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Dont Like To Wax Down There So Shave Would Men Be Turn Off About This
No/yes: I am surprised by the number of my male patients who find the "brazilian" way so sexy.Do what is best for you and your partner(hopefully few and using protection). ...Read more
Is it safe for a woman to shave/wax "down under"? I've heard yes & no, don't know who to believe. Help!
Hotly debated: Although this topic is hotly debated, more and more wome are shaving or waxing their pubic area with little or no problems. If waxing, pick a spa with a good reputation and clean facilities. If shaving, use a good, clean razor and plenty of shave gel. Watch for any growing red, tender bumps that could indicate an infection. ...Read more
I just got a Brazilian wax and they put SO much powder 'down there' I'm worried about getting cancer from the talc. How dangerous is this?
I think it's safe: The idea that a small amount of asbestos in talc causes ovarian cancer has been around since I was a med student in the 1970's, and is popular with tort lawyers, but it doesn't make sense and seems only to be supported by studies that invite bias. These are the ones in which anything can cause anything. Stop worrying. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hot wax from a mosquito repellent splashed on my foot about 3 hours ago & even now it is still burning.....nothing seems to be able to cool it down...
If you don't like any hair on around your vagina what is the best way to clean it, waxing or lasering, or is it best to keep little hair down there.
It is a personal cho: It is a personal choice.You can keep it clean with and wirhout hair as long as you maintain normal hygine like taking regular baths and washings some women prefer to shave, others get lasers treatment , some wax and others keep the hair it is a personal preference.But to keep it clean takke regular baths/showers and use soap etn. ...Read more
How do I get rid of this unwanted facial hair I don't like tweezing, waxing or shaving plus my Dr. told me not to shave and Nair burns my skin ?
Consider laser: Laser hair removal is an FDA approved process which can permanently reduce hair growth. All skin types can be treated by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon familiar with laser technology. While there are certain risks to consider, the benefits of long term hair removal are well worth it. The process is nearly pain free and affordable. ...Read more
The past couple week my hearing has been dulling down, like I can't make out what people are saying. wax has been checked and there is little there.
Nothing Serious:-): Do you have cold? It can cause pressure difference on either side of Ear drum and can dampen the oscillating movement to transmit the wave and reduce hearing capability. If you have water in your ear canal either from swimming or shower, this can happen to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have asked and people say wax, don't shave or use nair/veet. do they have the same effect as waxing does?
Products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
I've had a small, painless, headless, firm lump in my perineal area for almost 2 weeks. I don't shave/wax. What could it be?
"Show and tell": This is one of those things that a md needs to be "shown" and you need to "tell" him/her about it to be accurate about what it is or is not. ...Read more