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Shaved My Pubic Hair And Now Its So Sore When Will It Stop
Razor burn occurs because your skin is irritated during the shaving process. Common causes are:
soap or shaving cream aggravating your skin.
Not using a product to help the razor glide over the skin’s surface.
A dull razor. Pressing too hard.
You can use over the counter Hydrocortisone to stop the irritation. ...Read more
3 bumps where pubic hair is. Sore only 2 touch. Looks like acne pimples. Bled when I pop them. Present for about 4 days. Shaved w/ nondisposable razor?
Ingrown hairs: It sounds like you may have some ingrown pubic hairs which are causing these bumps. Also if you use a razor that is not clean, infection is possible. Please don't "pop" those bumps, as this exposes you to danger from infection. A warm, clean compress may help. If they get more red or swollen, please see a doctor. ...Read more
Ok so I don't shave down there ever but have like I think ingrown hair above pubic hair left side its purple tender to touch hurts bad plz advise!!
Warm compress: You may have an ingrown hair or "folliculitis'. It may help to warm a wet cloth and press it against the area to improve blood flow and assist your body in fighting an infection. Sometimes, an ingrown hair will go away on its own, other times, antibiotics are needed. See a doctor if the lesion doesn't go way or increases in size. ...Read more
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?
Uncertain.: This lesion would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
What could a risen on female body, top of crease of leg and pubic hair be? It feels with blood and after it gets so sore, it releases blood?
Probably infection: A painful lump that fills up with fluid in that area is likely a cyst formed by infection of an oil gland that has become infected, and is now the scene of a struggle between your immune system, and the infection. Hot compresses with herbs like comfrey are the old fashioned way. Consulting your doctor and possibly antibiotics would be a very good idea. ...Read more
3 bumps in pubic hair area. Popped them. They are open sores with a white ring. No burning sensation, pain, sore only to touch. Folliculitus? Herpes?
Can't tell: You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
There is pea sized lump on outer vagina within pubic hair area, is purply red in colour and not sore with no redness surrounding it. Should I be worri?
Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running the area under hot water and soap as often as it is convenient should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
Can you get pimples on your penis? And what does it mean when you are sore and feel bruised where your pubic hair is? Will it go away soon?
See answer: Many types of "bumps" occur on the penis. If what you are noticing are multiple, small, slightly raised, similar in appearance, white to flesh-colored "bumps" on the penis, these are just prominent hair follicles or sebaceous glands and are normal, especially near base of the penis. If your soreness feels like it is deeper within, likely represents an irritation of your prostate: usually resolves. ...Read more
I have a very sore lump on both legs above my pubic bone where my pubic hair meets my legs its very sore to touch and makes walkin very painful been t?
? Lymph nodes: Inguinal lymph nodes, inflamed, due to an infection in the area, or down below, you need to see your doctor as soon as you can, good luck ...Read more
Pimple like bumps on pubic hair sore to touch and itchy after using condoms and penis red itchy also. My partner is STD free.?
I have swelling just above my pubic hair line on the right hand side and it is tender to the touch, it also aches abit, what could this be.
Constant pain for week about 2 inchs above the pubic hair area on right hand side? Can't feels lumps & not tender when pressing. No other symptoms
Adenopathy: I would guess that that is likely a swollen lymph node. If you have had a chronic infection, like in your armpit, that can cause swelling of lymph nodes elsewhere. It is possible your chronic infection may not be staph or maybe not an infection at all. Consider a biopsy of you arm nodes if this is a chronic problem. ...Read more
Ingrown Hair: Often an ingrown hair will go away on its own. If it doesn't go away, an ingrown hair can become infected, permanently darken the skin, or leave behind a scar, especially if you've been scratching or picking at it. If an ingrown hair is bothering you or has become infected, your doctor can make a small cut in your skin with a sterile needle or scalpel to release it or prescribe medicine. ...Read more
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
What to do if I shaved my pubic hair for the first time (male) and now the entire area is painful and I now have a rash, what do I do?
Shaving rash: I recommend having that looked at by your PCP to rule out & treat infection. ...Read more
I recently trimmed some of my pubic hair, and now that area is very itchy, especially when wearing underwear. Is there any way to stop the itching?
Don't shave closely.: MANSCAPING: If you shave very closely, you increase the itchiness caused by hairs caught beneath the skin surface. If you want a "neat" appearance, try trimming the hair with an electric clipper instead. For itch now, some people get relief from aloe vera gel, hydrocortisone cream, or Gold Bond medicated powder. If itching continues, consider a private virtual visit with a HealthTap doctor. ...Read more
I shaved my pubic hair (girl) and now it's ichy I have ingrown hairs but can't tell mum cause she dosent know help :- (?
I shaved my pubic hair then a week later I developed some vesicles and rashes which are itchy and burning. It's been 2 months now. What should I apply. Thanks in advance?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, if you are sexually active the lesions may be a sexually transmitted infection like herpes.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
I shaved my pubic hair while fighting a yeast infection and now the entire area is red with white bumps everywhere. What can I do?
Infection, call doc: Superficial irritation and microcopic skin injury from shaving have allowed a bacteria like staph, strep, or other to take hold and cause superficial infection, or maybe yeast itself. Call your doctor, whoever is treating your yeast problem. Depending on severity, she might want to see you, or maybe prescribe an antibiotic ointment or by mouth. In the meantime, try soap and water wash twice a day. ...Read more
I shaved my pubic hair using an irish spring soap for easy shaving. I applied too much soap. Now I have reddish vagina and burns when I pee. Any cure?
Irish Spring: This is a particularly harsh soap which contains eucalyptus and menthol type ingredients. Chemical irritation will pass with time. Next time use ph balanced baby soap or shampoo. ...Read more
Pubic Hair: No, but it will tend to thin very slowly with time anyway. If you ever discover the way to stop its growth, please call me immediately! ...Read more
How do you stop pubic hair from growing I shave like everytime I see hair down there but when it grow it burns alittle and I don't like hair down there?
Kidding???: Pubic hair is a normal part of being 16. If it ever stops growing, you'll have a bigger problem. I realize that the current fashion is to look virtually pre-pubescent, but if you don't want pubic hair, you'll just have to get rid of it. I recommend trimming, not shaving. Shaving can cause serious bacterial infections. Trim carefully, when you're wide awake, sober and have a steady hand. ...Read more
I have this pimple in. The pubic area and I popped it a few days ago i.also just shaved all my hair off there and now its sore and a little swollen?
Pop Goes the Weasel!: Yeah. Makes sense to me. You popped it and now it's infected. Don't go trying to pop it again. I was going to say "unless you know what you're doing, "but we know the answer to that. Leave it alone, keep it clean, maybe apply warm compresses. If that doesn't help, or it gets bigger and more painful, go get it looked at by a doctor. It may need "popping" the right way (called "incision and drainage") ...Read more
I shaved pubic hair and got a had lump where I thought was an in grown hair was now it looks like a blister on the side or my penis?
Had sex with girl 3 days ago, now have red bumps in the pubic hair area, both clean shaved, crabs even tho niether of us have pubic hair?
Hello, I recently have shaved my bikini area and now have red bumps in between the hairs that I shaved, the do not itch or burn and they are not sore, is there a chance they are an std or are stds more in the vaginal area and not in the pubic area?
STD unlikely: Ingrown hairs are common in the pubic area, created by shaving or the friction from underwear. They can appear as pimple like bumps. Applying warm compresses and washing twice daily with a warm soapy washcloth should help the site drain and heal faster. See your doctor if symptoms do not improve with these measures. Simple inflammation of the follicles may also be the issue. ...Read more
I recently shaved my pubes for the first time and now 2 hard red lumps have formed at the top of my pubic area. They are sore to touch. What is it?
Local inflammation: There are lot of microbes on our skin that can enter our local skin - when you shave, you are causing some small damage to local skin where bacteria can get in and cause local infection. I would recommend that avoiding shaving skin would be a good idea. Applying local antibiotic cream such as Bacitracin may help. If they do continue to enlarge, I would recommend seeing your provider. ...Read more
Yes I shaved my pubic hair and a couple days later these tiny blisters appeared they don't hurt or itch really. But I did go rough on parts?
Razor burn: Should resolve with warm compress and time. Suggest you consider a fresh razor and the use of a shaving cream for sensitive skin. ...Read more
About 3 months ago I shaved my pubic hair for the 1st time. Few days later I noticed there's a bump and it bleeds it's still there and still bleeding.
See your doctor: It is not normal for a wound to bleed for 3 months. It sounds like you had the bump and nicked it shaving, but there's no good reason for it still to be bleeding 3 months later. Get in to show it to your OB/GYN doc or your primary care physician. ...Read more
About 4 weeks ago, I shaved my pubic hair and noticed that it was pigmented. Also, my urehtral opening is black. No pain no itching no other issues.
Normal: The labial skin and surrounding structures, such as the urethra, are often more darkly pigmented than the adjacent skin of the thighs and abdomen. Also, in the area that has been shaved, the remaining hair roots will cause the skin to appear slightly darker than surrounding skin. ...Read more
I have some kind of itching and sensitivity at the clitorris. So I shaved my pubic hair, still itches mostly at night, its so annoying please help.
I just shaved my pubic hair. It hurts when touched and red bumps have showed up. This is my first time doing this, what can I do to help it get better?
Folliculitis: Painful red bumps on the skin that is newly shaved may be caused by folliculitis - infection surrounding the base of hair shafts. Treatment is warm compresses and a tincture of time. If it worsens, if any red streaks or fever develops, antibiotics may be needed. See your doctor if not better in 3-4 days. ...Read more
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
I'm not used to having pubic hair and now that it is growing long I'm having constant poking and itchy. Is that the cause?
Normal: Yes-quite normal. Do you shave your pubic area? ...Read more
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