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Over The Counter Treament For Bumps In Genital Area Treatment
Can folliculitis in the genital area be treated with over-the-counter medications? If not, what's the best way to treat it? Will it return?
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
I believe I have sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. They are painless, hard white bumps, some about 3 or 4mm in diameter. Over the counter treatment?
Here are some...: Please do nothing with them as long as not bothering you mentally and physically since no OTC topical cream can rap them away. See doctor timely without "self-inflicting" for sebaceous cysts. Yours are not big and it is not uncommon to see sebaceous cysts grow to 5-30 mm. Best wishes... ...Read more
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 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
Can you treat HPV genital warts with any over-the-counter treatments. The dr confirmed it was from HPV and attempted to freeze them off.
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
Many possibilities: Herpes is often a consideration for pimple-like genital lesions. However, a lot depends on details: Exact location? Evolution from red bump to blister to pimple or sore over a few days, likely herpes. Unchanging bumps over 2+ days not herpes. Actual pimples, warts, and molluscum contagiosum may be possible. Sexual risks of course make a difference. Stop guessing and see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I have bumps on the genital area that sometimes expel puss when pressed, and dry patchy skin as well.
So my genital area is hairy, in the spot where a bump was present and went away, there is no hair there, why?
Loss of pubic hair:
Could have been scarring of hair follicles and therefore there is no hair, just like in a burn. Sometimes fungal infections lead to loss of hair as well Would wait a month hand see if remains hairless or if hair returns
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/infectious-agents? Page=2 ...Read more
I am not sexually active, and I have recently gotten a pimplish bump in my genital area. Can you tell me what this is?
Folliculitis +: There are a number of conditions that could present with having a a single pimple like bump in the genital area. If you are shaving in the area, this is usually related to inflamation around the hair follicle, called folliculitis. This can be treated with over the counter acne washes. If it persists, however, it is best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
My 10 yr old has a bump in her genital area filled with blood & pusse. What could it be? Do l need to take her to see a dr?
Abcess: She needs to see a doctor immediately. She could have a serious infection. ...Read more
Is it possible for molluscum contagiosum bumps in the genital area to spread to the face if I touch those bumps and then touch my face?
I haven't had sex in a month or so I'm kinda worried about these strange bumps scattered on my lower torso and genital area they don't hurt?
It could: Be a number of things, but it needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more
I have this bump near my genital area and well I thought it was a pimple but well I popped at and quite a bit of blood came out. Should I be worried?
Just a pimple: No STD behaves this way. It's probably just a standard pimple, folluculitis, etc. No worries. ...Read more
I have a bump on my genital area, it is extremely pussy, and painful to the touch. What could this be?
Infected cyst?: Something like this is usually a non-STD skin infection, like an infected sebaceous cyst, boil, folluclitis, etc. It might need additional minor surgery to improve drainage, or perhaps an antibiotic. Or infected bartholin gland if you're female? If so, it could be gonorrhea or chlamydia. (Your profile says male, but you selected "female health" as a topic tag??) Either way, see a doctor soon. ...Read more
What to do if I am starting to get weird bumps all around my genital area could this be herpes or warts?
Doubt herpes, see MD: Herpes lesions: red bump to blister to open sore to scab to healing over 1-2 weeks; bumps with no change after 1-2 days cannot be herpes. Genital warts can last weeks or months with no change in appearance. If rapidly appearing, maybe molluscum contagiosum, but MC rare beyond age 25. If red and inflamed in the pubic area, maybe folliculitis, especially if you shave the area. Stop guessing, see MD. ...Read more
Is it mandatory for a female to shave in their genital area? Or is it ok to go without shaking to prevent bumps?
No need to shave: There is absolutely nothing wrong with pubic hair. It's just hair. Perfectly good hygiene can be achieved by properly rinsing in all the skin folds that girls and women have, hair or no hair. For some unknown reason, so many cultures across the globe have issues with pubic hair. It's just hair. Shaving it is fine too (but takes continuing work, and it can be itchy as it grows back out). ...Read more
I have a raised bump on my genital area im a virgin and the bump isn't oozing or anything just a bump what is this?
Many possibilities: A "bump" in the genital area can be caused by any number of things, including a cyst (fluid-filled pocket), or a swollen gland (lymph node). Without more detail and an examination, it would be very difficult to be more specific. Best to go see your gynecologist or family doctor to determine exactly what this bump might be. ...Read more
I have a red, fleshy bump in my genital area. Also a crusty looking ring with a bump in the middle of my inner thing. What could these be?
See doc: Any guesses over the computer would be just hat. Best for you to get rashes and bumps physically looked at to get the proper diagnosis and treatment, bet wishes. ...Read more
Hello!!! I have a question is about 2 or 3 weeks ago I noticed that in my genital area have little bump (3-5 bumps) no hurry at all, not really itchy.
Bumps in genital: Area. How old are you? Are you sexually active? Can you send a digital picture of these bumps? What have you done so far to eliminate them? There are more than one causes of bumps in genital area. ...Read more
No symptoms associated with Herpes. I developed 7 bumps in my genital area after oral relations. Partner of 5yrs, no signs of sores. Only partner. HELP?
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
My daughter is 15 and has these red bumps around her genital area, she says there itch, could it be anything serious?
Hard pimple like bump where undies meet my groin. Not in genital area, more to the side. Only one and it hurts sometimes. What could it be?
2 months ago I shaved my genital area and 2 bumps appeared. At first I thought ingrown hair but they're still there. They don't itch or hurt.?
Folliculitis: Can take a loner time to resolve. ...Read more
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