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I have been dealing with razor bumps on my vagina for about a month, how do I get rid of them?

I have been dealing with razor bumps on my vagina for about a month, how do I get rid of them?

Stop shaving: Let the hair grow out. Treat any infected any. You may need a prescription or otc topical agent. If you keep getting razor bumps try waxing. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of razor bumps around your vagina/ bikini area?

How do you get rid of razor bumps around your vagina/ bikini area?

Time: The key is to avoid them in the first place. A new, clean razor with hot water and shaving cream or gel helps. Once they are there time heals all wounds. ...Read more

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How do you treat a big razor bump on the vagina lip?

How do you treat a big razor bump on the vagina lip?

Keep it clean: Watch for signs of infection, like red streaks, pain, worsening redness, any drainage, etc, . If on the outside where shaving occurs, you can try an over the counter topical antibiotic cream to the area. If worsens, see the dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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

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How razor bumps look on a vagina?

How razor bumps look on a vagina?

Pubic hair razor: Bumps can look like a pimple, a pink bump or even like a boil. ...Read more

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Is hydrocortisone okay to use on razor bumps or hair bumps on vagina and butt?

Is hydrocortisone okay to use on razor bumps or hair bumps on vagina and butt?

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

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Little bumps on my lower vagina...look like razor bumps. What could it be?

Little bumps on my lower vagina...look like razor bumps. What could it be?

R/O FOLLICULITIS: Your symptoms sound like folliculitis=inflammation of the hair follicle. You need to be examined and course of therapy decided. You may need topical and or oral Antibiotics. If symptoms persist or worsen a Cyst/abscess can develop requiring surgical intervention. Seek prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bumps around my vagina and butt they started a week after I shaved are they razor bumps?

I have bumps around my vagina and butt they started a week after I shaved are they razor bumps?

Folloculitis: Likely folloculitis. To avoid this groom the hair short rather than shaving. ...Read more

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I have bumps around my vagina and butt they started a week after I shaved. Are they razor bumps?

Possibly: If they are superficial pimples and papules after shaving may just be folliculitis. Tx w topical Clindamycin 1% and benzoyl peroxide wash for 2 wks. Avoid getting meds into vaginal area. ...Read more

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When I shave my vagina I get these bumps that are really irritating sometimes they are white. These bumps only appear if I shave. Is it razor bumps?

When I shave my vagina I get these bumps that are really irritating sometimes they are white. These bumps only appear if I shave. Is it razor bumps?

Shaving a "vagina.": Just to get the terminology correct, there is no hair in the vagina. All the hair is on the vulva outside of the vagina and on the pubic mound and sometimes upper inner thighs. Razors can spread bacterial infections called folliculitis. Never shave apparently infected or bumpy areas. You should see your dermatologist when these bumps are present to avoid spreading infection. ...Read more

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I think I have a razor bump but its tan and peels off and bleeds if squeezed I don't know if that's normal or not. It only happens if I shave on top of vagina?

I think I have a razor bump but its tan and peels off and bleeds if squeezed I don't know if that's 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

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I have a couple bumps on my vagina. I thought they were razor bumps but they've been here for a couple years and I've never had sex so what cold it be?

I have a couple bumps on my vagina. I thought they were razor bumps but they've been here for a couple years and I've never had sex so what cold it be?

Many things: Depends. There are many things that can cause bumps that are not sexually transmitted. You should ask your doctor. Some possible non-std causes are molluscum contagiosum, warts (not necessarily genital warts), skin tags, sabeceous cyst or pilonidal cyst. ...Read more

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Could an allergic reaction cause bumps like a razor bump? Or irritated spots in the vagina?

Could an allergic reaction cause bumps like a razor bump? Or irritated spots in the vagina?

It can but: Allergy reaction is usually associated with itching. Your problem is likely from something else such as irritation or even an infection (think genital wart). See GYN if bothersome or spreading. ...Read more

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I shave my vagina area and my arm pits with a razor and now it has a lot of dark spots and razor bumps what can I use to get rid of it?

I shave my vagina area and my arm pits with a razor and now it has a lot of dark spots and razor bumps what can I use to get rid of it?

Shaving bumps: Laser hair removal will be helpful by destroying the hair follicles that cause the bumpsand reducing hair growth. ...Read more

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Is alone vera gel a good product to use on vagina breakouts related to razor bumps? No stds! & how to avoid these breakouts?

Single blade: Razor bumps are due to ingrown hairs, caused by shaving too closely. Use a single-blade or electric razor, which will not give you as close a shave - but that's the idea. Aloe vera is fine for bumps that you already have. ...Read more

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I have dark spots on my vagina from previous razor bumps I also have scars from previous broil bumps under my butt cheeks how do I clear up the dark spots I have very low self esteem because if these issues?

I have dark spots on my vagina from previous razor bumps I also have scars from previous broil bumps under my butt cheeks how do I clear up the dark spots I have very low self esteem because if these issues?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid dark spots following tissue injury--hyperpgmentation, which is often intensified by excessive rubbing or sun exposure. OTC bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help, or even masking tattoos. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I shave my vagina with a razor along with my arm pits and it has dark spots and bumps everywhere what treatment can I use to get rid of it?

Hair reduction: I would suggest you use a different method of hair reduction for these areas. You are having razor burn and you can develop pustules and skin discoloration. Consider laser hair reduction, waxing or other. Keep these areas clean to prevent infection from the little nicks and cuts that are there. ...Read more

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I shaved with an older razor. Two days ago I started developing red bumps all over my vagina including the hole &it burns really bad. Any cure 4 burn?

I shaved with an older razor. Two days ago I started developing red bumps all over my vagina including the hole &it burns really bad. Any cure 4 burn?

Put out the "fire": Put out the "fire" (burn) by putting down the razor and letting this area heal from its obvious injury. A warm sitz bath will help and please avoid all "fire hoses (sex) for another week until it does. ...Read more

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Cut vagina with razor, healing it with lidocaine and neosporin now there is a bump over top two of them. No history of stds. I'm terrified!

Cut vagina with razor, healing it with lidocaine and neosporin now there is a bump over top two of them. No history of stds. I'm terrified!

Primary care MD: You do not say how many cafe-au-lait spots you have, the frequency and severity of headaches, nor do you provide a full description of the vaginal lesions which may well be reactivated herpes genitalis. Suggest you see your pcp and have this examined. I doubt it will be as severe as what you may be worried about. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

Need to examined: If it was not traumatized by a razor, then number of things including localized cellulitis, folloculitis, contact dermatitis are possibilities. Hard to tell by your description. Have a clinician or a dermatologist take a closer look if it's persistent. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my upper thigh and vagina. I shave with a razor down there. There are bump on my buttocks to. I've been tested for STDs all clear?

Bumps: Sounds like a bacterial infection, likely staph aureus. You will likely need antibiotics, chlorhexadine soap and change razors. ...Read more

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How to stop razor bumps from forming?

How to stop razor bumps from forming?

Good Technique: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

Steroid cream can: Help. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of razor bumps on vag?

Stop razor shaving: Stop razor with blade shaving and use a depilatory. (hair removal cream0 or electric razor that cuts the hair above the skin line. Wash the area with hibiclens or phisoderm anti-bacterial soaps twice daily and it will decrease this 'hair raising' experience. ...Read more

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How to get rid of red razor bumps within a day?

How to get rid of red razor bumps within a day?

One day?: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. > ...Read more

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How do I get rid of razor bumps on the bikini area?

How do I get rid of razor bumps on the bikini area?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Could you mistake a razor bump for herpes outbreak?

Could you mistake a razor bump for herpes outbreak?

A trained: Gynecologist will usually send a herpes culture when encountering any suspicious lesions...Most gynecologists known what a razor bump looks like becuase they perform so many exams. If your provider is unsure, they will send a culture. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of razor bumps on my head?

What can I do to get rid of razor bumps on my head?

Consult with your dr: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How to get the red razor bumps under my chin to go away?

How to get the red razor bumps under my chin to go away?

Razor Bumps: Razor bumps on the chin can be caused by an old or dull razor as well as ingrown hair follicles. In general, your razor should be cleaned after each use and, if dispoable, should be regularly replaced. If you shave too frequently or too close to the skin, that can irritate the skin. A good astringent after shaving and a good facial wash may help. Ocassionally Hydrocortisone cream may be necessary. ...Read more

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Is a razor bump turned into a blister a normal reaction?

Is a razor bump turned into a blister a normal reaction?

Razor Bumps: Razor bumps, also called pseudofolliculitis barbae, are small, irritated bumps on the skin. They develop after shaving, when strands of hair curl back on themselves and grow into the skin. Razor bumps cause irritation and pimples. They also may cause scarring. Treatment can be with bump patrol products. ...Read more