A 28-year-old female asked:
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i've heard leaving some hair on thr vagina is good and prevents infections, is this true? or is waxing all of thr hair safe too.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No difference : You may groom however you feel comfortable. It makes no difference.
Answered on May 6, 2013
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No difference : Groom yourself however you like. The hair makes no difference.
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