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Moveable squishy-like lump on pelvic/pubic region. I have other lipomas and I'm wondering if this is what is it? Are moveable lumps not bad? No pain

Moveable squishy-like lump on pelvic/pubic region. I have other lipomas and I'm wondering if this is what is it? Are moveable lumps not bad? No pain

Mass: Masses can benign (not cancerous) things like lipomas, fibromas, cysts, swollen lymph nodes, etc. It's a good sign that this mass isn't painful and is mobile. Rarely, masses can be something worrisome (cancerous). I'd recommend you get it checked out by your obgyn or PCP because differentiating what it can be is easier by seeing exactly where it is. ...Read more

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Boil on right pubic region near thigh, was quite large, now very small nearly non existant, keeps recurring in the same place. How do I get rid of it?

Boil on right pubic region near thigh, was quite large, now very small nearly non existant, keeps recurring in the same place. How do I get rid of it?

Well: Usually a recurring boil is a sign of a cyst sometimes a Bartholin's cyst usually require surgical removal. Consult obstetrician gynecologist or family physician for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a problem with ingrown hairs on back thighs, pubic region and under my chin even though I exfoliate. I'm also prone to acne. 26y/o.Whats wrong?

I have a problem with ingrown hairs on back thighs, pubic region and under my chin even though I exfoliate. I'm also prone to acne. 26y/o.Whats wrong?

Thick coarse hairs: How extensive is acne? Ther coukd be underlying hormonal problem if acne is severe. For the ingrowns and acne a topical retinoid cream such as retin a, (tretinoin) differing, altralin can slowly peel the skin and unfold the ingrowns. An alternative is laser hair removal which can remove the problem hairs permanently. ...Read more

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On and off pain in my pubic region...what could it be? 20 years. Male?

On and off pain in my pubic region...what could it be? 20 years. Male?

Infection?: Dear JuliyanG, an important consideration is to know if you are sexually active. This could be just a urinary infection (which would be rare being a man and age), but also a sexually transmitted disease. Also, the pubic region could involve several organs, can you be more specific? ...Read more

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Why do I have this buzzing sensation in my pubic region and what do I do to stop it?

Why do I have this buzzing sensation in my pubic region and what do I do to stop it?

Nerve endings: These sound like irritable superficial nerve endings located in the pubic area as there are no other obvious abnormalities noted by you in that region. If you wear too tight clothing like jeans, perhaps that is a factor. Just to be thorough, have a physician or your gynecologist examine you if that symptom persists or worsens. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of swelling in pubic region?

What can be the cause of swelling in pubic region?

Many things: Irritation or inflammation from shaving, folliculitis, abscesses, carbuncles, hernias, various infections, trauma and bruising, cellulitis, cysts, etc. Etc. See the Dr. If you have pubis swelling to get the most likely diagnosis and any necessary treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause eneral aches and discomfort in pubic region?

What could cause eneral aches and discomfort in pubic region?

Multiple causes: There are many reasons that could lead to this:
bladder probles
prostate disease
gyn conditions
lower intestinal inflamatory disease. ...Read more

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How problematic can folliculitis in the pubic region become if not treated?

How problematic can folliculitis in the pubic region become if not treated?

Can be painful: Untreated bacterial and fungal folliculitis can become a painful problem regardless of location. If this is related to shaving then you should stop until it has been treated and healed. I certainly would suggest you see a doctor to examine this problem. ...Read more

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Can ketoconazole shampoo be used in pubic region?

Can ketoconazole shampoo be used in pubic region?

Ketoconazole: Ketoconazole shampoo is used for seborrheic dermatitis. If that is what you have, you may use it in the pubic area. Start with a small area to ensure you are not allergic. Rinse well after applying. Do not use more frequently than twice weekly. ...Read more

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Swollen and tender to touch pubic region, what could this be?

Swollen and tender to touch pubic region, what could this be?

Can not venture a: Guess with available information - not even sure what specific area you are referring to. Would encourage medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do for an ingrown hair in the pubic region?

What can I do for an ingrown hair in the pubic region?

Heat: Ingrown hairs usually respond to heat compresses. Put a warm washcloth or hand towel on this area at least three or four times a day and that should help bring the infection to a head and the body to fight off the infection. ...Read more

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What is the cause of early grey hair in the pubic region?

What is the cause of early grey hair in the pubic region?

Unclear: Although we understand grey hair to be due to the loss of melanin production in the hair follicle, and pubic hair is no different, it is not clear why some women have earlier grey hair than others although race, genetics, toxin exposure are factors. For possible reversible causes, would recommend checking blood for B12 and thyroid function. ...Read more

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General aches and discomfort in pubic region. Sign of labor?

General aches and discomfort in pubic region. Sign of labor?

Possibly.: Suprapubic pain can indicate urinary tract infection that can trigger labor, or may be a sign of pelvic pressure during early labor. Seek medical care promptly to avoid complications. ...Read more

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How can I address a lichen simplex chronicus symptom in my pubic region?

How can I address a lichen simplex chronicus symptom in my pubic region?

Address underlying: Lsc is caused by repeat scratching of an area with resultant "lichenification" with skin thickening and woody appearance with enhanced skin markings. If you have eczema in that area that led to lsc, you might be a good candidate for moisturizers as well as topical steroids or immunomodulators. The important thing is to get the underlying disease that led to lsc under control. ...Read more

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Can you have a white colored mole on your pubic region even if you are brown skin?

Can you have a white colored mole on your pubic region even if you are brown skin?

Yes: Flesh colored or white moles are moles where the melanocytes are deeper in the skin, but sometimes what we think are moles aren't. You should be getting annual body checks and the dermatologist should check there so point it out and they can easily confirm it or tell you what else it might be:) ...Read more

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I have a small blister on my pubic region, which felt like there was fluid inside. Could this be herpes?

I have a small blister on my pubic region, which felt like there was fluid inside. Could this be herpes?

Probably Not: Herpes is usually a cluster of blisters that are painful, not 1 blister. Most likely you have a boil or a drug eruption. A medical professional could help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Abscess in pubic region popped two days ago, it's healing. I can still feel nodule under skin though. What to do?

Abscess in pubic region popped two days ago, it's healing. I can still feel nodule under skin though. What to do?

If it is healing: Then continue warm compresses. A nodule under the skin can be a cyst or still an infection. If lesion not completely gone in 2-4 weeks see your dermatologist. If it worsens then get in sooner. ...Read more