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A 25-year-old female asked:

I have a couple of red bumps that aren't itchy between my butt and vagina. it's not in my vagina, it looks more like an ingrown hair because i shave.

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Dr. Elwin Taunton
Family Medicine 41 years experience
FOLLCULITIS: SHAVING CAN CAUSE BACTERIA TO GROW IN THE HAIR FOLLICLES
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Needs evaluation: 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.
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Last updated Jan 12, 2016

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