
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The list below shows some of the causes of Pediculosis mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pediculosis. Of the 3 causes of Pediculosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Pediculosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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