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Doctor insights on: Itching Soreness Edge Of Pubic Hair

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Ingrown hairs on my scalp is causing severe itching some swelling under the scalp..

Ingrown hairs on my scalp is causing severe itching some swelling under the scalp..

Pseudofolliculitis: Pseudofolliculitis barbae is also known as barbers's itch. What you describe here may or may not be consistent with this pseudofolliculitis. It usually occurs where curly hairs are plucked or shaven. These hairs then grow beneath the skin. This most often occurs on the chin or neck. The best prevention is to grow a beard or let the affected hair grow out. One can also pluck the hair out. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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Causes of redness in pubic area red rash bit of a burning after showering

Causes of redness in pubic area red rash bit of a burning after showering

This : This sounds like an allergic reaction. Are you using any new soaps, shower gels? Also consider the water, is it possibly to hot, and lastly was the area recently shaved, or waxed, if so this could be the cause. Try switching to a mild soap (i.e. Dove), lower the water temperature, and buy an after shave or after wax cream if applicable, and monitor for improvement. If none of these things work, see your doctor for an evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Red itchy spots at the roots pubic hair is from sex?

Red itchy spots at the roots pubic hair is from sex?

Doubt it: Check for pubic lice . Could also be from excessive fore play. ...Read more

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I am experiencing scalp itching and flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation especially along my hairline.

I am experiencing scalp itching and flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation especially along my hairline.

Seborrh. dermatitis?: This sounds like typical seborrheic dermatitis, a severe form of dandruff. It is easily treated, but requires professional diagnosis and prescription medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?

What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?

Dry skin: Thanks for your question! Sounds like it may be a little dry skin. Taking cooler showers can help. You may want to also try and moisturizer too! ...Read more

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Slight rash in hair near opening of vagina?

Slight rash in hair near opening of vagina?

Follicultis: Inflammation of hair follicles. Assuming no internal infection can be improved with antibacterial soap and topical antibiotics if necessary. If persits or worsens see gyn. ...Read more

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Tip of penis rougher skinned... Kind of scaly feeling. No pain. No bumps above skin. Concerns?

Tip of penis rougher skinned... Kind of scaly feeling. No pain. No bumps above skin. Concerns?

Here are some ...: Without a direct look and feel, it's hard to come up a correct Dx. Generally speaking, it such look on glans penis remains unchanged & not hurting over next 6-12 months, leaving it alone without doing naything would be the most reasonable thing to do. Clinically, such appearance may be just a rare case of glans penis plicatum-scrotal glans penis. If still in doubt, seek pro-evaluation & counseling ...Read more

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Area where pubic hair grows itch after shaving. Why is this?

Area where pubic hair grows itch after shaving. Why is this?

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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Itchy rash on pubic area after 2 days of shaving ?

Folliculitis: Sounds like folliculitis. If the redness spreads or the skin gets firm, hot, painful then see a doctor since it could be a cellulitis (infection). ...Read more

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I have a lot of itching on my pubic area, eyebrows and scalp. Redness on eyebrows and scalp area with scaling on scalp, and loads of flakes! help!

See Physician: Many conditions can cause redness and scaling as you describe. The constellation of pubic, brow and head may indicate lice. Your physician should be able to ascertain if this , or other dermatologic conditions exist. ...Read more

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Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?

Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis.  No irritation redness, or bumps?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to offer accurate Dx; but the described quiescence most likely support its harmlessness. So, just watch and see, and don't pick on it. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling preferably by urologist. Nonetheless, following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html will help get the healthcare done correctly as needed. Best wish... ...Read more

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Bump under skin, above penis where pubic hair grows. Slight redness, hard, and pain when pushed on. Concerns?

Bump under skin, above penis where pubic hair grows. Slight redness, hard, and pain when pushed on. Concerns?

Doctor can evaluate: Bumps and rashes are difficult to visualize in words. Rashes or bumps may be folliculitis, which is an infection in the little hair follicles in the skin. Rashes that itch a lot may be allergic reactions and/or skin infections. An STD is possible. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more

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Skin visible from front near pubic hair is sore. I have never had any type of intercourse, and the pain subsides when hair is trimmed. Why?

Skin visible from front near pubic hair is sore. I have never had any type of intercourse, and the pain subsides when hair is trimmed. Why?

Not sure: I am not sure I can tell you why. Usually pain in the skin is caused by skin tumors. Blue rubber bleb nevus,angiolipoma,neuroma,glioma,eccrine spiradenoma,leiomyoma. ...Read more

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Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

DRY FLAKY PUBIC SKIN: WHAT IS A "MA" DOES THIS MEAN "MAN"? IT SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN SENT BY A WOMAN! ...Read more

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Itching and no hair growth for small part of scalp.

Get eval, Tinea?: Get an eval and treatment for your bald itching area. At times. tinea capitis, a fungal infection of the scalp can cause those symptoms. best wishes. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on skin pubic area and at the base of my penis?

Burning sensation on skin  pubic area and at the base of my penis?

Burning sensation: Burning sensation often means raw or dry skin. Try heavy emollients to area to help heal--a&d, vaseline, aquaphor, etc. It should improve in a few days. If not, go see your doctor. ...Read more