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Will my skin and pubic hair get used to being shaved or will it always be irritated?

Will my skin and pubic hair get used to being shaved or will it always be irritated?

After: Several times it will get less sensitive. But you will always have some amount of irritation ...Read more

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I'm 35 years old, why my pubic hair starts to turn white whereas any of my other body and head hair is not? Thank you

I'm 35 years old, why my pubic hair starts to turn white whereas any of my other body and head hair is not? Thank you

Genetics & luck: We don't have much, if any, control over genetics & luck when it comes to hair color, distribution & loss. Yes, we can color/bleach our hair. We can shave, tweeze, pluck, wax, laser etc. We can try combs, medications & surgery to make it grow elsewhere. But there's no explaining why/when hair turns white/grey. Can't even blame it on our children! ...Read more

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I shaved my pubic hair for the first time today with a razor. I can find small hairs under my skin. What should I do?

I shaved my pubic hair for the first time today with a razor. I can find small hairs under my skin. What should I do?

Agree and....: Have seen numerous infections in people shaving pubic area, some of which have required surgery. Consider using a clipper rather than a razor, to avoid having small cuts which can allow bacterial overgrowth to develop. Use antibacterial soap in area, make sure everything is clean! ...Read more

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Why does pubic hair grow faster than the hair on my head?

God..: Your creator programmed it that way. May be at your age the importance of pubic area is more than the head (scalp). ...Read more

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Does your pubic hair always match your natural head hair color?

Does your pubic hair always match your natural head hair color?

Hair color: Pubic hair and axillary (armpit) hair can vary in color considerably from the hair of the scalp. In most people it is darker, although it can also be lighter. In most cases it is most similar in color to the eyebrows of the individual. On some individuals, pubic hair is thick and/or coarse; on others it may be sparse and/or fine; these varieties may appear in either sex. ...Read more

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Red raw skin after waxing pubic hair. Any thing I can do?

Red raw skin after waxing pubic hair. Any thing I can do?

For how long?: Waiting is the simple answer. Some times an over the counter burn cream might help. Patience is also reported olive oil and coconut oil as being soothing to the skin. You may want to rethink having this procedure done again if you were that sore. ...Read more

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I have white dry flacky skin by on my pubic hair area what would that b and how doin get rid of it?

I have white dry flacky skin by on my pubic hair area what would that b and how doin get rid of it?

Dry skin in groin: Ringworm is a fungal infection on the skin and may infect different areas of the body. If the fungi infect the area around the groin, referred to as jock itch or tinea cruris, an individual may experience symptoms such as red, scaly patches of skin. Treatment can be with Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. ...Read more

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Hi im a 32 yr old male. I'm suffering from itchy flaky skin around my pubic hair area. What could it be?

Hi im a 32 yr old male. I'm suffering from itchy flaky skin around my pubic hair area. What could it be?

Jock Itch!: It sounds as if what you could have is jock itch, a type of fungal infection. It can also be a yeast infection, albeit less likely. Both are esily treated. Your physician can determine which and you should see them for treatment. ...Read more

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Shaved my pubic hair (female) and now I have dry flaky skin that just won't go away. What do I do? It is not itchy.

Shaved my pubic hair (female) and now I have dry flaky skin that just won't go away. What do I do? It is not itchy.

Use moisturizers: And defer shaving for a while. Avoid scented products. Vaseline, Lubriderm, Cetaphil, Jergens, Organic Coconut Oil, ------- any of theses should work. ...Read more

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In my pubic hair area my skin is really dry and itchy and I do clean shave it and the skin is always dry and even when my hair grows back?

In my pubic hair area my skin is really dry and itchy and I do clean shave it and the skin is always dry and even when my hair grows back?

Skin irritation: Your skin is definitely irritated. That could be from shaving (an otc cortisone cream twice a day should do the trick), some eczema that you have developed in the area (again try the cortisone cream) or it could be a fungus (for that, try Lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice a day for a week or two). If that doesn't work, you should see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pls help me. Few months ago I cut my skin with a razor while shaving my pubic hair now that area become look like a cyst. Do I need to get worried? Tq

Pls help me. Few months ago I cut my skin with a razor while shaving my pubic hair now that area become look like a cyst. Do I need to get worried? Tq

Pubic cyst: There are multiple possibilities including infection vs pilonidal cyst. if it is painfull and redness around it see a physician for antibiotics and may be drainage.
if this is near the genital area it could be related to sexually transmitted disease also.
keep the area clean meanwhile and avoid scratching the area ...Read more

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I have wihte flakes on my pubic hair is it sry skin or crabs? I have white flakes on my pubic hair it don't itch but my body itches is it just really dry skin?

I have wihte flakes on my pubic hair is it sry skin or crabs? I have white flakes on my pubic hair it don't itch but my body itches is it just really dry skin?

Human: Human pubic lice or "crabs" are typically very small but can be seen attached to the pubic hair and may have a characteristic bluish-gray color around the area. They skin can become a bit red and itchy and may develop some white flakes. They are spread from sexual contact. I would see a dermatologist so that they can differentiate between crabs and other common conditions that can occur in that area such as eczema, psoriasis, etc. ...Read more

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When I masturbate, my skin rubs on my pubic hair and causes a red painful area over time. Is there anything I can do to keep my skin from irritation?

When I masturbate, my skin rubs on my pubic hair and causes a red painful area over time. Is there anything I can do to keep my skin from irritation?

Friction Burn: 2 things that could help. One, you could use lotion or lubricant to reduce friction when sliding back and forth over the area. You might also, if agreeable to you try to trim the hair in the area (shorter hair will not pull as much) or even try shaving that one little area or the hair so it isn't caught. You could stop masturbating but there's no fun in that solution! ...Read more

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I have sore bumps under my skin in my pubic hair what are those?

Probably inflamed: Hair follicle or folliculitis. Bacteria from skin proliferate in the hair follicle, much like a pimple. If it is severe, you need antitiotics, or even surgical drainage if it is really bad. ...Read more

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How often should you shave your pubic hair to avoid rashes and shave itches and broken skin?

How often should you shave your pubic hair to avoid rashes and shave itches and broken skin?

Agree w Dr. Litt: Shaving pubic hair can be the root of many problems to include itching, broken skin, rashes, etc. ...Read more

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Today I found that the skin around the pubic hair of my penis is flaking of and now it's red in that part what do I do?

Possible 'jock itch': Initial treatment with over-the-counter anti-fungal medications (ask your pharmacist) is reasonable. If this fails to resolve the issue or worsens, see your pcp for an examination. ...Read more

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How to treat red irritated skin after ingrown and embedded pubic hair is removed. How long will it take for skin not be red?

How to treat red irritated skin after ingrown and embedded pubic hair is removed. How long will it take for skin not be red?

Depends on…: How often the area is irritated with shaving or waxing. If left alone & use topical aloe vera gel & oral NSAID (aleve/advil/motrin) redness should resolve in few days. Tiny amount of otc Hydrocortisone (very small dab to cover entire involved area) can also speed resolution of redness. May recur every time u shave or wax. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my pubic hair is extremely coarse and prone to ingrown hair and folliculitis with waxing while my skin is fair?

Avoid waxing!: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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I have dry skin on my penis and my pubic hair area is itchy what could this be?

Itching Groin: Hi

you may; very well have a common "jock itch' situation where you have a fungal infection of the groin.

You do not need to suffer. But, if simple over the counter anti-fungals are not helping then please get in to see your pediatrician soon. You have nothing to fear. ...Read more

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Bump under skin, above penis where pubic hair grows. Slight redness, hard, and pain when pushed on. Concerns?

Bump under skin, above penis where pubic hair grows. Slight redness, hard, and pain when pushed on. Concerns?

Doctor can evaluate: Bumps and rashes are difficult to visualize in words. Rashes or bumps may be folliculitis, which is an infection in the little hair follicles in the skin. Rashes that itch a lot may be allergic reactions and/or skin infections. An STD is possible. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more

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Skin visible from front near pubic hair is sore. I have never had any type of intercourse, and the pain subsides when hair is trimmed. Why?

Skin visible from front near pubic hair is sore. I have never had any type of intercourse, and the pain subsides when hair is trimmed. Why?

Not sure: I am not sure I can tell you why. Usually pain in the skin is caused by skin tumors. Blue rubber bleb nevus, angiolipoma, neuroma, glioma, eccrine spiradenoma, leiomyoma. ...Read more

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My girlfriend and I have head lice and recently ive noticed one in my pubic hair wich surprised me how do I proceed? It didn't look like a crab

My girlfriend and I have head lice and recently ive noticed one in my pubic hair wich surprised me how do I proceed? It didn't look like a crab

Treat For Head Lice: There are 3 types of lice: head, body, & pubic. Pubic (crab) have distinctive appearance from other two. Head & body lice appear similar but head are smaller. Head lice are best suited for survival in scalp environment; can be found elsewhere on body but they do not thrive in these areas. Suggest treating scalp w/ over-the-counter head lice medication. See doctor if more lice appear in pubic area. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use veet hair removal cream for your pubic hair, or is it just a matter of how your skin will react? But still, is it safe? (i'm a male)

Hair removal product: There are many different veet products. Here’s info for one of the products (veet® hair removal cream with hydro'restortm). Company states it can be used for bikini line but not perianal or genital area. See full directions at: http://www. Veet. Ca/en/cream-products-veet-hydro-restor-hair-removal-cream-sensitive-skin-200ml-directions-for-use. Php. ...Read more

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Near the base of my penis shaft near pubic hair with hair there is a hard bump under 1cm. No pain and it appears to move with the top layer of skin.?

Here are some...: What described most likely represents the occurrence of small sebaceous cyst or subcutaneous lipoma, both of which are harmless with no practical need for its removal, if needed for whatever the reason may be, can be done under local aneshesia as ambulatroy procedure. Of course, without a direct look & feel at it, it is still hard to give accurate Dx. So and more? Seek evaluation & counseling. ...Read more