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stinging in pubic hair

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Probable cyst: Yes an ingrown hair or follicular cyst can be inflamed and cause discomfort
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Dr. Zafar Khan
57 years experience Urology
Yes: These bumps in hairy areas are generaly due to ingrowing hair. If it is persistent it may be a sebaceous cyst-a harmless condition.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Put pressure to stop the bleeding. See your doctor to assess the wound and determine what needs to be done. If you are not up to date with tetanus t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not clear: Some think the hair increases the surface area to transmit pheromones for sexual allure. Others see it as a means for lessening friction during sexua ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natura ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Very carefully: Personal preference with pubic hair "trimming." generally best to shave after the bath/shower when your pores oare open form the warm water temperatu ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
You may: You may have alopecia areata. See dermatologist for evaluation.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Maslovaric
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Germ protection: The coarse texture is meant to trap dirt and bacteria, and keep it out of inner genitalia. It has also been said that pubic hair forms an air pocket t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Maturity: Pubic hair is an outward sign of sexual maturity. Different stages of sexual maturity are displayed during puberty; these are referred to as tanner s ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Grooming: Grooming questions are out of bounds at the doctor's office. One does not go to the doctor for grooming tips. This is a medical site. Grooming has no ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Allow: the hair to grow back if you wish you had not shaved.

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