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Is it a problem to have a lot of pubic hair?

TOO MANY PUBES?: Everybody is different. There is no such thing as too much pubic hair...Generally speaking! ...Read more

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Hello, I'm having a bit of a problem. My pubic hair hurts when i touch or itch it. Can you please tell me why this is and how i can treat it. Thanks ?

Hello, I'm having a bit of a problem. My pubic hair hurts when i touch or itch it. Can you please tell me why this is and how i can treat it. Thanks

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Pubic hair: Normally pubic hair isn't tender to touch. It's possible that the skin is reacting to irritability from tight clothing or sweating. Look for any rash or redness. If symptoms persist see your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My pubic hair turning white am only 28 this is because of ageing or some other problem please help .

My pubic hair turning white am only 28 this is because of ageing or some other problem please help .

Not sure: I assume that the hair on your head is not turning grey. Did you look at the color of your skin in the pubic area where the hair is grey? Is it white in color compare to your normal skin? If that is true you may have vitiligo which is the loss of pigment in your skin and hair. If that is the case you might want to see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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My 15 year old daughter hasn't started get period and doesn't have any pubic hair or much under arm hair she is overweight. What could be the problem?

My 15 year old daughter hasn't started get period and doesn't have any pubic hair or much under arm hair she is overweight. What could be the problem?

Time for evaluation: Any girl who has not started by 15 needs to see a pediatric endocrinologist for a workup.Her regular doc could do some basic testing but that is just to get things going while you wait for an appointment. There are various genetic and structural issues that must be explored and it will take some time. ...Read more

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Normal to not grow lots of pubic hair and you are 16 and male?

Normal to not grow lots of pubic hair and you are 16 and male?

Lots of factors: Puberty is measured in males by more than pubic hair. Testicular & phallic size, muscle mass, facial & abdominal hair all are signs of a maturing male. Your genetics also play a powerful role in when you go through puberty & how fast you do it. Genes also determine how hirsute (hairy) you will be. Remember, men can grow, not only in size, but in secondary sex characteristics, until 21 yo. ...Read more

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How much pubic hair is normal in girls? I seem to have a lot :) where is it normal for it to grow? Mine seems to be everywhere down there!

How much pubic hair is normal in girls? I seem to have a lot :) where is it normal for it to grow? Mine seems to be everywhere down there!

IT VARIES: It is all normal just like head hair every body have different growth of pubic hair.You can trim with a scissor or shave/wax or have it removed through laser. ...Read more

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I have a concern, I have lot of hair around my bikini, i mean lots of pubic hair, and thats because i shaved it once. What is the best way to remove.

I have a concern, I have lot of hair around my bikini, i mean lots of pubic hair, and thats because i shaved it once. What is the best way to remove.

1st of all it's : Supposed to be there. Mother nature and biology has it there for a reason. Only our culture has decided it shouldn't be there. You can trim or shave or wax to remove it. But it will grow back. You can try laser hair removal but it takes several treatments and typically makes the hair finer and lighter in color but there is always some hair. ...Read more

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I was shaving my pubic hair and I happened to get a cut on my perineal raphe. It isn't bleeding a lot but it is like, split open a bit. What do I do?

I was shaving my pubic hair and I happened to get a cut on my perineal raphe. It isn't bleeding a lot but it is like, split open a bit. What do I do?

Keep it clean: This is not a good place for bandages or even liquid bandages like nu skin. It will heal but you need to keep it clean in the mean time. Try washing off with a squirt bottle of water after using the toilet and then dry with your hair dryer on a cool setting. ...Read more

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My son is 9 and already has a lot of armpit hair and some pubic hair. Should i be worried? This doesn't seem normal.

My son is 9 and already has a lot of armpit hair and some pubic hair. Should i be worried? This doesn't seem normal.

Check it out: Appearance of new hair & sometimes body odor is called "adrenarche". Though it can signal that puberty is starting "too" early, it usually doesn't. Some kids, boys and girls, start this several years before puberty begins for real. Depends on ethnic back ground, family history , medication exposure & general health. Because it sometimes can be a marker of something more serious, talk to his md. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have been noticing a lot of pimples in my pubic hair area, is this something normal? What can I do to stop it ? Is this serious?

I have been noticing a lot of pimples in my pubic hair area, is this something normal? What can I do to stop it ? Is this serious?

Infection: This is an indcation of some type of infection that is spreading from hair follicle to hair follicle and it needs to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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A white discharge, flaky like stuff were my pubic hair begins and a lot of itching in my vagina. What is wrong??

A white discharge, flaky like stuff were my pubic hair begins and a lot of itching in my vagina. What is wrong??

Not sure what the: flaky material is but the white discharge with itching might be related to a yeast infection. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. Your physician can help with dx. ...Read more

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I sweat a lot in my groin area and my groin smells quite bad. This happens daily. Can trimming pubic hair help the smell? What else can help ?

I sweat a lot in my groin area and my groin smells quite bad. This happens daily. Can trimming pubic hair help the smell? What else can help ?

Hygiene: Simlpe as showering regularly should help but who knows until you are seen in the flesh. Certain infections may be treatable so go see a doctor. ...Read more