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I have a weird thing on my butt it looks like it might be a rash or like razor burns after shaving or red pimples right above butt crack, what is it?

I have a weird thing on my butt it looks like it might be a rash or like razor burns after shaving or red pimples right above butt crack, what is it?

Many things: It is common to have yeast infections, reactions to toilet tissues (especially scented or colored), soaps etc.Without seeing it little can be said. We cannot see anything you upload into your profile on the public site. If it persists have it evaluated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples after shaving my dick?

How to get rid of pimples after shaving my dick?

Pimples: For pimples in sensitive areas there is prescription ziana or acanya. There are otc productive like proactive but this may be very irritating. ...Read more

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After shaving my face sometimes pimples appear from the hair pores. And they leave marks. How to get rid of the pimple marks. ?

After shaving my face sometimes pimples appear from the hair pores. And they leave marks. How to get rid of the pimple marks.
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It is important: to wear sunscreen everyday. Those red marks can turn dark due to sun exposure. Also there are antiredness creams from Eucerin that help, and i suggest using a shaving gel with some benzoyl peroxide. Remember to shave in the direction of the hair growth to reduce razor bumps ...Read more

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I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

See primary provider: It sounds like it is benign but without looking at it would. Be difficult to diagnose. A picture may help but your best bet would be have it checked out ...Read more

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I have a pimple/boil on vagina from shaving, what can I do?

I have a pimple/boil on vagina from shaving, what can I do?

Thanks for asking!: Pimple or boil is mainly caused by staph infection .In mild cases you may use cleansers such as Chlorhexidine and apply antibiotic ointment such as mupiricin.In severe cases you may need oral antibiotics. Consult your primary care. ...Read more

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I got these white pimple-like bumps after shaving my pubic area. It was my first time. It's really itchy. Not sure f i did it right. What can i do? :(

I got these white pimple-like bumps after shaving my pubic area. It was my first time. It's really itchy. Not sure f i did it right. What can i do? :(

Folliculitis: This probably represents an irritation/infection of the hair follicles. You can use an antibacterial soap and make sure you are using a clean razor to avoid this in the future. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Popped pimple on penis shaft from shaving.Will that cause more?

Popped pimple on penis shaft from shaving.Will that cause more?

No: I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to shave there. It is a silly fad which you will drop as you become an adult. ...Read more

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White pimple in public area could be an STD or its because of shaving?

White pimple in public area could be an STD or its because of shaving?

Folliculitis: More likely folliculitis from staph or strep from shaving that region. Change your razor frequently. Wash with soap and water and put bactrobam ointment or polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment on the lesion. Do no squeeze the lesion because if it is one of the new staphs it will spread. See your doctor soon for follow up. ...Read more

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At first I thought it was an ingrown hair or just a pimple from shaving in my public area, but now I have a cluster of puss like bumps.

At first I thought it was an ingrown hair or just a pimple from shaving in my public area, but now I have a cluster of puss like bumps.

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

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Itchy pimples appears on my public area after shaving my public hair, what could it be? Doctor s

Itchy pimples appears on my public area after shaving my public hair, what could it be? Doctor s

Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, but when associated with shaving usually is caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving product or friction by clothing. Shaving in this area also increased chances of developing ingrown hairs, which can resemble the pimples of acne. ...Read more

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I have very small pimples on my vagina. could it be irritation from shaving a few days ago?

I have very small pimples on my vagina. could it be irritation from shaving a few days ago?

Could be: It could be or something else entirely. If they continue see a MD for assessment. ...Read more

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I notice pimple like in the outer part of my vagina after 5 days of shaving,how can i get rid of this?what antibiotic do i have to take?

Ingrown hair: This could be a pimple from an ingrown hair or blocked hair follicle in your vaginal area. You can apply warm compresses (as hot as you can stand for a while) about 3 times a day, and apply an OTC antibiotic cream such as polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or neosporin. If it does not get better in a week, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have 5 lymph nodes on my armpit since little from shaving and deodorants. I notice i got a pimple and it's pink and swollen near them. Is it bad?

Not good: Local pimple and infection can cause nodes to, enlarge, depending on bacteria, and infection and duration. Warm compresses, and may need antibiotics if fever, pain, spreading, pain. Be seen soon. ...Read more

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