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Can My Vulva Tear After Bikini Wax
I found a small dark lump on my labia majora after getting a bikini wax. It's been a couple days and it seems to be getting bigger. What could it be?
Traumeel: Consider smoothing on traumeel (a product made from herbals - comes from germany where herbs are used as medicines.). ...Read more
Long enough...: ...For the wax to adhere to the hair shafts - which isn't very long - but the longer it is, the more hairs will be removed. Yes, it is safe to do repeatedly - but if you have a lot of hair and expect to be doing it frequently, consider going to a dermatologist (not a spa!) for laser hair removal, which is more or less permanent, and cheaper in the long run. ...Read more
My bikini wax lasts only 4 days before hair starts to grow back. How can I keep the hair away longer??
Laser: Call around to several places before you decide. ...Read more
What to do if I got a bikini wax for the first time, but I was wondering how painful it is on a scale of 1 to 10. will I get a rash?
No guarantee about: Rashes or ingrown hairs. Unless you pull off layers of skin, it is usually only painful when the strip is pulled off. ...Read more
I got a bikini wax yesterday and I'm pretty itchy today. I've been using aloe for the burn. Is there anything else I can use or stick to that?
Got 1 CM wide hard bump under skin at bikini line on inner thigh. Came when bikini wax started growing in 1-2 months ago, no growth or pain. Thanks!
Bikini Wax: Bikini waxing is hair removal below the belly button and in the bikini area. A standard bikini wax incorporates the following steps: first the waxing area is cleaned and talcum powder is applied to the skin. Warm wax is then applied to the area. Thin strips of cloth are pbikini laced on top of the wax. As the wax cools, the strips are ripped away from the skin in a fast manner. Stray hairs tweezed. ...Read more
Probably: But not necessarily. Would strongly advise against it. ...Read more
First ever DIY bikini wax at home almost 5 weeks ago, only 1 or 2 hairs have grown back since. Is this normal? Should I wait and see?
Wait and see: Hair grows at different rates for different people. As long as you have no rash or irritation, it is ok to just wait and see how long the hair takes to grow back ...Read more
Can a self bikini wax if waxing strip pulled wrongfully and forcefully can bring heavy bleeding in urine?
See a doctor: Blood in the urine is not normal and could signal infection stone, or tumor, among other possibilities. Forceful removal of bikini wax strip wax could cause injury and bleeding of tissues. If the bleeding from injury contaminated the urine as urine exited the body, you might misinterpret this as urinary bleeding. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more
Acne in pubic area, about 3 weeks ago I had a Brazilian bikini wax done and I noticed today that I have acne there. What can I do? Why does it happen?
Few years ago I was burnt on my vagina from a bikini wax. Since then I have a permanent scar and the skin area is constantly dry, with small skin cuts?
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Ask again. I missed it!
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I used nair for the first time on my vulva. Got a boil squeeze the pus out and its still hard. A smaller white bump on my bikini line that's hard also?
Boil: See your doctor who may want to drain your abscesses. ...Read more
Used hair on vulva. Caused boil n white bump on bikini line. The white 1 hurts worse. No puss no blood hard underneath it. What is it? Pls chk my pf
Cyst: Sounds like a cyst. Need to see your pcp immediately. ...Read more
A bump grew on my bikini line. It popped healed not in or on vulva but got 1 more around pubes again. Std's have to actually grow on or in vagina?
Pimple: Sounds like a pimple or ingrown hair from shaving. Some stds can extend onto tissues surrounding your genitals, but you would have to have the std in order to do that. If concerned, have a doctor look and tell you for sure. ...Read more
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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