A 36-year-old member asked:
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how could i get rid of red bumps around my pubic area from shaving?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: Inflammation of hair follicles from over-shaving. It is referred to as superficial folliculitis and usually resolves spontaneously.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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