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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...
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
Depends on goal: As a first trial, you should consider a professional studio which does waxing. Then you can observe how it is done, how it feels and what the results are. There are home waxing kits available for the less expensive, personal job although it is difficult to be as thorough when you are doing it yourself. ...Read more
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
Does bikini waxing hurt? I'm thinking about getting it done but my pain tolerance isn't brilliant. I don't want to go trough a lot of pain, how long does it last for?
Yes: While I have no first hand experience i can assure you that it is painful. ...Read more
Pubic hair: 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