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A 26-year-old female asked:

I shaved my pubic area and got a big ingrown hair and i pulled it out, so i thought a couple days, maybe a week ago. the discolored bump is still there though. any thoughts of what i can do to make it go back to normal?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Following any infection or inflammation of the skin, it can take several weeks for discoloration to fade. Give it at least 2-3 months.

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