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Fort Lauderdale, FL
A 19-year-old female asked:

I've recently shaved my pubic hairs and a couple of days later i've been experiencing a prickling poking sensation on my vulva especially on my clitoris and outer lips of my vagina. could it be from the hairs that are growing in?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pubic hairs are curlier than most and tend to "turn around" when growing out of the skin to cause your pricking sensation.

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