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Advice please? Bump on mons pubis/pubic hair area?

One bump?: Uncertain of dx. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Flesh colored,no raised nonitchy, flakes rash on mons pubis?

Flesh colored,no raised nonitchy, flakes rash on mons pubis?

Needs to be examined: The cause of rashes on genital area can vary, and becomes much easier with a quick exam of the area. Pl call your doctor's office this week to clarify and get treated, as I do aged. Feel better. ...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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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 have little itchy hard bumps on my mons pubis area? What is it?

I have little itchy hard bumps on my mons pubis area? What is it?

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

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What could raised bumps on penile glans (head) be?

What could raised bumps on penile glans (head) be?

PPP: Likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval.Hubpages.Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments -- for more information and options on treatment, if desired. ...Read more

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Hard, non itchy or painful bump on mons pubis x 2weeks. No pus/leakage. Hair on bump fell out. Neg for herpes/warts. Home remedy or Dr visit? Thanks

Hard, non itchy or painful bump on mons pubis x 2weeks. No pus/leakage. Hair on bump fell out.  Neg for herpes/warts. Home remedy or Dr visit? Thanks

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. And... if it were elsewhere I'd say boil or eczema. An inflammaotry or infectious (minor, non-std) can certainly do this ...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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Hard painful lump on mons pubis. im only 17.. could it be from shaving?

Hard painful lump on mons pubis. im only 17.. could it be from shaving?

Possibly, yes: If you inadvertently nicked the skin when shaving and bacteria entered into the hair follicle, an infection could have occurred causing the "lump" Have a MD check the area if it persists. ...Read more

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Red, raised lumps on penile shaft?

Red, raised lumps on penile shaft?

Exam needed: You will need to see a health care provider for an examination to determine the likely cause of the bumps. ...Read more

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Could this be a genital wart? Small lump on penis shaft near circumcision line. No pus, discharge, itching, etc.

Could this be a genital wart? Small lump on penis shaft near circumcision line. No pus, discharge, itching, etc.

Penile lump: This lesion will have to be examined by your physician, dermatologist or urologist in order to make a diagnosis. It could be a wart or, if it's recent, a herpes simplex infection. Since treatment for these is available, I think you should be examined. ...Read more

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Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

Folliculitis: Likely you have a slight inflammation of the hair follicles the area after a waxing si traumatized and you lose some epidermis as well. Keep the area clean and use warm soaks. If it gets warm , tender , red or pus then see a physician to make sure there isn't a cellulitis or infection of the open skin ...Read more

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Pea sized lump on labia minora painful?

Pea sized lump on  labia  minora   painful?

Need evaluation: See your doctor. Could be benign nodule but warrants further evaluation to ensure not a sexually transmitted disease or other cause. ...Read more

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Inner thigh rashs, itching, bumpy a bit?

Irritation? Fungus?: This is common area for fungal infection which would require antifungals such as lamisil, (terbinafine) micatin, lotrimin. Pther possibilities include bacterial infection or dermatitis from friction. These conditions are treated differently. If this persists see doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Vulvar lump: 2 mm, btwn labia majora & minora, deep/not visible, firm, movable, painless, present 2 wks. Diagnosis? Can it wait till physical in 6 mo?

Vulvar lump: 2 mm, btwn labia majora & minora, deep/not visible, firm, movable, painless, present 2 wks. Diagnosis? Can it wait till physical in 6 mo?

Lots of causes : Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. You may be describing genital warts, a cyst or many other causes. Six months seems like too long to wait to me. ...Read more

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Are pea size movable lumps underskin near groin/ thigh area normal?

Are pea size movable lumps underskin near groin/ thigh area normal?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Most likely it an enlarged lymph nodes. Specially it is a little tender to touch. Nothing to worry about. It is due to a minor pelvic or urinary infection. If you have vaginal discharge or urinary increased frequency go see a physician. You might need antibiotics. If it doesn't go away after few days it must be looked at under all circumstances. ...Read more

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Will herpes cause swollen right labia majora?

Will herpes cause swollen right labia majora?

It can.: If this is your primary outbreak of herpes, it could cause a significant amount of tenderness and swelling. Please see your dermatologist for correct diagnosis and management. ...Read more