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Pimples 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
Help! It has been three years and still getting rashes and pimple in pubic areas. What treatments are there!?
See a dermatologist: Do not shave this area.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've had milky looking pimples in pubic area for a few weeks. They don't burn itch or hurt. Wonder as to what they may be?
Not familiar: While many fruit acids such as citric acid may help exfoliate the skin, I am not familiar with the use if raw lemon juice on the skin and it is likely to cause some irritation. ...Read more
Yes: You are more likely to sweat and become a bit more hyper-metabolic since you are creating another human inside. Make sure you use breathable, meaning cotton and other natural fabrics as undergarments, to cover yourself, keep well hydrated and don’t overdress to stay as comfortable and non-sweaty as possible ...Read more
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
Can you get pimples in the pubic area? I've had one now for a few days. Doesn't hurt and it can ooze wasn't sure if its a pimple or cyst.
I got this "pimple" in my pubic area for about a week. No blister, doesn't hurt. After I shower I pop it and blood came out. Any tough?
If I put toothpaste on a pimple in my pubic area will it work? They say putting toothpaste in a pimple will get rid of it. Is there side effects?
Toothpaste?: Putting toothpaste is not a great solution for blocked pours regardless of the location. I think the worst side effect is that you would be disappointed knowing the other ways to deal with a pimple. ...Read more
A pimple in my pubic area & shaved 4 days ago. Not sexually active. The 2nd time but not in same area. Painful and popped full of blood and puss. Help?
Change Grooming: The razor is causing this. Clean the razor, change the blade, or find a different way to groom yourself. ...Read more
My gp prescribed me eryacne 2% as I complained I had pimples in my pubic area... Perhaps razor rash. It's not helping. Any suggestions? Thanks xxx
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
I have this pimple in. The pubic area and I popped it a few days ago i.also just shaved all my hair off there and now its sore and a little swollen?
Pop Goes the Weasel!: Yeah. Makes sense to me. You popped it and now it's infected. Don't go trying to pop it again. I was going to say "unless you know what you're doing, "but we know the answer to that. Leave it alone, keep it clean, maybe apply warm compresses. If that doesn't help, or it gets bigger and more painful, go get it looked at by a doctor. It may need "popping" the right way (called "incision and drainage") ...Read more
A giant pimple in my pubic area, I'm worried about herpes, my foreskin is red and so is the head of my penis, does it sound bad?
Get checked out: Could be a number of things by your description, many of which are curable, and all of which are treatable. Go see your doctor asap. ...Read more
Medium sized lump resembling a headless pimple in the pubic area just above the penis. Sore when squeezed, but unnoticeable otherwise?
Check with your doc. This obviously should not be ignored. Probably nothing to worry but better be safe.
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How can I tell if condom is broken before sex? If I had a pimple on my pubic area and I had sex with condom with the person get STDs or STI thanks!
Condom: I don't think there's anyway. Use new condoms. There's increased risk of sexually transmitted disease when there's a break in the skin near the genital area. ...Read more
Pimples/zits around pubic area, burning while urine, pain/pressure in testicles, somtimes cloudy urine std. Tested all, all negative. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) helps, not kill?
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
I have been noticing a lot of pimples in my pubic hair area, is this something normal? What can I do to stop it? Is this serious?
I have pimple on my pubic hair area and they have pus. I don't shave, I do trimming. There are small white dots at the roots of my hair. What's it?
Folliculitis: Which is an infection, Clean the area with soap and water and see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Shaved pubic area, pimple with pus head, popped it. Pimple stays, then 5 small blisters on penis. Scabs form next day, heal in 6 days, wife has hsv2?
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
Please see your: Doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment. This cannot be diagnosed properly on this forum. ...Read more
A pimple has grown on my pubic area. Its paining and its red in colour. How to get rid out of it?
Warm compresses: Washcloth in warm/hot water - place it on the boil until it cools completely. Do this 5-6 times a day. ...Read more
I shave my pubic area and renectly I've been getting pimples down there, why is this, and how can I treat it?
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
might be better 4U. ...Read more