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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Hot soaks. Acne crea: Hot soaks or soak in hot tub of water (hot as you can stand without burning yourself). Can also try applying acne cream like oxy 10 or cleracil or oth ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Leave it alone: leave it alone you only can make it worst by playing with it or try tremove it if it becomes infected see a doctor you can apply dome topical triple a ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
16 years experience General Surgery
Antibiotics?: You'll probably need antibiotics and depending on the size of the boil possibly an incision and drainage. Don't wait to get help, sometimes these can ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
See doctor: You need to see doctor, it could be inflamed wart, or could be a skin tumor need to see your doctor for examination , removal and biopsy of the lesio ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
This is common: Sometime this can also lead to a foliculitis called foliculitis barbae.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs don't spread but you can get multiple ones near each other and some may not show up until a while later.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not on testis: Testes are located within scrotal sac. However men can get ingrown hair on the scrotum.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes. Seer physician.
A member asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Hair removal: Yes depending on how it is done. Laser hair removal usually has the least side effects. As the other methods usually involve physicl trauma or chemica ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
No cure but ...: Hair bumps are the hair-follicle-related hyperactive sebaceous glands, which may behave like pimples, are annoying, and can not be cured but highly ma ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to shave there. It is a silly fad which you will drop as you become an adult.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hess
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal will more likely cause pain that itching. Pain is generally present with application of laser, however, it will quickly resolve. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Painless ingrown hair removal from scrotal wall is unlikely for a living body. But the question lies on if necessary. To figure something out correctl ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Treat like acne: Hot soaks several times a day. Try topical acne cream (benzoyl peroxide) to try and treat the infection. If no better in 1 week or getting worse wit ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ingrown hair: coarse or curly hair is more apt to poke back into skin. The opening to the hair follicle can become clogged with dead skin cells.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is completely normal.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It must be seen by the doctor.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rendell
48 years experience Diabetology
Furuncle: this may be a hair follicle that became infected. could also be an infected sebaceous cyst. See your doctor to drain. May require an antibiotic
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
May cause infection: The trauma in intercourse may cause inflammation and infection. And if you have an infection it could be spread to your partner.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Probably okay...: Probably not serious at all. Clinically, they may be just some hyperplastic hair follicles and sebaceous glands, which are common and no harm. If you ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NMS but: This is not my specialty but generally one needs to get the hair moistened then shave against the grain. The more curly the hair , the more problem w ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: But it may cause infection in the pubic area due to damage to hair follicles.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't shave delicate: Tissue. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – wa ... Read More

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