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A 26-year-old male asked:

I shaved my pubic area a few days ago with a pair of clippers. it itches and bumps have formed on the shaft including small white puss ones. is it std?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See your doctor: You may have a folliculitis but a doctor would need to see it to diagnose it.
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Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is inflammation of the hair follicles. Often, this is caused by staphylococcus aureus rrequiring topical or occasionally oral antibiotics. Over the counter Benzoyl Peroxide Gel can be effective in some cases.
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