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Penile Ingrown Hair
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?
Our hair follicles are meant to erupt and to grow straight out of the skin. Often, a hair may turn into the channel out of which it should grow, and penetrates the skin, causing swelling and irritation. This may happen because of blockage or with very curly hair. These are not always a problem unless the hair does not erupt and then possibly leads to infection ...Read more
I have a shiny bump on sde of penis. Thought it was an ingrown hair , as i shave that area, so i popped it. Its been 2 weeks, still hasnt healed.
Penis Lesion: this needs to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
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
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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