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Itchy Blister On Mons Pubis
Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more
No waxing or shaving: Tretinoin (retin-a) cream can help decrease skin plugging or hyperkaratosis. Topical tretinoin cream may thin out the epidermis, reduce the buildup of dead skin cells, and decrease hair embedding into the follicies. Topical corticosteroid creams with a mild strength can be applied to reduce inflammation of inflamed ingrown hairs. ...Read more
Welt-Itchy: Sounds like a possible allergic reaction to something. Play detective and try to remember if there was anything you used lately that may have caused you to have an allergic reaction on the labia? Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help with the itch and call your doc as you may need a steroid too. If it continues, you will need an exam to confirm what the actual diagnosis is and then get the best treatment,Good luck ...Read more
Mons bumps: May be folliculitis, infection of hair follicle, very common especially if shave. Would follow with doctor/ urgent care.They can give topical antibiotics ( sometimes bacitracin) that may hepl, sometimes you need oral antibiotics as well .Wash well 2 x a day. See a doctor this week. ...Read more
I am experiencing thigh rash and painless fleshy genital bumps. The rash looks like jock itch but my penis has little bumps on the shaft.
Molluscum?: This is suspicious for molluscum contagiosum, a minor viral infection. "Jock itch" appearance doesn't fit well, but "fleshy bumps" is suspicious, especially if shiny pink and some have dimples in the center. (Google for photos.) At age 22, most genital area MC is sexually acquired. It's a minor problem, never serious. See doc for diagnosis and treatment, and perhaps tests for other STDs. ...Read more
R/O FOLLICULITIS : Your symptoms sound like folliculitis or in lampoon of the hair follicle. You need to be examined and course of therapy decided. You may need topical and or oral Antibiotics. If symptoms persist or worsen a Cyst/abscess can develop requiring surgical intervention. Seek prompt evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White blotches on palms. itchy skin rash all over. white tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?
Unsure: There are many different possibilities as to why you may have the bump. One possible explanation could be a clogged gland which is not harmful. Is there any possible exposure to STDs? I recommend that you see a physician such as a family doctor or OB/GYN to make sure that this is not some sort of STD. Do you have any history of genital herpes? Usually, genital herpes is painful especially more pronounced with the first episode ...Read more
Antibiotics: School sores (or impetigo) are a bacterial skin infection caused by the bacteria staph aureus found everywhere. The treatment usually is ten days of antibiotics by mouth. The best antibiotic for school sores is flucloxacillin a form of penicillin. The sores also need to be covered to stop them spreading. Cleansing the skin with antiseptic and putting antibiotic cream in the nose may also be needed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely a cyst : It is possible that you have a small sebaceous cyst. These usually are asymptomatic unless they become infected or become really large. Also bartholin's cyst can occur near the entrance of the vagina. Cysts usually occur from blocked ducts causing secretions to build up. Best thing to do is to see your doctor if it does not improve or resolve in 2 weeks. ...Read more
Jock itch AKA tinea: Cruris is a fungal infection of the groin area (like athlete's foot is of the feet). Fungi love dark, warm, moist areas; so keep the area dry by changing underwear often, using talc (no corn starch) &/or powdered antifungal spray like cruex (can also use desinex, etc.) also use Lamisil (terbinafine) cream to cure the fungus faster. Wash briefs/bath towels in hot water to kill fungus. Takes 2-4 weeks to resolve. ...Read more