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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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My boyfriend says that my discharge itches his pelvic area or pubic area after sex. What should I do?

My boyfriend says that my discharge itches his pelvic area or pubic area after sex. What should I do?

Moniliasis: All depend upon of the type of discharge you are having.Some discharges are due to moniliasis a discharge due to fungus overgrowth and produce itching sensation.The only way to find out what kind you have is to take a culture of your discharge and send to the lab, this can be done by your pcp.They are several over the counter medications to treat moniliasis. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps in pubic hair area. It mainly shows up after i shave, and it itches. I (stupidly) left it alone and now I am wondering what this is.

I have small red bumps in pubic hair area. It mainly shows up after i shave, and it itches. I (stupidly) left it alone and now I am wondering what this is.

Likely irritation: The base of the hair follicles may simply be reacting to your choise of shaving lubricant or soap.If it flares after shaving the relationship to tha process cannot be discounted. You may want to try alternate methods of site preparation and after care.The redness should respond to a mild steroid cream like hydrocortizone.If it persists see your doc. ...Read more

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My pubic area itches a lot and I am really uncomfortable with it. I started experiencing this after my menstruation. I cut the pubic hair. What is it?

My pubic area itches a lot and I am really uncomfortable with it. I started experiencing this after my menstruation. I cut the pubic hair. What is it?

Irritation: the itching is probably just irritation from shaving, unless you are sexually active. if you are, it is possible that you have pubic lice, which is a sexually transmitted infection. if the itching continues, see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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I just started to shave my pubic area. Now it really itches. Is there a way to make the itch go away or prevent it next time?

I just started to shave my pubic area. Now it really itches. Is there a way to make the itch go away or prevent it next time?

Yes: Hydrocortison cream is available over the counter in any pharmacy. It helps relieve the itch you have in a couple of days. Use moisturizing creams immediately after shaving the next time. ...Read more

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My pubic area itches a lot and I can't stand it! I'm a virgin and I don't shave, I just cut the hair. I don't have any allergies.. What should I do?

My pubic area itches a lot and I can't stand it! I'm a virgin and I don't shave, I just cut the hair. I don't have any allergies.. What should I do?

? Pubic lice: can be caught if using public restrooms, OTC permethrin would help, also use separate laundry for underwear, if no improvement check with a dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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I have white bumps in the pubic hair at the top of my genital area it itches and turns red what could it be?

Possibly folliculiti: White bumps t the hair follicles of the pubic hair with some surrounding redness may be "folliculitis" , or a staph infection in the hair follicles. Depending on the severity it is treated with either topical or oral antibiotics. See your doc to check this out. ...Read more

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