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I shaved my pubic hairs yesterday red bumps showed in the area it now hurts.I first used scisors to cut it down.I then to use hair clipers.Then a razo?

I shaved my pubic hairs yesterday red bumps showed in the area it now hurts.I first used scisors to cut it down.I then to use hair clipers.Then a razo?

Folliculitis: U most likely have either ingrown hairs or infection in the hair follicles secondary to shaving too closely or from scissors or clippers that weren't sterile. If there are just a few small spots, they usually clear with warm compresses, but see a doctor if they are painful, large, and multiple. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I shaved my pubic area and now I think i'm breaking out, what do I do?

I shaved my pubic area and now I think i'm breaking out, what do I do?

Common problem: This is a common side effect of shaving pubic region, especially first time. It is called pseudofolliculitis barbae, which simply means inflammed ingrown hairs. Only way to prevent is to not shave but some helpful advice: 1. Shave only in direction of "grain" 2. Trim with scissors, don't shave. 3. Use conditioner instead of shaving cream. 4. Use new razors and never, ever share razors. ...Read more

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I recently attempted to shave my pubic are and now lots of red dots have popped up around my pubic area, is th?

I recently attempted to shave my pubic are and now lots of red dots have popped up around my pubic area, is th?

Shaving Folliculitis: Razor-burn folliculitis is what you seem to be describing. Treatment involves stopping shaving with a razor for a few days to a few weeks and using antibacterial washes. ...Read more

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I shaved with a razor now I am breaking out in my pubic area?

I shaved with a razor now I am breaking out in my pubic area?

Razor Burn: First aid treatments hydrocortisone cream reduces inflammation and itching and can help ease razor-burn symptoms. Apply a thin layer and use sparingly because it does contain steroids, which can thin the skin if used too often. Another first aid treatment that works to relieve razor burn and bumps quickly is aloe, which is commonly used to cool and treat sunburns and kitchen burns. ...Read more