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A 26-year-old female asked:

What are some over the counter medicine i can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patricia Allamon
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Folliculitis: If you get Folliculitis from shaving or waxing, here are tips. For shaving, use a very moisturizing soap/gel. Make sure your razor is clean and not dull. Before you wax, pre treat-with witch hazel to cut down bacteria. Apply a topical antibiotic ointment mixed with hydrocortisone right after shave/wax. Treat Folliculitis with antibiotic ointment mixed w/ a pinch hydrocortisone 2-3 time daily.
Dr. Sarah Buchanan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Folliculitis: I recommend buying a feminine wash with antibacterial soap to cleanse the area. There are no over the counter creams recommended for the area. You need to see a physician to be examined and obtain a prescription for this infection, and to be certain it is not a different problem.

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