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I recently shaved my pubes for the first time and now 2 hard red lumps have formed at the top of my pubic area. They are sore to touch. What is it?

I recently shaved my pubes for the first time and now 2 hard red lumps have formed at the top of my pubic area. They are sore to touch. What is it?

Local inflammation: There are lot of microbes on our skin that can enter our local skin - when you shave, you are causing some small damage to local skin where bacteria can get in and cause local infection. I would recommend that avoiding shaving skin would be a good idea. Applying local antibiotic cream such as Bacitracin may help. If they do continue to enlarge, I would recommend seeing your provider. ...Read more

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I've a hard lump on the side of my pubic area. It's hard (sore when pressed, not visible and about the size of a cherry stone). What is it? I'm worried.

Be examined: These kind of questions are difficult to answer with this internet format. It is best if you can be examined and properly treated. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my pubic area it is very sore an tender and is causing me some pain can some one guide me to what it could be ?

I have a lump on my pubic area it is very sore an tender and is causing me some pain can some one guide me to what it could be ?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Been 3 days since I've had sex. the bones in my lower pubic area are still very sore plus the clitoral area. What causes it and how do i help the pain?

Been 3 days since I've had sex. the bones in my lower pubic area are still very sore plus the clitoral area. What causes it and how do i help the pain?

Coital trauma: Not to be rude but it sounds like you & your partner might have been overenthusiastic 3 days ago, leading to soreness. You can try to OTC pain medications if it bothers you that much. Ice or cold compresses are typically recommended for injuries (warmth for infection). And plenty of time & rest. In future, consider taking charge of fun times to minimize risk of injury. If pain persists, go see doc ...Read more

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Prickly sensation on top of pubic bone, feels shallow like in/under skin, sometimes leads to soreness in same area. Not dermalogic condition.

Prickly sensation on top of pubic bone, feels shallow like in/under skin, sometimes leads to soreness in same area.  Not dermalogic condition.

Inflamation of nerve: you have inflamation the nerve going to this location. Neuralgia. most likely due to a virus, the most common of which is theherpse zoster virus...i.e. post herpetic neuralgia. ...Read more