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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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