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Is It Ok To Use Deodorant In Your Pubic Area If You Have Hair There
Deodorant in pubes: Should probably not hurt but i guess the question is why? For odor control - or for moisture control? Deodorants are ok for moisture control (active ingredient is aluminum trichloride) too much moisture can also cause an odor. ...Read more
I've been having this musty odor in my pubic area& underarms 2 yrs. I shower, wax or keep hair trim. I use clinical strength deodorant .Embarrassing?
? Yeast Infection: Body odors can be due to a number of issues. The groin and underarms have a high concentration of hair follicles and sweat glands. They can become infected. The moisture can lead to yeast infections of the skin or glands in these areas. If yeast infection, may be a sign of other condition like diabetes. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I've noticed my 4 yr old has been having grown-up body odor under her arms. I haven't noticed any growth spurt or pubic hair. Can I use deodorant?
Maybe folliculitis: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
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I just noticed 1 bump not around my vaginal area but within pubic hairs that started to itch wht could that be?
I've had ingrown hairs in my pubic area for 8-9 months and the won't go away. I' stopped shaving completely. What should I do?
See a Dermatologist: See a Dermatologist and let them gie you some advice. ...Read more
I have a tiny pain in the area just above my pubic hair line and slightly to the left It is not painful at all really it's more annoying than anything?
Tiny muscle strain..: or pinched skin nerve. There are muscular and nerve structures just below the surface of the skin in this area. If a muscle were strained, I would expect bigger area of discomfort than "tiny pain." So I suspect a tiny pinched nerve. Annoying would be a typical way to describe something like this. It should spontaneously go away within a few days. I wouldn't worry more about it. Best wishes! ...Read more
A day or so.: Everybody grow hair ar different rates in different areas of the body, but shaving cuts the hair off at skin level, so continued growth is visible pretty quickly--just as with your legs or armpits. Waxing removes the hair at its root so regrowth takes a bit longer. For maximum removal, some permanently, laser hair removal is the best option. ...Read more
Multiple hairs growing out of the same follicle but only in pubic area? They're really thick but not painful
Anomaly: This anomaly doesn't appear to be anything to be concerned about unless there are signs of inflammation such as redness, tenderness,swelling or drainage from the area. Cutting the hair to lessen its bulk periodically may be an option. You could consult your physician or dermatologist for evaluation, however. ...Read more
I used to clean shave around my pubic area couple of years back. Now i don't have much hair around there. Was this bound to happen and normal?
Yes: Sometimes shaving that hair results in permanent reduction of it. ...Read more
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