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Pubic Area Strain
Can an unhealed quad strain result in permanent disability? Its been over a year, even fast walking results in pain. Made worse by a pubic adjustment.
Strange: It's a bit unusual for just a quad strain to cause this much impairment. I would get it checked out. ...Read more
Pubic symphysis adjustment for chronic quad strain results in hypersensitivity of muscle and nerves in leg. Is this a quad problem still? Or pubic?
Pain in front of abdomen just above pubic bone and into left side. Feels like strain. Painful to walk (better if heels slightly raised) ok to sit and?
Groin Strain: You may have pulled a groin muscle. It is less likely but also possible to have a hernia. A few other less common possibilities come to mind. Need more information and exam. OK to take OTC Tylenol or Advil with food prior to doctor visit for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Using the medication will make going for the doctor exam less painful. If still painful may need ambulance. ...Read more
I am not sure whether or not to think that I have the genital warts strain of hpv. I shave my pubic hair and get ingrown hairs. Should I be concerned?
Various causes: Itching in the pubic area may be due to heat and sweating; fungal infection if there are skin folds; contact allergy to certain chemicals in underwear, particularly made of synthetic materials; lice transmitted by sexual contact or sleeping on an infested mattress. As the causes are so different, you better see your physician. ...Read more
Yes: Any infection can irritate the vaginal / vulva area. See here:. ...Read more
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
Fungal: Sounds like fungal and/ or yeast infestations. The facial component is called seborrhea. A topical anti-fungal like Nystatin cream might be useful. Try a selenium based shampoo wash around the genital region in the shower. Selenium is anti-dandruff, which is thought to have a fungal ("microsporum furfur") relationship. ...Read more
Local hygiene: Wash the area a couple times a day. Dry and apply over the counter fungal steroid cream twice a day for two weeks then once daily for two weeks. ...Read more
Look closely: May be something as simple as crabs. ...Read more