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I got itchy painful rash bumps on pubic area after shaving?

I got itchy painful rash bumps on pubic area after shaving?

Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more

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Red lumps after shaving armpit, what is it?

Red lumps after shaving armpit, what is it?

Maybe razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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Painful little bump on labia minora. Vag area a tad itchy & moist. Had discomfort last wk when I peed. Hair grew back after using Nair a few wks ago.

Painful little bump on labia minora. Vag area a tad itchy & moist. Had discomfort last wk when I peed. Hair grew back after using Nair a few wks ago.

Needs an exam: 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. You may be just seeing hair follicles. Nair can be quite rough on the vulvar tissue and cause a lot of irritation. An experienced Obgyn should be able to determine the cause with an exam ...Read more

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A hard non painless pea sized lump on labia no puss! Had it for a year?

A hard non painless pea sized lump on labia no puss! Had it for a year?

Cyst? Fibroma?: Probably something harmless, like a sebaceous cyst or fibroma. See your GP or gynecologist, or visit your local NHS GUM clinic for guaranteed expert care. ...Read more

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Red itchy hard painful bump on calf. Possibly ingrown hair. Pulled tiny sharp hair out, hurt worse. Applied bag balm. Bump smaller now, but I limp. ?

Red itchy hard painful bump on calf. Possibly ingrown hair. Pulled tiny sharp hair out, hurt worse. Applied bag balm. Bump smaller now, but I limp. ?

Doctor can check: A bump from an ingrown hair on the lower leg should not cause an amount of pain that would make a person limp. There could be something more serious there, and one's primary care doctor can examine the area to see what is going on. One possibility is a skin cyst (epidermal inclusion cyst) that has gotten inflamed or infected... those usually need to be opened or removed. ...Read more

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got a small hard painful lump on bikini line, below my inner thigh bone, no redness or pimple like appearance. should I worry ?

Lump: Small firm lump in that area may be an ingrown hair or an inclusion cyst. Apparently there is no inflammation or infection. These lumps may not recede or need to be removed, but for peace of mind, have your physician or dermatologist examine it. ...Read more

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Pea sized hard painless bump under skin in groin region. been two weeks. skin a bit discolored. was a blood pimple. let it heal? what should i do?

Pea sized hard painless bump under skin in groin region. been two weeks. skin a bit discolored. was a blood pimple. let it heal? what should i do?

Let it heal: This does not sound serious, so I would let it heal for a few more weeks and if there is no improvement see a doctor to have it removed or at least checked. ...Read more

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Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

Folliculitis: Likely you have a slight inflammation of the hair follicles the area after a waxing si traumatized and you lose some epidermis as well. Keep the area clean and use warm soaks. If it gets warm , tender , red or pus then see a physician to make sure there isn't a cellulitis or infection of the open skin ...Read more

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3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?

3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?

Persisting "yeast": Was the yeast diagnosis certain? How severe was it? Initial genital herpes can cause yeast-like symptoms and could also cause a new painful genital area red bump 3 weeks later. Check it out with your doctor, especially if your apparent yeast infection had open sores, tender swelling in the groin, or headache or fever. ...Read more

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Have hard lump painful to pressure beneath skin left of clitoris. Found after 9hrs of walking. Shaved pubic hair one day prior. Feels like a bee sting?

Have hard lump painful to pressure beneath skin left of clitoris. Found after 9hrs of walking. Shaved pubic hair one day prior. Feels like a bee sting?

Several possibilitie: A hard painful lump on labia found after walking and a day after shaving - the likeliest is a pimple, basically a skin infection in a hair follicle. That would be hard, red, painful. You could have pinched that area of skin and it's swollen and bruised. A genital wart is usually not painful. You are the wrong age for abnormal cells. See your doc if its not getting better in a few days. ...Read more

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Had ingrown hairs on pubic area, but now getting more as well as red raised bumps and cysts & very painful bumps after scratching hair out Im a virgin?

Had ingrown hairs on pubic area, but now getting more as well as red raised bumps and cysts & very painful bumps after scratching hair out Im a virgin?

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more