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Could I cure it myself? I have a small pus-filled bump on my genital area. Sometimes it swells up and is very painful and it is hard for me to move. I had a dr look at it and he told me it was an ingrown hair. I researched ingrown hairs and that is not

Could I cure it myself? I have a small pus-filled bump on my genital area. Sometimes it swells up and is very painful and it is hard for me to move. I had a dr look at it and he told me it was an ingrown hair. I researched ingrown hairs and that is not

If: If the area is infected you will need antibiotics, and possibly a procedure called an I&D (incision and drainage). Otherwise, you could try warm compresses to the area three times a day, if it drains on its own, apply an antibacterial ointment to the area twice a day and monitor. If it does not improve see your doctor.
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How can I prevent large, painful bumps in genital area. I don't shave just use scissors to trim pubic hair. Every month I get at least two bumps.

How can I prevent large, painful bumps in genital area. I don't shave just use scissors to trim pubic hair. Every month I get at least two bumps.

Folliculitis.: This is an example of folliculitis. There are a couple of ways to treat this--topicals such as topical antibiotics or topical corticosteroids. However, a more definitive treatment for this pesky condition would be to have laser hair removal. Even a couple of treatments would reduce the hair diameter enough to likely prevent these large painful foci of inflammation at the site of the hair follicle. ...Read more

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Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Culture and therapy: Get a bacterial culture of the boils and get on antibiotic therapy. Call for a GYN evaluation. ...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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My daughter is 15 and has these red bumps around her genital area, she says there itch, could it be anything serious?

My daughter is 15 and has these red bumps around her genital area, she says there itch, could it be anything serious?

See your doctor: If she shaves her pubic hair, it could be from an irritation with the shaving, but to make sure they are not infected and become more serious, she should see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Hard pimple like bump where undies meet my groin. Not in genital area, more to the side. Only one and it hurts sometimes. What could it be?

Hard pimple like bump where undies meet my groin. Not in genital area, more to the side. Only one and it hurts sometimes. What could it be?

An infection: You are describing an infection or a small abscess probably an infected hair follicle. See your doctor for antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscess. ...Read more

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I get hard bumps on around my genital area sometimes. After a few days the bumps pop and yellow puss comes out. I'm 17 years old and I'm a virgin.?

I get hard bumps on around my genital area sometimes. After a few days the bumps pop and yellow puss comes out. I'm 17 years old and I'm a virgin.?

Folliculitis: Sounds like you have folliculitis, which is an infection of one or more of the pockets from which hair grows (follicles). Usually, these are caused by a bacteria or fungus and can be treated at home with good hygiene. However, I strongly advise you to SEE A DOCTOR for a full evaluation and treatment, as many seemingly simple ailments can turn out to be a more serious condition, such as STIs. ...Read more

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I shaved my pennis/genital area. I have noticed small bumps near the base. Also small raised dots. The same color as my penis skin. I have no pain.

Several things: This could be folliculitis, ingrown hairs or something called molloscum. Molluscum is a viral lesion that can be acquired through sex and spread by shaving. See a dermatologist to determine exactly what this is and how best to treat. ...Read more

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Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Can be STD: Presence of bumps and blisters + pain your indicated further is suggesting herpes genitalis. Go and see your doctor for exam, std screen, correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have 2 small red pimple like bumps on my genital area and I was wondering what they might be?

I have 2 small red pimple like bumps on my genital area and I was wondering what they might be?

Many possibilities: Herpes is often a consideration for pimple-like genital lesions. However, a lot depends on details: Exact location? Evolution from red bump to blister to pimple or sore over a few days, likely herpes. Unchanging bumps over 2+ days not herpes. Actual pimples, warts, and molluscum contagiosum may be possible. Sexual risks of course make a difference. Stop guessing and see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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So my genital area is hairy, in the spot where a bump was present and went away, there is no hair there, why?

So my genital area is hairy, in the spot where a bump was present and went away, there is no hair there, why?

Loss of pubic hair: Could have been scarring of hair follicles and therefore there is no hair, just like in a burn. Sometimes fungal infections lead to loss of hair as well Would wait a month hand see if remains hairless or if hair returns

http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/infectious-agents? Page=2 ...Read more

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I am not sexually active, and I have recently gotten a pimplish bump in my genital area. Can you tell me what this is?

I am not sexually active, and I have recently gotten a pimplish bump in my genital area. Can you tell me what this is?

Folliculitis +: There are a number of conditions that could present with having a a single pimple like bump in the genital area. If you are shaving in the area, this is usually related to inflamation around the hair follicle, called folliculitis. This can be treated with over the counter acne washes. If it persists, however, it is best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible for molluscum contagiosum bumps in the genital area to spread to the face if I touch those bumps and then touch my face?

Is it possible for molluscum contagiosum bumps in the genital area to spread to the face if I touch those bumps and then touch my face?

Yes: The virus causing molluscum (a pox virus like chicken pox)can be spread by autoimnoculation to other parts of the body. The molluscum virus can also be spread via fomites such as towels or door knobs. ...Read more

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I haven't had sex in a month or so I'm kinda worried about these strange bumps scattered on my lower torso and genital area they don't hurt?

I haven't had sex in a month or so I'm kinda worried about these strange bumps scattered on my lower torso and genital area they don't hurt?

It could: Be a number of things, but it needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on my genital area what could they be?

I have itchy red bumps on my genital area what could they be?

Many possibilities: Rashes are quite hard to describe and diagnose in words. A primary care, dermatologist, urologist, or ob-gyn doctor will have to look at a genitals rash in order to tell what it is. If an eczema or allergic rash, Hydrocortisone cream helps. If fungal, an antifungal cream is needed. If bacterial, antibiotic pills or cream is needed. If warts or some other infection, special treatments are needed. ...Read more

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What should I use for the itching bumps n the rash is spreading my skin is like grayish on the genital area?

What should I use for the itching bumps n the rash is spreading my skin is like grayish on the genital area?

Unclear: There are many causes for the bumps, including dermatitis or an infection, and all would be treated differently. You should see your dermatologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I get very scared when I see a bump in my genital area, how can I tell the difference between ingrown hairs and genital herpes?

I get very scared when I see a bump in my genital area, how can I tell the difference between ingrown hairs and genital herpes?

Herpes: Ingrown hairs don't usually burn or itch, and genital herpes blisters do. If you have any question at all about what you see on yourself, please see your physician. ...Read more

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I have white bumps near my genital area. They look like pimples but when I try to pop them they just don't. What might cause this?

I have white bumps near my genital area. They look like pimples but when I try to pop them they just don't. What might cause this?

Probably normal: At your age (18) you may just be seeing the normal development of your genital area skin, especially if the bumps are on the penis or scrotum. Sebaceous and sweat glands become more prominent with sexual maturity and typically appear as white bumps, more easily visible if the skin is stretched. If in doubt, bring it up with your doctor next time you're in the office for routine care. ...Read more

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I shaved my genital area now I have razor bumps around my testicles. How much time until they go away, can I make it go away faster?

I shaved my genital area now I have razor bumps around my testicles. How much time until they go away, can I make it go away faster?

Leave them alone...: Keep the razed affected area clean and dry, and leave bumps alone. But you may lightly apply topical 1% Hydrocortisone cream to help ease the discomfort and shorten the course of healing, which is usually about 5-10 days. If in doubt or not evolving as expected, see doctor
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Besides, practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession will benefit anyone.

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I have red bumps on my genital area, they have been there for about a month. My skin is overall itchy at night and a little during the day.

I have red bumps on my genital area, they have been there for about a month. My skin is overall itchy at night and a little during the day.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small red single bump appeared close to my labia/genital area It's not the first time it appeared tho but I'm a complete virgin. Can It be herpes?

Small red single bump appeared close to my labia/genital area It's not the first time it appeared tho but I'm a complete virgin. Can It be herpes?

Doubt it: Herpes Simplex appears as a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix & they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. ...Read more

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