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Trichomycosis pubis: Infection of the hair shaft by bacteris, most commonly corynebacterium tenuis. The hair can become thicker and turn yellowish. Treated by medication. See a dermaatologist. ...Read more
Nothing OTC: Ingrown hairs occur usually after shaving. In some persons the hair will curl as it grows back. The sharp, beveled edge allows the hair to dive back into the skin, causing the ingrown hair. If you shave this area then stopping this practice will help prevent this from happening. If you are not shaving and getting a lot of these then you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I often get blackheads and hair bumps in pubic hair region of my trigon. Is this normal, and how to treat and avoid this?
Hidra-Adenitis: Shaving pubic hair, could do that. Usually, it is the hair root infection due to shaving. In stead if shaving, just clip pubic hair carefully, this will not occur. Shaving arm pits with infection, is more common, called as hidra-adenitis. Personal hygiene, is important, to avoid this. ...Read more
Recently had lice on scalp. Treated and scare for pubic lice so I shaved my pubic hair. After shaving, it's starts to itch down there. Pubic lice?
Lots of factors: Puberty is measured in males by more than pubic hair. Testicular & phallic size, muscle mass, facial & abdominal hair all are signs of a maturing male. Your genetics also play a powerful role in when you go through puberty & how fast you do it. Genes also determine how hirsute (hairy) you will be. Remember, men can grow, not only in size, but in secondary sex characteristics, until 21 yo. ...Read more
A white spot in pubic hair treatment and medication advices I needed most. Sometimes it was itchy and when scratch flakes occurs.
As above: See u pcp for evaluation and work up and if needed, he can send u to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
After treatment of undescended testicles how long will it take for them produce testosterone and make me grow facial hair, more pubic hair etc.?
Depends: Testosterone production in the undescended testicle is often normal. If you had both testicles undescended, and you have only just had the surgery, you should get a serum testosterone done. You might have additional problems with the testicles overall function. Additional blood work or genetic testing may be needed if the testosterone is low. ...Read more
I shaved my pubic hair using an irish spring soap for easy shaving. I applied too much soap. Now I have reddish vagina and burns when I pee. Any cure?
Irish Spring: This is a particularly harsh soap which contains eucalyptus and menthol type ingredients. Chemical irritation will pass with time. Next time use ph balanced baby soap or shampoo. ...Read more
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal usually gets rid of hair. Think it through before embarking on that journey. It usually means you are anxious and obsessed with being clean. Obsessive compulsive traits are not mentally healthy and often attract men who do not want mature looking woman such as pedophiles or men with unrealistic expectations of how you should look. ...Read more
You can't really...: As pubic hair is genetically programmed to be quite coarse. Conditioners also cannot change the nature of the hairs, especially if trimmed. Thinning scissors are used by hair dressers and may help soften the overall texture. Otherwise, hair removal and shaving are the only way to really eliminate the problem. ...Read more
The hair on my pubic hair gets a white coating on itand it has a red rash around the scr otum the hair seems as if it grows with the coating I don't know what it is it looks almost like when people get crabs and the eggs on the hair but I don't see any cr
SeeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
It can: Yes, it can and that may lead to skin infections. ...Read more
Genes: Your hair pigmentation is genetic and hair coloration will be similar on all parts of your body. ...Read more
I am 22, I have a little facial chest hair what is the cause? While armpit & pubic hair is normal. I was masturbating since I was 14.infertility risk
Genetic factors: Type and distribution of body hair in adults is related to both hormonal and genetic factors. Some do not finish their final pattern until they are in their early to mid 20's. That said, some males never have a bushy set of chest hair. Masturbation has nothing to do with it. ...Read more
Not clear: Some think the hair increases the surface area to transmit pheromones for sexual allure. Others see it as a means for lessening friction during sexual activity. Many simply shave it off or at least lessen it for beauty sake. There is no definitive answer. ...Read more
If the pubic hair is longer than1/4 inch use a scissor or clipper to trim and than get in the shower and let pubic area soak and apply shaving cream/gel to one side of your pubic area and shave short strokes and rinse the razor often. Use a mirror to shave the lower area go down to in between your legs
repeat the other side of pubic region and let warm water run and you are done. ...Read more
Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natural selection may also have sustained it because it can show a potential sexual partner that the other person is sexually mature and can reproduce. ...Read more
Germ protection: The coarse texture is meant to trap dirt and bacteria, and keep it out of inner genitalia. It has also been said that pubic hair forms an air pocket to keep the area cool. Another purpose of pubic hair is to give off pheromones, which are supposed to help attract a mate. ...Read more
Grooming: Grooming questions are out of bounds at the doctor's office. One does not go to the doctor for grooming tips. This is a medical site. Grooming has nothing to do with health or medical conditions. Grooming is a personal choice not a disease. ...Read more
You cannot.: Pubic hair is genetically programmed to be quite coarse. Conditioners cannot change the nature of the hairs, especially if trimmed. Thinning scissors are used by hair dressers & may help soften the overall texture. Waxing will allow regrowth with tapered ends; less coarse than clipped or shaved hairs. Otherwise, complete hair removal & shaving are the only way to really eliminate the problem. ...Read more
Puberty (pubarche): Pubic hair is a secondary sexual characteristic that appears under the influence of androgenic hormones during puberty. The timing depends on the individual, but usually between age 10-13. The development is described by the tanner scale. Disorders of hormonal development can lead to precocious puberty, resulting in the abnormally early development of pubic hair. ...Read more
JustWaitForManopause: Well, looking at your current age I'd guess for you it's maybe 50.For the normal person, like me & the rest of the (known)world they start sprouting in the earlier stages of puberty (like, 9 years of age) & take maybe 2-5 years before they'd impress the seniors at summer camp, when puberty is just about ending & when the base realities of the world begin. I bet you can't wait for the nose and ear hairs! ...Read more