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Shave Pubic Area
I have a pair of new razors that have moisturizer on the top and bottom that activate when wet, if I shaved pubic area would I get razor bumps or no?
3 weeks ago, shaved Pubic area. Now have skin colored bumps that turn red with pus. Very small. Scattered. Follicuilists? No sex in almost 3 months.
Folliculitis: Try benzoyl peroxide cream or gel. Avoid shaving too close. Better yet, stop shaving there. Many men [or women] will prefer you to be natural, anyway. ...Read more
Shave pubic area had protected sex. Pubic and testicles have itch. Vagina smelt bad Got cold is it ohio winter? Is it a possible STI or just a scare?
Get tested: You should have a urine test to check for an STI. Shaving can cause irritation at times, but if you normally keep your genital hair short and trimmed and do not have itching problems this is worrisome. It would be easy to order a urine test from a qualified laboratory and get the results. I would recommend abstaining from sexual intercourse until you have an answer. Any other symptoms? ...Read more
Need 2 shave pubic area for 1st laser session. Managed to do some but can't shave perianal & labia. I heard hair removal creams shouldn't be used?
Shaved pubic area, then was sexually active without being lubricated and now outer vaginal lips are throbbing they are not red.?
Shaved pubic area one day ago, today fever, body/aches chills, pubic area swollen, red, itchy, some bumps, groin pain both sides. How to fix?
Shaved pubic area, pimple with pus head, popped it. Pimple stays, then 5 small blisters on penis. Scabs form next day, heal in 6 days, wife has hsv2?
DON'T shave delicate: Tissue. 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
Common problem: This is a common side effect of shaving pubic region, especially first time. It is called pseudofolliculitis barbae, which simply means inflammed ingrown hairs. Only way to prevent is to not shave but some helpful advice: 1. Shave only in direction of "grain" 2. Trim with scissors, don't shave. 3. Use conditioner instead of shaving cream. 4. Use new razors and never, ever share razors. ...Read more
Should I shave my pubic area before I go into labour or does it not matter? I don't know if it will get in the way so I don't know what to do?
No: No need to to shave pubic area it will not be in the way. ...Read more
I just started to shave my pubic area. Now it really itches. Is there a way to make the itch go away or prevent it next time?
Yes: Hydrocortison cream is available over the counter in any pharmacy. It helps relieve the itch you have in a couple of days. Use moisturizing creams immediately after shaving the next time. ...Read more
I shaved my pubic area a couple months ago but I've had these two redish bumps, today one swelled up and started to bleed. Help?
I shaved my pubic area yesterday and today I started itching. And bumps appeared. What are they.? And how can I make them go away
YOU HAVE RAZOR BURNS:
You need to let these heal completely before you shave again. You can use a mild exfoliative contailind salicylic acid available over the counter.
Be careful shaving again, use a sharp razor and shave in the direction of hair and not zigzag, up and down is the way to go. ...Read more
I shave my pubic area ever so often and my skin appears to be getting darker on the outer labial. Is there any crean to lighten the skin?
Would avoid: Bleaching creams can be irritating, so I would be careful in this area of body. Azelaic acid cream might not be so irritating. That is a prescription cream ...Read more
The hairs are coarse: 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
When will I be able to shave my pubic area? I'm recovering from vulvovaganitis. It's not swollen or inflammed anymore.
Shaving: If the area is no longer inflamed and you are on therapy, shaving should not be an issue. ...Read more
Not easy: Shaving bumps result from shaving too closely and get irritation (rash) and hair bumps. Can be worsened by clothing irritation (underwear line). Best solution may be light/laser hair removal. ...Read more
I started having a recurring boil on my groin, for a month now and it started when I shaved my pubic area. What should I do?
FOR RECURRING BOILS FOR MONTH.
SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST SOON.
DO NOT DELAY.
BEST LUCK ...Read more
I shave my pubic area and renectly I've been getting pimples down there, why is this, and how can I treat it?
Folliculitis usually goes away by itself in 14 days. You might try shaving in the same direction as the hair grows (generally downward).Treatment can include warm compresses made with White Vineger or Burow's Solution twice a day. If it does not respond to this treatment see your PCP who can prescribe an oral antibiotics if necessary. Laser Hair removal at your GYN or a Helath Spa
might be better 4U. ...Read more
Recently shaved my pubic area and now I've noticed little white puss bumps near my vulva area and I'm not sure if I cut it since its sensitive.?
I'm having a ultrasound guided pubic symphysis injection with cortazone, do I need to shave my pubic area?
Yes: Yes would help allow device to go against skin better ...Read more
I recently shaved my pubic area, now I have three what seems like ingrown hairs on the inside of my lips what is it?
Ingrown hairs: Are more likely after shaving. Why don't you use depiiadatory? ...Read more
I shaved my pubic area and there are a bunch of ingrown hairs any adobe of how to get rid of them it is quite embarrassing?
Warm compresses: And gentle scrubbing might help with the ingrown hairs. I would resist shaving in the future ...Read more
Should I shave my pubic area if I am getting an anterior spinal fusion for l5-s1? I am having surgery on the 12th of this january
Just ask: Seeing as your surgery is months away, there's plenty of time to ask your surgeon what his or her preference is when you follow up with them. Depending on how much hair you have, and where the planned incision is, you may not have to shave at all. If you have hair in or very near the surgical field, it will have to be removed. ...Read more
Hi so I shaved my pubic area a couple weeks ago and just last week I noticed a rash like or some bumps at the base of my penis one day?
Razor Burn: Keep the area as cool and dry as possible (but keep it moisturized with lotion/aftershave as well). In the future, always shave with the direction of the hair or keep it a little longer. This will avoid the situation altogether. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Can you please tell me why it'sthat when I shave my pubic area and I have sex and after I start having skin rash?
See details: Rashes and skin infections are common in the pubic area when it is shaved. Hair probably forms a protective barrier and shaving damage the top layers of the skin possibly increasing the risk of infection. Trim but do not shave the entire area. ...Read more
I shaved my pubic area a week ago since then I have been burning when I go pee and I thought I had razor burn, but tis getting worse.
I am a teenage girl. I recently shaved my pubic area now I have white, scab like spots and a couple white bumps that have discharge when squeezed. Why?
Hello I have recently shaved my pubic area and I have rashes and bumps all over my pubic area it's itchy and sore it hurts help me please!
I shaved my pubic area and saw small spots of blood. Now I have painful red sores and my inner thighs are sore. What is this? Should I be worried?
Every time I shave my pubic area I get ingrown hair and some kind of acne. What can I do? I shave in the direction of growing hair, use clean razor..
Change your method: Then it is time to stop shaving. I do not understand why you ask again. This is not a medical condition. It is not a disease. Your shaving is causing this problem. If you do not want to live with this problem then you must stop shaving. ...Read more
I shaved my pubic area a few days ago with a pair of clippers. It itches and bumps have formed on the shaft including small white puss ones. Is it std?
I have herpes and currently take 500 mg Valtrex (valacyclovir) once a day. I shaved my pubic area and I have red bumps. Is it an ob or folliculitus? How can I tell?
Exam: It's probably folliculitis if the bumps are red and are where you shave. Try waxing to avoid this. Do you remember what your last outbreak looked and felt like? It should be painful and some people have prodromal symptoms such as tingling before lesions show up. You can have your doctor take a look if you're not sure. Take care. ...Read more
Having ultrasound guided pubic symphysis injection with cortazone for a sports injury, do I need to shave my pubic area? Radiologist doing injection
I'm nervous I may have been exposed to herpes or another std after my husband cheated on me. Although I did shave my pubic area the day before the bumps started appearing I am still very nervous. I am having some burning when I urinate as well. I'm not su
? Infection: You have heard the saying that knowledge is power. So you need some knowledge. Go see your trusted doctor, remember we don't talk to anyone about you. Have him or her test you for everything. Also get a urine test. It would be wise for him to get checked as well. Best wishes as you go on this winding road. ...Read more