A 19-year-old female asked:
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have a small red bump in my pubic region that i’ve had for about a month i thought it was just an ingrown hair because i do shave but i think its not?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. An Obgyn should be able to visualize the area and provide some guidance just by seeing it.
Answered on Jan 21, 2019

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Folliculitis: It is very likely a folliculitis, inflammation at the hair root.
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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
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Cyst or pimple: Ingrown hairs can develop in the vulva. An ingrown hair can result in the development of a pimple or a cyst on the skin’s surface.

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