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Doctor insights on: Does Pubic Hair Get Ingrown After It Is Trimmed Really Short

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I have sores in pubic hair. They hurt to touch and when I move. Looks like ingrown hairs but I'm scared.

I have sores in pubic hair. They hurt to touch and when I move. Looks like ingrown hairs but I'm scared.

Follicilitis: These sound like areas of folliculitis-infected hair follicles and would be treated with warm soaks, cleansing with mild soap and application of antibiotic ointment like bacitracin or Neosporin. If no improvement or appearance of spreading redness, see your physician for systemic antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Male who shaved pubic hair at 13. Ever since then have had issues with the hair growing back straight they all become ingrown. Any tips?

Male who shaved pubic hair at 13. Ever since then have had issues with the hair growing back straight they all become ingrown. Any tips?

See below: 1. Shave with the grain 2. Use moisturizer 3. Consider waxing instead. 4. Keep area clean and dry as much as possible. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Shaving: 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 think I have an ingrown pubic hair inside the lips of my vagina. Do i need to see a gyn?

I think I have an ingrown pubic hair inside the lips of my vagina. Do i need to see a gyn?

FINE: A gyn would be a good start, and would be able to examine you and tell you if your assumptions are correct, and then provide you with professional treatment as needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to treat red irritated skin after ingrown and embedded pubic hair is removed. How long will it take for skin not be red?

How to treat red irritated skin after ingrown and embedded pubic hair is removed. How long will it take for skin not be red?

Depends on…: How often the area is irritated with shaving or waxing. If left alone & use topical aloe vera gel & oral NSAID (aleve/advil/motrin) redness should resolve in few days. Tiny amount of otc Hydrocortisone (very small dab to cover entire involved area) can also speed resolution of redness. May recur every time u shave or wax. ...Read more