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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...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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Hello. I noticed a red rash and small red pimples around my pubic hair area but not on my penis. What might be the cause of this?

Hello. I noticed a red rash and small red pimples around my pubic hair area but not on my penis. What might be the cause of this?

Folliculits: What you described suggest inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Try to wash the area with soap a couple times each day and keep the area dry. If doing this for about 3 weeks does not solve the issue, please consult your doctor. If you are overweight, try to lose weight. ...Read more

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What do I do for pimples or rash on pubic air?

What do I do for pimples or rash on pubic air?

First I would see a: Dermatologist for correct diagnosis and get the appropriate treatment for your condition. Incorrect medication in this area can make things much worse ...Read more

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What to do about my pimples or rash on pubic air please help!?

What to do about my pimples or rash on pubic air please help!?

May be in grown: Folliculitis is usually from in grown curly hairs. Using salicylic acid wash on the acne is helpful. See your medspa doctor to start products and prescriptions to get rid of this. Some people do laser hair removal if it is a recurrent problem. ...Read more

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Red pimple like marking in pubic area. Painful and itchy?

Red pimple like marking in pubic area. Painful and itchy?

Folliculitis: What you're describing sounds like an infected hair follicle. This is very common, especially if you shave. Try warm compresses and an over the counter antibiotic ointment. If it fails to get better, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have small like pimple bumps in my pubic area that are filled with a hard white puss what is this?

I have small like pimple bumps in my pubic area that are filled with a hard white puss what is this?

Many possibles: Most likely these are hair follicles. Have they always been there, or is it something new? Have your doctor look at them if you're worried, or if they spread or hurt. ...Read more

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There appeared a pimple like thing near my pubic area. Few weeks ago it popped and pus and blood came out. Now its 4weeks its not healed. What is it?

There appeared a pimple like thing near my pubic area. Few weeks ago it popped and pus and blood came out. Now its 4weeks its not healed. What is it?

Possible infections: If the lesion has not healed it could be either a residual scar or a persistent infection. In either case it would be good to see a Physician to have it evaluated completely ...Read more

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I got these white pimple-like bumps after shaving my pubic area. It was my first time. It's really itchy. Not sure f I did it right. What can I do? : (

I got these white pimple-like bumps after shaving my pubic area. It was my first time. It's really itchy. Not sure f I did it right. What can I do? : (

Folliculitis: This probably represents an irritation/infection of the hair follicles. You can use an antibacterial soap and make sure you are using a clean razor to avoid this in the future.

Hope this helps

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I have what looks like a pimple on my pubic area. It was painful so I popped it. It still hurts though. Should I be worried?

I have what looks like a pimple on my pubic area. It was painful so I popped it. It still hurts though. Should I be worried?

FoliculitisORherpes: It is not uncommon to get a pimple or several of them in the public area due to clogged hair follicles, especially if you shave that area. However, if you have a history of unprotected sex you are at risk for genital herpes, which can also cause a similar symptoms. Try warm compresses and ibuprofen. If your symptoms persist or worsen, seek medical attention asap. Take Care! ...Read more

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What is this big pimple under the skin at pubic area?

What is this big pimple under the skin at pubic area?

May: Be an original nidus of bacteria that where engulfed by your immune cells (neutrophils) and a group of cells encapsulated to keep it from spreading. Good idea check with gyn. ...Read more

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Hard pimples in pubic area?

Hard pimples in pubic area?

Maybe folliculitis: Pubic hair follicles can get infected easily causing a bumpy slightly painful eruption. Many other possibilities exist. Usually dermatological conditions need to be seen by a doctor to make sense of them. Please consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Photo is of a typical follicular lesion. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my pubic area. I've had it for a few days. Today I saw it crust over. It never caused pain. Is it herpes if it has a scab?

I have a pimple like bump on my pubic area. I've had it for a few days. Today I saw it crust over. It never caused pain. Is it herpes if it has a scab?

Hard to say: It is probably not herpes although I cannot be sure. You may just have an inflammation of a hair follicle called folliculitis.Another possibility is molluscum contagiosum.I would see a dermatologist to find out what the actual diagnosis is. ...Read more

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I have a red pimple with a black ring around it on my pubic area???

I have a red pimple with a black ring around it on my pubic area???

Pimple: Do you wax or shave your pubic area? It may be an ingrown hair. Try applying warm compress and then an antibacterial cream for several days. If no improvement then please seek care ...Read more

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I have pimples and sores in my pubic area, what should I do?

I have pimples and sores in my pubic area, what should I do?

Please see your: Doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment. This cannot be diagnosed properly on this forum. ...Read more

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I shave my pubic area and renectly I've been getting pimples down there, why is this, and how can I treat it?

I shave my pubic area and renectly I've been getting pimples down there, why is this, and how can I treat it?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis usually goes away by itself in 14 days. You might try shaving in the same direction as the hair grows (generally downward).Treatment can include warm compresses made with White Vineger or Burow's Solution twice a day. If it does not respond to this treatment see your PCP who can prescribe an oral antibiotics if necessary. Laser Hair removal at your GYN or a Helath Spa
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I recently shaved my pubic hair and got pimple like things in that area what's the best treatment?

I recently shaved my pubic hair and got pimple like things in that area what's the best treatment?

Folliculitis: This sounds like it might be folliculitis rather than "pimples." If you shave against the direction of hair growth, you increase the risk of ingrown hairs. Be sure to exfoliate well before and after shaving to help prevent this and only shave in the direction of hair growth. If it persists and/or happens often talk with your doctor about a topical antibiotic ointment to treat it. ...Read more

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I had a single pimple like thing in my pubic area that I was able to pop like a pimple and have it go away. There's a new one. Is it an std/sti?

I had a single pimple like thing in my pubic area that I was able to pop like a pimple and have it go away. There's a new one. Is it an std/sti?

Pimple: These can be "pimples" but they can also be infectious. Some infections in this region of the body are transmitted sexually. I suggest you have your primary doctor look at the lesion. They can the. Advise you as to the cause and the treatment. If you are worried that it is an STD then I would refrain from sexual activity until the condition is defined ...Read more

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pimple like bumps in my pubic area on top only very painful when I press on it. Very itchy white look like white heads inside skin? What cant they b

pimple like bumps in my pubic area on top only very painful when I press on it. Very itchy white look like white heads inside skin? What cant they b

Pimple: Could be any number of things. Your doctor (s) will examine you very carefully and decide what, if any, should be done.

Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more