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i am 19 years old and i have been shaving my private area since i was was 16 and it has left me with ingrown hairs which caused scarring. it definitely makes me insecure about going swimming or even changing clothes . do you know of any way to get rid of

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Tough question: That must be quite distressing for you. Don't delay but have your doctor refer you to a Dermatologist as soon as possible.
Answered on May 12, 2015
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