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A 40-year-old male asked:

I have a pea sized bump under my skin in pubic hair area and its stings a little with a little discomfort is this cause by a ingrown hair?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Probable cyst: Yes an ingrown hair or follicular cyst can be inflamed and cause discomfort
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Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 59 years experience
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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Last updated Jul 7, 2017

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