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Doctor insights on: Penile Ingrown Hair

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I have ingrown hair on my penis what should I do?

I have ingrown hair on my penis what should I do?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more


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Can you get an ingrown hair on the shaft of your penis? If so, how would you treat this?

Can you get an ingrown hair on the shaft of your penis? If so, how would you treat this?

Yes: You can get an ingrown hair at this location. You can try moisturizing the area to see if it will help it grow out. If the area gets red or painful then apply a topical antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you get an ingrown hair on the upper part of your shaft on the penis? Also what can you do to heal the ingrown hair?

Possible: Anywhere hair grows, it can be possible to get an ingrown hair. The treatment may involve the need for antibiotics if the area gets infected. See your Dr. as needed Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Is this bump by my penis an ingrown hair from shaving?

Possibly: If you do shave, it is common to have ingrown hairs. If it becomes red, painful, or particularly if you can see pus, see your primary care provider, as it is likely infected. ...Read more

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I have a large bump on my lower pubic area right above where my penis starts. I thought it might be an ingrown hair, but i haven't shaved in months.

Still possible: It is possible that you have a cyst or an abscess from an ingrown hair or a sweat gland. It is possible to develop a clogged skin poor, hair follicle, sweat gland without an infection. It will form a nodule that could possibly become infected later. If it bothers you, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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Could a skin cyst be from ingrown hair around my penis?

Could a skin cyst be from ingrown hair around my penis?

Maybe: More likely this is a sebaceous cyst. These are not infected but can be removed if unsightly. Get checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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Can an ingrown hair on penis bleed during sex?

Can an ingrown hair on penis bleed during sex?

Sure: If it becomes irritated or disturbed as a result of sex it could bleed. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of an ingrown hair on the penis?

Here are some ...: Of course, it can be removed or dessicated or destroyed. But, one has to evaluate and balance the medical necessity and professional possibility before taking on eradicating procedure. So, get pro-evaluation & counseling before treatment. Oftentimes, you may need no surgical Rx but some medical care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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My husband has an ingrown hair on his penis, will it hurt him or me if we have unprotected sex?

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My husband has an ingrown hair on his penis, will it hurt him or me if we have unprotected sex?

Ingrown hair: If it really is an ingrown hair, then no. However, unprotected sex can lead to unintended pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a question about an ingrown hair on the shaft of my I don't feel comfortable with a male doctor looking at my penis. I want a female doctor to ?

I have a question about an ingrown hair on the shaft of my I don't feel comfortable with a male doctor looking at my penis. I want a female doctor to ?

No worries: Agree with Dr Kwok, although I note your location is listed Christchurch, NZ. There may be a female doctor at your local GP practice you can see, or, if not, try your local sexual health/STI clinic. The Christchurch clinic definitely has female medical staff. ...Read more

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Can I have intercourse with an ingrown hair bump on penis shaft?

May cause infection: The trauma in intercourse may cause inflammation and infection. And if you have an infection it could be spread to your partner. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a skin tag cyst or an ingrown hair on my penis?

No hairs on penis: Traditionally speaking, there are no hairs on the penis, so an ingrown hair is unlikely. ...Read more

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I noticed what looked like an ingrown hair on the back of my penis more on my ball sack tried popping it but now it very hard and hurts very much ?

I noticed what looked like an ingrown hair on the back of my penis more on my ball sack tried popping it but now it very hard and hurts very much ?

Got infected: When you try to dig out an ingroing hair, it may cause infection. You need to use clean hans, wash the are an use alchohol to clean the needle. let the current infection heal. ...Read more

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I have a small sore, which looks like an infected ingrown hair about 2 inches above my penis which has a larger bump under it very sore, hurts to bend?

Folliculitis: Sounds like it could indeed be an 'ingrown' hair or a localized folliculitis. Important other information could be obtained with further questioning - esp. regarding any recent sexual activity, as STDs would also be on the list if you've had sex with any new partner(s). Hopefully it has resolved by now - but if not, I would apply bacitracin. The docs on Health Tap can help if u have more info... ...Read more

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I had a red bump, looked like a red pimple, where the shaft of my penis meets the pubis area for ~ a month. Today it was puss-filled, ingrown hair?

Good possibility : Inflamed or infected hair follicles in that region not uncommon and usually resolve on their own with good hygiene, warm compresses, and elimination of any undergarments that may be irritating that area. If persists, worsens, or accompanied by other lesions, recommend evaluation. ...Read more

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

Hairs that have curled around and grown back into your skin instead of ...Read more