A 24-year-old female asked:
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hi, yesterday i shaved my vagina area, and today there is one red bump between my vagina and anus. it is closed, slightly red, what could this be?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Folliculitis: When you shave the hair off it irritates the follicles and they can get infected. Actually it used to be common practice before delivering baby. It was stopped because I of increased infections for mom and baby.
Answered on Jun 24, 2016

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