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Red pimple like marking in pubic area. Painful and itchy?

Red pimple like marking in pubic area. Painful and itchy?

Folliculitis: What you're describing sounds like an infected hair follicle. This is very common, especially if you shave. Try warm compresses and an over the counter antibiotic ointment. If it fails to get better, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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I got itchy painful rash bumps on pubic area after shaving?

I got itchy painful rash bumps on pubic area after shaving?

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

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Red patch in groin area itches?

Red patch in groin area itches?

Several: Rash ? could be almost anything, but most common would be a fungal infection such as tinea (ring worm) or candidiasis (yeast). These will respond to OTC clomitrazole. If it doesn't clear, or is not a rash, please see your Dr ...Read more

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Itchy pimple rash on pubic area, cause?

Itchy pimple rash on pubic area, cause?

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

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I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

See derm: This is a rather common condition especially when one lives in a hot environment. This is an inflammatory issue which can often be controlled with low dose abx based on its antiinflammatory activity. ...Read more

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Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Pimples vs herpes vs: rash/eczema or skin infection ; if grapelike clusters like little vesicals[teardrops] on a red base could be herpes if sexually active especially if anal sex. it is like the sensation before fever blisters on the lips; tingling then bumps. maynot be this at all; simple pimples, boils , less likely. if gets wrose see urgent care or dermatologist for lancing and drainage; always was well/scrub ...Read more

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Bleeding puss filled bumps in pubic region?

Bleeding puss filled bumps in pubic region?

Infection: You need medical attention for a bacterial infection soon. ...Read more

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Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.

Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.

Ringworm: What you described is consistent with ringworm infection. Try an over the counter medication for ringworm. If that does not help, it would be time to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

"Bump" vs "welt": Not sure that I understand what you mean about a 'bump' with a 'welt' over it, unless you mean that the skin over and around the 'bump' has firm texture. If this is the case you should seek medical attention as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Below penis shaft shiny,red, hair follicles inflamed can't see blisters? Protected Sex, shaved around area. Fish smell or myb sweat?No pain, but itch.

Below penis shaft shiny,red, hair follicles inflamed can't see blisters? Protected Sex, shaved around area. Fish smell or myb sweat?No pain, but itch.

Good idea to see: dermatologist or urologist for correct diagnosis. Fishy smell can be caused by STD, or fungal infection, or may be due to inflammation at follicles. Correct diagnosis and treatment will resolve your problem. hope that helps ...Read more

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Rash in anal area. Itchy sometimes. ?

Rash in anal area.  Itchy sometimes.  ?

Things to do: Use a soft toilet tissue and wet it with mineral oil when you have a bowel movement.After that apply triple paste. If that does not work see your doctor. ...Read more

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Painful inflamed lump in female genital area?

Painful inflamed lump in female genital area?

See a doctor: Any type of skin disorder is best handled in person where the doctor can see and feel it to know exaclty what it is. It could be herpes or a cyst or a bartholin's cyst. Get it checked out asap. You might need some antibiotics or surgery to have it removed. ...Read more

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Hard pimples in pubic area?

Hard pimples in pubic area?

Maybe folliculitis: Pubic hair follicles can get infected easily causing a bumpy slightly painful eruption. Many other possibilities exist. Usually dermatological conditions need to be seen by a doctor to make sense of them. Please consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Photo is of a typical follicular lesion. ...Read more

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Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Red itchy painful pubic hair follicles 2wks following yeast infection no fever no discharge just itchy & painful?

Red itchy painful pubic hair follicles 2wks following yeast infection no fever no discharge just itchy & painful?

Folliculitis!: Sounds like staph infection of pubic hair follicles! some PO antibiotics , topical cream and self hygiene will cure this fast! first have your md check to make sure no other problems are involved! regards! ...Read more

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Itchy pubic area directly above clitoris. Clitoral hood has a weird blister or raw lesion. Rawness between labia minora and majora. No STDs or stis?

You need an exam: Your symptoms are suggestive of a herpes simplex infection (sexually transmitted), but yeast (not sexually transmitted) may cause similar symptoms of rawness and itching. If you also have a white, cottage cheese-like discharge, it is more likely to be yeast. The bottom line is that you need to have an exam done by a health professional. And no sex until you find out! ...Read more

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I got itchy painful rash bumps on pubic area after shaving?

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

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Red pimple like marking in pubic area. Painful and itchy?

Folliculitis: What you're describing sounds like an infected hair follicle. This is very common, especially if you shave. Try warm compresses and an over the counter antibiotic ointment. If it fails to get better, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Today I noticed a small skin colored bump on my pubic area. It is not itchy or painful but i am very worried about it. There is only one ?

Today I noticed a small skin colored bump on my pubic area. It is not itchy or painful but i am very worried about it. There is only one ?

Let your parents: know of this concern. There is not a way to identify this lesion via this interchange but an in-person evaluation is likely to help make an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Okay I have these red itchy blister looking things in my pubic area. They are not painful but they really itch. They are in clusters.

Pubic rashes: Your rash could be caused by a number of things such as herpes, scabies, yeast or other infection. A physical exam would be helpful to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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Do I have warts if I got bumps in my pubic area that are not itchy, not painful, and don't resemble folliculitis/Mollusca? Bumps appeared 2 months ago

Do I have warts if I got bumps in my pubic area that are not itchy, not painful, and don't resemble folliculitis/Mollusca? Bumps appeared 2 months ago

Genital warts: These sure could be 'scary' and the best thing to do is show them to a doctor, who would know based on their appearance. There should be 'clues' such as a new sex partner, the exact location, appearance etc. The good news is, there is treatment IF they are warts. In fact, there's even a preventative vaccine that is worth getting to limit the chance of acquiring genital warts going forward. See MD! ...Read more

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pimple like bumps in my pubic area on top only very painful when i press on it.. Very itchy white look like white heads inside skin? What cant they b

 pimple like bumps in my pubic area on top only very painful when i press on it.. Very itchy white look like white heads inside skin? What cant they b

Pimple: Could be any number of things. Your doctor(s) will examine you very carefully and decide what, if any, should be done. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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My pubic area has been itchy for the past month, I have also noticed pimples filled with white fluid. Some are painful, some are not. I have no sexual history?

My pubic area has been itchy for the past month, I have also noticed pimples filled with white fluid. Some are painful, some are not. I have no sexual history?

Folliculitis?: U may have developed infection of the hair follicles of the pubic area leading to itching and pain. Best would be to see ur doctor to come to a proper diagnosis and be treated for it. ...Read more

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Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

See your doctor: Red bumps on your pubic area need to be seen by a physician because they usually need treatment. Red itchy rashes are also important to treat. They can range from infections which are also contagious such as strep or herpes to skin conditions such as allergies and eczema. Please do not delay getting a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Recently started seeing small flesh colored bumps on pubic area, legs, arm, and under butt. Doesn't really "pop". Not a bunch, not itchy or painful?!

Recently started seeing small flesh colored bumps on pubic area, legs, arm, and under butt. Doesn't really "pop". Not a bunch, not itchy or painful?!

Tough to say: Without an exam, it is tough to say what your bumps are. Best that you get a dr. To do and exam and physically look at the areas to determine the correct diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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I hv oral herpes & was wondering if autoinoculation is a possibility recently my pubic area hs bn itchy & white fluid filled pimples (some painful)?

 I hv oral herpes & was wondering if autoinoculation is a possibility  recently my pubic area hs bn itchy & white fluid filled pimples (some painful)?

Need to be tested: Auto-inoculation of oral herpes to the genital area is unlikely. It you are sexually active you may have acquired type 2 herpes. It would be prudent to see your doctor to get tested for genital herpes and other sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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I have itchiness on vagina, mild painful urination, pimple on pubic area(doesnt hurt or itch), last sex was 4 months ago, symptoms started 1 month ago?

I have itchiness on vagina, mild painful urination, pimple on pubic area(doesnt hurt or itch), last sex was 4 months ago, symptoms started 1 month ago?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have a personal physician, please seek care at your city of count health department.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I get painful and itchy bumps on the skin above my pubic bone. What could it be?

Folliculitis: a hair follicle inflammation or possible infection. OTC hydrocortisone cream 1% applied as a thin film twice daily would help-. Avoid shaving and tight fitting undergarments. If bumps are red and swollen- see a physician for medical treatment. ...Read more

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Dark spots neithr painful nor itchy nor swollen on d outter labia. Could it be an irritation or alergy to d way I remove my pubic hair?

Dark spots neithr painful nor itchy nor swollen on d outter labia. Could it be an irritation or alergy to d way I remove my pubic hair?

It may be.: Without an exam, it is not truly possible to tell you what the dark spots may be. Have your GYN doctor examine you and tell you what they most likely are. They can also discuss with your the best way to properly and safely remove your pubic hair. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy pubic area up the top and don't know why?

Any bumps? : Itching, especially if you see some bumps, along the top of your pubic hairline may indicate folliculitis, especially if that is where your underwear is rubbing. I do have to mention scabies also, which is contagious. See a clinician if the problem continues. Hope that helps. ...Read more