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Doctor insights on: Shaving Pubic Hair Women

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Can you tell me about shaving pubic hair (male)?

Can you tell me about shaving pubic hair (male)?

Avoid the penis.: 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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Pls share your way of shaving pubic hair and how frequently you do the cleaning and why shld I do the same way?

Pls share your way of shaving pubic hair and how frequently you do the cleaning and why shld I do the same way?

Shaving: 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 is the best thing to do after shaving pubic hair so that it will not be itchy when it regrows?

What is the best thing to do after shaving pubic hair so that it will not be itchy when it regrows?

Hairs get sharp?: Some people's skin react to inflammation (skin irritation or trauma, leading to a healing reaction) due to shaving, scratching, rashes, meds, sunburns, etc..., with a healing reaction that produces itching. Sometimes, using Hydrocortisone cream 2 days before through 2 days afterwards, can decrease itching. If it's just the cut ends of hairs causing itching, an anti-itch skin anesthetic may help. ...Read more

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I recently knocked myself while shaving pubic hair. It stopped bleeding after but it started again today what should I do?

I recently knocked myself while shaving pubic hair. It stopped bleeding after but it started again today what should I do?

Firm pressure: For at least 10 minutes will stop bleeding. If you do shave, make certain you use a fresh razor, plenty of soap or gel and exercise caution in shaving irregular areas. Use of a depilatory cream or waxing can avoid cuts or shaving bumps in the future. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

No.: You can get infection at the site of hair follicles, but you cannot get sores vaginally. You need to be seen by a doctor who can check your herpes viral titers. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Shaving: 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 is the best way to prevent red bumps after shaving pubic hair?

What is the best way to prevent red bumps after shaving pubic hair?

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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Whenever I try to remove my pubic hair by shaving or waxing it grows back as a plain red bump with a hair coming out of it. what is it? (female)

Whenever I try to remove my pubic hair by shaving or waxing it grows back as a plain red bump with a hair coming out of it. what is it? (female)

Hair Can Be In-Groan: That's a fairly common problem. The hair follicles get irritated and/or clogged. In your case the hair powers through but often they get stuck and become "ingrown," wandering around under the skin in that area causing a lot of havoc. Some might even get infected.So you may have to let this all settle down.Let the hair grow, then consult someone to figure out how to remove the hair effectively. ...Read more

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Is it safe for women to shave all of their pubic hair, or should a little hair be left?

Is it safe for women to shave all of their pubic hair, or should a little hair be left?

Grooming Question: This is a medical site. Grooming is not something that physicians are likely to have either expertise in or have any opinion. There is little to no medical opinion on grooming questions. ...Read more

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Why can't I shave my pubic hair?! I'm a female and when I shave and the hair starts to grow it itches like crazy! Is it normal? I've been struggling..

Why can't I shave my pubic hair?! I'm a female and when I shave and the hair starts to grow it itches like crazy! Is it normal? I've been struggling..

That may be a sign: May be a sign from beyond. A sign that there is no real need nor any mandate to shave pubic hair. The more people who shave their pubic hair, the more pressure there will be upon other people to also shave their pubic hair (and lead to more cases of ingrown hairs and itchy pubises). Since there is nothing inherently abnormal about pubic hair, there is no reason to shave it off. It's just fashion. ...Read more

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How can I shave female pubic hair?

How can I shave female pubic hair?

The same way you: would shave any part of your body, with shaving gel and razor blade ...Read more

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Does the pubic hair differ from male to female?

Does the pubic hair differ from male to female?

Yes and No: The amount and pattern of pubic hair can vary from person to person, usually varies based on racial background rather than sex. ...Read more

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What are benefits of having pubic hair for women?

What are benefits of having pubic hair for women?

Skin protection: Pubic hair is a sign of maturity and womanhood. Be careful if you decide to permanently remove your hair because it is sexually attractive to pedophiles and men who want woman that do not look like normal healthy woman. It is also a way to alert yourself that you may have obsessive compulsive traits and that is mentally unhealthy when you constantly think you are not clean. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can shave female pubic hair?

Can you tell me how i can shave female pubic hair?

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

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What do men think of women who have no more pubic hair?

What do men think of women who have no more pubic hair?

Not medical: I don't have a medical opinion on persons grooming habits as long as they are healthy and clean. ...Read more