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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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How can I prevent bumps and red spots after shaving my pubic hair?

How can I prevent bumps and red spots after shaving my pubic hair?

Don't shave so close: You're probably shaving very close with a multi-blade razor. Those razors actually shave below the skin line, causing ingrown hairs which appear as red bumps. Try a single-blade or electric razor. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on pubic area after 2 days of shaving ?

Folliculitis: Sounds like folliculitis. If the redness spreads or the skin gets firm, hot, painful then see a doctor since it could be a cellulitis (infection). ...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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Vaginal itching from hairs growing after shaving. No redness no bumps nothing at all. Just itching. I used shaving foam and after shave too.

Vaginal itching from hairs growing after shaving. No redness no bumps nothing at all. Just itching. I used shaving foam and after shave too.

Folliculitis: The regrowth of hair can cause the itching. Take a brief holiday from shaving. Use body lotion to soothe irritation. You might want to consider alternate methods of hair removal. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash: If its red and scaly ( irritant dermatitis ) usually a dermatologist would prescribe a Hydrocortisone cream for several days . If there are pimples ( folliculitis ) an antibacterial ointment may help . See a dermatologist for treatment and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Im itching and red bumps after Brazilian waxing?

Im itching and red bumps after Brazilian waxing?

Brazilian waxing: This waxing problem is very common and it is probably a folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) due to plugging up of these follicles. Warm compresses to the area 3 or 4 times daily followed by the application of an antibiotic ointment like neosporin. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. You may need an oral antibiotic. ...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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Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

This is common: Sometime this can also lead to a foliculitis called foliculitis barbae. ...Read more

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Why skin at vulva goosebumps after waxing?

Why skin at vulva goosebumps after waxing?

It got "goosed".: When the hot wax is applied and removed ("ripped off"), the muscles under the skin called Erector pili elevate the skin in the form of "goosebumps" which also occurs when your body is frightened or cold as a reaction. Hot waxing is definitely a "female" endeavor as it a harsh "medieval" way to do the jab that a electric shaver or razor does just as well. Women are tougher then men in that regard. ...Read more

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After a shave around my pubic I have pimples?

After a shave around  my pubic I have pimples?

Shaving and Pimples: This is a very common situation and one you may consider stopping. It is usually the razor is unclean or dull and you are traumatizing the skin with the nicks and such that occur with a dull razor blade. Then the bacteria that live on your skin can infect these wounds. ...Read more

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Hi. I've recently noticed small like bumps or spots almost come up on my vagina after shaving. They get itchy and sore after showering+sex?

Hi. I've recently noticed small like bumps or spots almost come up on my vagina after shaving. They get itchy and sore after showering+sex?

Listen to your body: You are shaving a very sensitive area. The razor causes trauma to the skin, resulting in irritation. Stop shaving the area, use a protective emollient like Eucerin, and if there is no improvement in a week or two, get a medical exam. ...Read more

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Red raw skin after waxing pubic hair. Any thing I can do?

Red raw skin after waxing pubic hair. Any thing I can do?

For how long?: Waiting is the simple answer. Some times an over the counter burn cream might help. patience is also reported olive oil and coconut oil as being soothing to the skin. you may want to rethink having this procedure done again if you were that sore. ...Read more

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After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

May help: Coconut oil may prevent irritation and gives soothing effect to shaved area ,but bumps and pimple may or may not come up . Keep the part clean and dry to lesson the chances of any infection to the area .See your doctor if you develop any pimples or bumps for evaluation . ...Read more

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Recently had lice on scalp. Treated and scare for pubic lice so i shaved my pubic hair. After shaving, it's starts to itch down there. Pubic lice?

Recently had lice on scalp. Treated and scare for pubic lice so i shaved my pubic hair. After shaving, it's starts to itch down there. Pubic lice?

Unlikely: Head lice and pubic lice are different "animals", so to speak. The itching in your pubic area is most likely a response to the grooming of the area and hair growth. ...Read more