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Dr. Claude Parola
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I have an itchy scaly area in my pubic area. I noticed after using nair about three weeks ago. When i work out it itches worse. What could this be?

Dr. Claude Parola
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I have an itchy scaly area in my pubic area. I noticed after using nair about three weeks ago. When i work out it itches worse. What could this be?

Itch: You may have contact dermatitis from the nair, but a fungal infection cause that also, have yourself check by a doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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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


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

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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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Dr. James Ferguson
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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.

Dr. James Ferguson
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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.

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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Dr. David Liu
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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?

Dr. David Liu
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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?

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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Dr. Chioma Lazz
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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?

Dr. Chioma Lazz
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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?

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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Al Hegab
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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?

Dr. Al Hegab
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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?

? 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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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
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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?

Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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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