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Razor Bump On Vagina
Use a hair...: Remover instead of shaving.Get a more detailed answer ›
Perineal shaving: I recommend using a good razor and a shaving cream or lotion that is made for the pubic area. There actually is a product called coochie (fun name, but it works well). It is a great shaving cream for the vaginal area. Some of my patients tell me waxing works better, but i can't confirm that. Look online for coochie and if you can't get it use a hypoallergenic fragrance free shaving cream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an extreme case of razor bumps on my vagina. Can you please tell me a treatment or method I can use to get rid of these bumps?
Sitz baths: put 6 inches of warm water in tub and sit until cool. Do this twice a day. Add Epsom salts as desired. Stop shaving and use a trimmer to prevent this going forward. ...Read more
Yes, otc or rx.: Hydrocortisone cream is available in a 1% strength over the counter, and a 2.5% concentration on prescription. Systemic absorption is practically zero for both preparations, but obviously the prescription 2.5% flavor works better. Besides treating the symptoms, you should look into a better shave cream or razor. You should be able to shave these areas without irritation. ...Read more
I think I have a razor bump but its tan and peels off and bleeds if squeezed I don't know if thats normal or not. It only happens if i shave on top of vagina?
It is very: Common to get razor bumps and get infection from it. You should avoid shaving especially in areas that you are sensitive or prone to infection! if infected , you need to see your physician for treatment before it gets severe , needing IV antibiotics. ...Read more
Get an exam...: Sounds painful. The best thing to do with a large painful bump is to see an Ob/Gyn and find out what it is. You won't know how to make it go away until you know what it is. Best wishes! ...Read more