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Skin color bumps on my groin area?

Skin color bumps on my groin area?

Skin color bumps: Please get an appointment with your Primary doctor. He/she will listen to your concerns, examine you, and order laboratory studies and possibly xrays. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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


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Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

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

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I got itchy painful rash bumps on pubic area after shaving?

I got itchy painful rash bumps on pubic area after shaving?

Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...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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Can benzamycin or cleocin-t remove razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?

Can benzamycin or cleocin-t remove razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?

Are they infected?: If not infected and just ingrown hairs - may not have an effect. ...Read more

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My 3+ weeks Baby had boils on inner thighs near genital area and also on scrotum. Siloderm Cream cleared boils leaving broken skin. Was it safe?

My 3+ weeks Baby had boils on inner thighs near genital area and also on scrotum. Siloderm Cream cleared boils leaving broken skin. Was it safe?

No harm: I don't think you did any harm but it sounds like your baby had/has a staph infection. There are no antibiotics in siloderm. I think if you are seeing open lesions, he should be checked and receive antibiotics. All the best. ...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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Can I use hydroquinone on my pubic area and my bikini line?

Can I use hydroquinone on my pubic area and my bikini line?

Yes, but be careful: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Some have freckle-like areas on their private as well and the otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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White head bump on nipple area?

White head bump on nipple area?

Epidermoid Cyst: Epidermoid cysts represent the most common cutaneous cysts. While they may occur anywhere on the body, they occur most frequently on the face, scalp, neck, and trunk. ...Read more

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Pimple like bumps on scalp?

Pimple like bumps on scalp?

Scalp folliculitis: Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory disorder of the hair follicles in the scalp. Causes include bacteria, yeast or demodex. It is characterised by small, very itchy pustules within the scalp, often most troublesome on the frontal hairline. There may be only a small number of lesions or they may be very numerous. Treatment is with oral or topical antibiotics, topical cortisone, based on cause. ...Read more

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Would Hydrocortisone cream help my red razor bumps & blemishes on my bikini line ?

Would Hydrocortisone cream help my red razor bumps & blemishes on my bikini line ?

It should: take some redness away but can thin your skin so be carefull maybe laser hair removal will be a good option down the road ...Read more

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Bump on crease where leg meet pubic area. Herpes or cyst? Happened right after i shaved

Bump on crease where leg meet pubic area. Herpes or cyst? Happened right after i shaved

Bacterial infection?: It could be a small bacterial infection or ingrown hair. Use warm soaks several times a day and see a doctor if it gets worse. This shaving trend worries me. Besides making people look like jail-bait, it can increase the risk of bacterial infections, including mrsa. I've seen some nasty cases in which men lost parts of their body they wanted to keep. If you don't like pubes, trim, don't shave! ...Read more

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Advice please? Bump on mons pubis/pubic hair area?

One bump?: Uncertain of dx. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

"Bump" vs "welt": Not sure that I understand what you mean about a 'bump' with a 'welt' over it, unless you mean that the skin over and around the 'bump' has firm texture. If this is the case you should seek medical attention as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis is a: a concern and looks nothing like a pimple. I would see doctor preferably dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more