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Pimples on bikini line is it normal?

Pimples on bikini line is it normal?

Possibly: folliculitis. Do you shave down there are wear overly tight panties? ...Read more

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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I've started to get pimples on my bikini line and on the top of my vagina. What can I do to get rid of it? It's not a disease, I'm not sexually active

I've started to get pimples on my bikini line and on the top of my vagina. What can I do to get rid of it? It's not a disease, I'm not sexually active

Shaving may be it: Pimple-like bumps in the bikini area can result from ingrown hairs or shaving. Taking a break from shaving whenever possible will help to allow the bumps to resolve. Pimples can also resolve with acne cream. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pimple like around the bikini line and I squirt and blood or brown pus comes out?

Is it normal to have pimple like around the bikini line and I squirt and blood or brown pus comes out?

Not normal: Sounds like you have either ingrown hair with reaction, or boils. Have this seen by a doctor and perhaps cultured and treated if necessary. Hope it clears up soon. ...Read more

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got a small hard painful lump on bikini line, below my inner thigh bone, no redness or pimple like appearance. Should I worry?

got a small hard painful lump on bikini line, below my inner thigh bone, no redness or pimple like appearance. Should I worry?

Lump: Small firm lump in that area may be an ingrown hair or an inclusion cyst. Apparently there is no inflammation or infection. These lumps may not recede or need to be removed, but for peace of mind, have your physician or dermatologist examine it. ...Read more

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3-4 small pimple like (colour and size) isolated bumps appeared on both sides of inner thighs a few weeks ago. Just started epilating bikini, related?

3-4 small pimple like (colour and size) isolated bumps appeared on both sides of inner thighs a few weeks ago. Just started epilating bikini, related?

Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. If you just started bikini line hair removal and the bumps are in the same area then they are likely related. ...Read more

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How can I deal with irritated dark skin and pimple in my bikini area and vaginal area?

How can I deal with irritated dark skin and pimple in my bikini area and vaginal area?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. However, if you are removing hair from your genital area, by any means, stop doing that. Contrary to current customs, shaving of waxing your genitals is unhygienic.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Ok. My bikini area is constantly itchy and I have bumps all over that practically looks like their pimples. What does this mean?

Ok. My bikini area is constantly itchy and I have bumps all over that practically looks like their pimples. What does this mean?

Sounds like: folliculitis or ingrown hairs. See dermatologist for absolute answers and prescriptions to clear it. ALso laser hair removal can help get rid of it permanently (if it's folliculitis) ...Read more

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Can you please recommend lotion or something that's meant to get rid of razer or waxing pimples/bumps on the bikini area?

Can you please recommend lotion or something that's meant to get rid of razer or waxing pimples/bumps on the bikini area?

Salicylic Acid: I find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a good anti-inflammatory agent. One popular brand is tendskin. ...Read more

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When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs) afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs) afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

Shaving tips: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs) afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs) afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

Folliculitis: You are probably developing folliculitis which is an inflammation of the hair follicles. You may get relief from this problem by using a depilatory cream such as nair or neet. These products work well and are much less apt to cause irritation. ...Read more

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Acne in pubic area, about 3 weeks ago I had a Brazilian bikini wax done and I noticed today that I have acne there. What can I do? Why does it happen?

Acne in pubic area, about 3 weeks ago I had a Brazilian bikini wax done and I noticed today that I have acne there. What can I do? Why does it happen?

Keep it clean: The "acne" may be in-grown hair. You need to let the hair grow out. Keep the pubic area clean and dry and you can wait it out. It would be a good idea to leave your pubic hair alone and let these be. ...Read more

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How soon can I bikini/eyebrow wax after coming off of amoxicillin? I've been on antibiotics for 3 years for acne.

How soon can I bikini/eyebrow wax after coming off of amoxicillin? I've been on antibiotics for 3 years for acne.

Anytime: You can wax anytime you want. The waxing might cause you to break out with pimples temporarily, so you might want to do it while still on the amoxicillin. ...Read more