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Herpes Or Folliculitis Pubic Hair
Whats the difference symptom wise between herpes and folliculitis? Can herpes be in pubic hair area or must it be on the penis? Really want advice....
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
I have red bumps on my pubic region that has been spreading (pretty much anywhere I have pubic hair) for the past month. Herpes or folliculitis?
3 bumps in pubic hair area. Popped them. They are open sores with a white ring. No burning sensation, pain, sore only to touch. Folliculitus? Herpes?
Can't tell: You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my pubic hair is extremely coarse and prone to ingrown hair and folliculitis with waxing while my skin is fair?
Avoid waxing !: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more
Staph: Folliculitis is almost always caused by a superficial infection with staphylococcus aureus. Keep the area meticulously clean. You may apply a small amount of topical antibiotic. Keep your hands away. Sometimes if the infection is extensive or deep some physicians will prescribe oral antibiotics. ...Read more
I have been getting bumps on pubic hair area n was wondering what could cause it i don't believe it herpes because it only one here n one there?
Needs to be evaluate: When it comes to lumps and bumps you have to let your doctor take a look at them. Very hard to speculate without physical evaluation. ...Read more
Genital herpes: Often shows up on penis or vulva. ...Read more
I have two red dots in my pubic hair, when i squeezed them clear fluid and blood came out. Should i be worried about herpes?
Unlikely Herpes: Herpes is usually a cluster of painful blisters mostly found on the shaft of the penis. Pain is the key. The blisters can be small but are clear in color. Those red dots are likely mildly inflamed hair follicles or small surface blood vessels. Squeezing is not recommended. ...Read more
I have three or four kinda itchy bumps around pubic hair and when one goes away another one appears, been tested for for herpes and clean?
Three days ago i noticed four bumps around my pubic hair region and they itch a little buy not a lot and just last night they bust is this herpes?
Herpes simplex: That is possible, but without being able to examine these there is no way in which they can be diagnosed over the internet. Go and see a doctor. ...Read more
Lice yes herpes no: if you are intensely itchy down there and scratching aggressively, an infection with lice is possible. Look for bugs moving and nits on the hair shaft. If you don't have itching or signs of an infection, the diagnosis of alopecia areata should be considered. Go see a dermatologist ...Read more
Would herpes only breakout on where the pubic hair is ? I have hard bumps that hurt and when they burst it bleeds and has a brown discharge
A few days ago I became itchy under my Pubic hair, I scratched so hard it cut open and now scabbed over. I'm worried its herpes? I had no blisters.
Can the herpes virus be shedding from above the top of your vagina, like the triangle where the pubic hair is?
Yes: Herpes simplex virus in the genital area can shed from anywhere in a "bathing trunk" distribution including upper thighs, buttocks and the pubic hair area. To infect another person, the virus must come in contact with a mucous membrane area, like the vagina, penis, or mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have non painful red sores on my penis shaft and on skin where pubic hair grows, is it herpes? Or is it possibly something else?
Is it true that herpes cannot be grown on the labia majora where pubic hair is because herpes crave thin skin eg in the minora instead?
I have become itchy on my genitals under pubic hair, I scratched it and caused bad sores and now scabbed over. No blisters though. Is it herpes??
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