A 19-year-old female asked:
Noticed a few small red bumps few days after shave genital. not painful or itchy. extracted hair but small pimple thing not gone. concerned about sti?
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Dr. Tanya Russoanswered
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Shaving problems: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness, irritation, pustules and ingrown hairs. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving (replace razors regularly) can help reduce this.
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