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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have ingrown hairs, red bumps and pimples (white heads) near my vagina (mostly on the inner thigh and crease). what is the cause? how can i improve?

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Dr. Monique Ruberu
20 years experience
Dump the razor: Shaving with a razor can cause tiny cuts that get infected... Get rid of the razor, ask your doc to treat infection if there is one and switch to a beard trimmer
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Last updated Feb 10, 2015

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