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ingrown hairs on genitals

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: Could be a raised bump or look like a pimple, It could develop into a boil. Sometimes you can see the hair through the skin.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not dangerous: Using a sharp razor is helpful to prevent ingrown hairs. Also not saving your genitals is a good idea. You could consider laser or electrolysis to dec ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May need antibiotics: It is important to have this evaluated. If the infections is severe then antibiotics may be needed. After an examination and a diagnosis is made then ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Boil?: See your doctor to get antibiotic for possible staph infection. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern or additional questions about this co ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Ingrown hair: Can be very bothersome when hair follocle gets inflammed. Probably occurs more often if & when genital area is shaved. Best to have it checked out by ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
It's best to: See your doc to make sure you don't get infected. Peace and good health.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Genital cyst ?: A firm "bump" in the area described may be a sebaceous cyst, very common in genital and other areas. See your gyn provider, who can easily diagnose ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no ac ... Read More

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