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Can you get weird bumps from shaving?

Can you get weird bumps from shaving?

Yes: In the old days it was called Barbers folliculitis. It can be caused by many things from bacteria to poor shaving equipment. To avoid, wash your face gently prior to shaving, use appropriate shaving lotion, use a clean or new blade. After, use an after shave lotion as an astringent. If the rash continues seek a consult with your physician, occasionally antibiotics are needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is witch hazel a good natural product to use on the pubic area for when you get bumps from shaving?

Is witch hazel a good natural product to use on the pubic area for when you get bumps from shaving?

Witch Hazel: Witch hazel is a plant extract which was used medicinally by American Indians. It has astringent & antioxidant qualities & has been used to reduce swelling. Witch hazel products that do not contain alcohol may be gentler on the skin. Alcohol could sting if skin was recently shaved. ...Read more

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Why do I get bumps when i shave? Im female i've tried shavings sticks and shaving creams

Why do I get bumps when i shave? Im female i've tried shavings sticks and shaving creams

Maybe ingrown hairs.: 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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I need tips on shaving my vagina so that i don't get cut and have bumps?

I need tips on shaving my vagina so that i don't get cut and have bumps?

The Vagina should: Never be shaved. The tissues are delicate and easy to injure. Some people do elect to shave the pubic area overlying the mon's pubis. ...Read more

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Ok I have been shaving my vagina and after I do that I get dark bumps and discoloration on the side of my vagina. Can you please help me cure it?

Ok I have been shaving my vagina and after I do that I get dark bumps and discoloration on the side of my vagina. Can you please help me cure it?

Sure: Sounds like the color of old blood under the skin. This is probably from the trauma of shaving. Stop doing it. If the hair is something that must go, try using a hair removing cream. Keep it on the outside. By the way, the vagina is what is inside. Check out the picture. You can see the hair on the pubis at the top right. The vagina is between the labia on inside. ...Read more

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How to get rid of shaving bumps on my vagina?

How to get rid of shaving bumps on my vagina?

Stop shaving : You may now have ingrown hairs from too much shaving . Would allow these to grow out and use a new shaver next time and everytime you shave there. ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal bumps after shaving?

How to get rid of vaginal bumps after shaving?

Consider laser tx.: 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