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Folliculitus in women genital areas?

Folliculitus in women genital areas?

Question?: Yes, folliculitis can happen in genital areas. You should get evaluated by your doctor to see if you may need antibiotics to treat, vs just localized therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
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Folliculitis (Definition)

A condition in which one or more hair follicles are swollen. It can occur anywhere on the skin, and usually occurs when the hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, shaving, or blockage of the follicle, and a ...Read more


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Which genital warts are treatable in men and women?

Which genital warts are treatable in men and women?

Genital warts: There is no single effective cure for removal of genital warts. A number of treatment options exist; however, no treatment is 100% effective in eliminating warts and preventing them from coming back in all patients. It also is not possible to eliminate infection with human papillomavirus once it has occurred. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10%-20% of people over 3-5 months. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia more common in men? Is chlamydia more often found in men instead of women? .

Chlamydia , women!: There is a higher rate of infection in single females than males! chlamydia is found in 25-28% of single females, and is two-three percent lower in males. This is a national tragedy, because of long term consequences! treatment is simple, but partner's must be simultaneously treated. Best advice; fewer sexual partners: know your partner; and always have the male wear a condom. ...Read more

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Is it common for women in there forties to get a hernia in pubic area?

Is it common for women in there forties to get a  hernia in pubic area?

No: Suprapubic areas are rare. More common are femoral hernias and inguinal hernias, and still more uncommon than in men. ...Read more

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Are fibrodenomas common in women in their 30s?

Are fibrodenomas common in women in their 30s?

Let me explain: These are most common in women who are from 15 to 30 years old and in pregnant women. Fibroadenomas occur in 10 percent of all women, but in 20 percent of african-american women. They are much less common in postmenopausal women, unless the women is on estrogen therapy. ...Read more

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Can women get skin tags in gential area?

Can women get skin tags in gential area?

Skin Tags: Genital skin tags are all those skin tags that appear in the area of the genitalia such as vaginal skin tags, anal skin tags and groin skin tags. These benign (non cancerous) skin growths are surprisingly common and mostly harmless. It is extremely rare for a skin tag to be cancerous. ...Read more

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Are regular acne breakouts more common among men then women?

Are regular acne breakouts more common among men then women?

Usually men: Due to the presence of testosterone but the incidence is comparable. Women may experience cyclical breakouts due to menstrual cycle hormone variations. ...Read more

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Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

Unlikely: Although it is a possibility, it is unlikely to get a candidal infection in the prostate. These infections are usually bacterial or aquired sexually (std). Men who are at increased risk for a possible candidal prostate infection are men who are immunocompromised such as having hiv. ...Read more

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What's an alternative for men shaving in the genital areas?

What's an alternative for men shaving in the genital areas?

Grooming body hair: Hi interesting question. There is several ways to groom one's hair around our genitals. Everything from waxing, to trimming, and shaving would be the three most common approaches to grooming. In many urban settings there are spas or salons that specialize in this for men. It is not just a topic that women are concerned about. Get some good expert advice from one who cares for men. ...Read more

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How common is DVT in relatively active men in their early 30s?

How common is DVT in relatively active men in their early 30s?

Family matters: Usually uncommon, unless you have a genetic predisposition to clotting. This is not uncommon and can run in families. Specialized blood tests are needed. ...Read more

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Can herpes simplex type 2 affect fertility in women and in men?

Unlikely: The main extragenital complications of gential herpes simplex infection include hsv meningitis and proctitits. I don't know of any occurrences of hsv orchitis in men or involvement of the seminal vesicles, bulbourethrals, or prostate, which may affect male fertility. Similarly, female fertility is unlikely to be affected by hsv alone. The main concern is vertical transmission during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How common are ovarian cysts in women over 60?

How common are ovarian cysts in women over 60?

Very rare: Most women at age 60 are now post menopausal and not ovulating any longer which is the primary cause of functional ovarian cysts. An ovarian "cyst" at this age is a concern as malignancies are more common. ...Read more

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Are moles common in the vaginal area?

Are moles common in the vaginal area?

They can be: I assume you mean outside the vagina, (which is called the vulvar area), which are quite common , but you should make sure you point them out to your gyn, because he or she can decide if any of them look like they need to be removed or biopsied, because sometimes they could be pre-malignant or rarely malignant like a melanoma. ...Read more

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Is psoriasis more prevalent in men or women or any ethnic group?

Is psoriasis more prevalent in men or women or any ethnic group?

Psoriasis Men Women: Men and women are equally affected. However, it's rare for a man to develop it on the back of the scalp. ...Read more

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Why is trichomoniasis more prevalent in women?

Why is trichomoniasis more prevalent in women?

More symptomatic: It is probably not more prevalent, just more symptomatic and easier to notice. ...Read more

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