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Doctor insights on: Pubic Hair

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What could cause pubic hair to change colors?

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

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What does it mean when my pubic hair starts falling out?

What does it mean when my pubic hair starts falling out?

See gynecologist: You might have an endocrinologic or hormonal problem. I would see an endocrinologist or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Treating Pubic LIce (Checklist)

Boil underwear to prevent against re-infestation
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Make sure your partner get same treatment as you to avoid reinfection
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Trim pubic hair to reduce the chance of reinfection
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What is a good over-the-counter cream to treat ingrown pubic hair scars ?

What is a good over-the-counter cream to treat ingrown pubic hair scars ?

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

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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

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
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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?

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?

Unlikely: Head lice and pubic lice are different "animals", so to speak. The itching in your pubic area is most likely a response to the grooming of the area and hair growth. ...Read more

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Normal to not grow lots of pubic hair and you are 16 and male?

Normal to not grow lots of pubic hair and you are 16 and male?

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

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