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Ingrown hair and sebaceous cyst on private area

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
If it doesn't...: ...Bother you, you don't need to get rid of it. If it does bother you, or it's getting bigger, see a doctor and have it removed surgically.
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Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Surgically: Each is different and managed different too. Have it examined by a physician proficient in removing both.

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A female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Nothing special: Keep the area clean, and watch for signs of enlargement or infection (tired skin, tenderness). If either if these things occur, see your doctor. If yo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It is possible.
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Dr. Heidi Gilchrist
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Cyst or a lipoma: I can't possibly tell you for sure without seeing or examining your bump, but the most common causes would be a cyst or a lipoma (a benign growth of f ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience Integrative Medicine
Get it checked: This may be an infection. You should get it checked by your doctor to see if you need antibiotics. In the meantime you can apply warm compresses over ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Ingrown hair. : Try a topical antibiotic cream like Bacitracin or Polysporin. Warm moist compress may help. If the problem would persist you may need I and D and or ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
None of the above: Skin tag, ingrown or even cysts are not common on the penis. If you are concerned please see a physician for a diagnosis.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Stop shaving: Like many young people today, I'm guessing you shave your pubic area. This sounds like typical folliculitis due to shaving. It can be a particular pro ... Read More
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