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how to treat ingrown hairs on the pubic area

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No shave and time: Do not shave your genitals. It is unhygienic. Give the ingrown hair and the razor burns time to heal, without adding to the damage. Wish you good heal ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience in Dermatology
Proper shaving: Sometimes the technique for removing the hairs eg. Shaving or waxing can be the cause to this problem. Laser hair removal may help. See your dermato ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Stop shaving: Stop shaving your pubic hair. It is there for a purpose.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need diagnosis: It sounds like you may have folliculitis. Avoid self treating or picking at the area. Let an Obgyn see the area. Until an accurate diagnosis is made w ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
See a Dermatologist: See a Dermatologist and let them gie you some advice.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Ingrown Hair: Your doctor can make a small cut in your skin with a sterile needle or scalpel to drain it. Your doctor may also prescribe medicine such as: Steroi ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Pubic bumps: Pubic bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: For ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Wohlgemuth
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Clean and monitor: Clean the area with soap and water, rinse and dry. Apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) to the immediate area - cover with a bandage. Monitor ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well...: You can have a folliculitis (infection of hair follicles) and this is common during summer (hot months.) Cleaning with soap and water a couple times ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
You may need topical: hydroxy acids or prescription topical antibiotics, see dermatologist for treatment of ingrown hairs and possible laser hair removal to prevent recurre ... Read More
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