Valdosta, GA
A 17-year-old female asked about a 17-year-old female:

I'm 17 no stds my vagina is discolored due to shaving. i also get hair bumps that leave a dark spot. what could i use to treat this w/o going to dr.

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Consider options: Shaving is not always the best way to get rid of hair in the genital area. It causes nicks and cuts, makes you more prone to ingrown hairs and increases your risk of skin infections. You might consider a hair removal cream. Also consider waxing or laser hair removal. As far as dark spots are concerned i wouldn't recommend lightening cream in that area as skin is too delicate.
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