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Is It A Problem To Have A Lot Of Pubic Hair
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
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
Have flaky stuff where my pubic hair begins and itching. Went and got checkd STD free. What is 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
My son is 12 and has quite a lot of pubic hair nearly as much as an adult (I have to help him with his bowels) is this normal or not?
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
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!
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
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?
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
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
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?
Does pubic hair make the vagina smell? And if it is a bad odor does it make the odor smell even worse? I tend to sweat a lot down there
Sometimes: You can try shaving it off and seeing if it does not improve. ...Read more
I recently turned 17 and I am a little under 5 in. I have lots of pubic hair but little facial and body hair. Will my penis grow anymore?
DEVELOPMENT: THERE ARE CHANGES AND GROWTH STILL OCCURRING ON BOYS USUALLY UNTIL THEIR 19TH BIRTHDAY ...Read more
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
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
Im 16 and Im grown up now, Lots of Armpit and Pubic hair etc. But i think my penis size is abnormal.(3 inches-erect and it is thin.) What will I do?
sound like you have other medical issues looking at your profile.
There may be hormonal issues, or genetic luck in the whole deal. I think I answered another question similar for you before though.
I don't think the hair growth has anything do do with what you are describing.
My pubic hair falls out a lot sometimes even like 10 hairs at a time when I run my hand through the hair. I'm a 12 year old boy. What's going on?
I don't think I have any STDs but i gave noticed with the type of work I do it i sweet a lot and i've noticed what looks like pimples in my pubic hair?
Rash from the heat?: If you sweat a lot, especially as a young adult, you will be prone to a rash from the heat. It will be located in areas that concentrate heat: pubic area, under arms, between thighs, for example. Each hair has an "oil gland" associated with it that, once plugged, can cause a pimple. Shower often, try to wear cooling, loose fit clothing and stay hydrated. ...Read more
I've had a rash off and on for a yr. Under the sides of my breast and right above my pubic hair.It's a lot of itchy bump. Is it eczema?
Yes: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Why do I have lots of pubic hair and leg/foot/hand hair but then have no armpit/chest/ facial hair?
Not clear: Some think the hair increases the surface area to transmit pheromones for sexual allure. Others see it as a means for lessening friction during sexual activity. Many simply shave it off or at least lessen it for beauty sake. There is no definitive answer. ...Read more
If the pubic hair is longer than1/4 inch use a scissor or clipper to trim and than get in the shower and let pubic area soak and apply shaving cream/gel to one side of your pubic area and shave short strokes and rinse the razor often.Use a mirror to shave the lower area go down to in between your legs
repeat the other side of pubic region and let warm water run and you are done. ...Read more
Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natural selection may also have sustained it because it can show a potential sexual partner that the other person is sexually mature and can reproduce. ...Read more
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