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herpes or folliculitis pubic hair

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Can be similiar: Herpes can be in pubic hair. See your dermatologist for a proper exam and diagnosis.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Bacterial and viral: Folliculitis is bacterial infection mostly from gram positive bacteria responds to penicillin derivative herpes is viral infection, is recurrent and ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not herpes: Herpes are not red bumps and never ever spread anywhere ( like your description) or last for a month.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Can't tell: You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Avoid waxing !: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medi ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you as what you call folliculits may not be that. In any case, if you are shaving ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Staph: Folliculitis is almost always caused by a superficial infection with staphylococcus aureus. Keep the area meticulously clean. You may apply a small ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Needs to be evaluate: When it comes to lumps and bumps you have to let your doctor take a look at them. Very hard to speculate without physical evaluation.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Genital herpes: Often shows up on penis or vulva.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Smith
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely Herpes: Herpes is usually a cluster of painful blisters mostly found on the shaft of the penis. Pain is the key. The blisters can be small but are clear in c ... Read More
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