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How can I prevent large, painful bumps in genital area. I don't shave just use scissors to trim pubic hair. Every month i get at least two bumps.

How can I prevent large, painful bumps in genital area. I don't shave just use scissors to trim pubic hair. Every month i get at least two bumps.

Folliculitis.: This is an example of folliculitis. There are a couple of ways to treat this--topicals such as topical antibiotics or topical corticosteroids. However, a more definitive treatment for this pesky condition would be to have laser hair removal. Even a couple of treatments would reduce the hair diameter enough to likely prevent these large painful foci of inflammation at the site of the hair follicle. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Culture and therapy: get a bacterial culture of the boils and get on antibiotic therapy. Call for a GYN evaluation. ...Read more

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Could i cure it myself? I have a small pus-filled bump on my genital area.. Sometimes it swells up and is very painful and it is hard for me to move. I had a dr look at it and he told me it was an ingrown hair. I researched ingrown hairs and that is not

If : If the area is infected you will need antibiotics, and possibly a procedure called an I&D (incision and drainage). Otherwise, you could try warm compresses to the area three times a day, if it drains on its own, apply an antibacterial ointment to the area twice a day and monitor. If it does not improve see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal that I am a virgin but every now and then i get one or two redish bumps on my genital area?. It hurts sometimes when my pants rub it.

Is it normal that I am a virgin but every now and then i get one or two redish bumps on my genital area?. It hurts sometimes when my pants rub it.

It can happen: Even w/o sexual activity, women can develop lesions on the vulva. Some are allergy or auto-immune in nature. Many are infectious in nature. The most common would be either an infected hair follicle (esp if you shave) or infected sebacceous cyst (basically a pimple). However, remember that some std's can be transmitted even w/o vaginal penetration. Ex: herpes only takes skin to skin contact. ...Read more

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I have had little white bumps on and around my genital area for quite a while now. Any idea of what they might be?

I have had little white bumps on and around my genital area for quite a while now. Any idea of what they might be?

Go to your doctor: Go to your physician and have it checked out. The only way to know for sure is by history and physical exam. ...Read more

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