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Small Red Bumps After Shaving
Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Noticed a few small red bumps few days after shave genital. Not painful or itchy. Extracted hair but small pimple thing not gone. concerned about sti?
Shaving problems: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness, irritation, pustules and ingrown hairs. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving (replace razors regularly) can help reduce this. ...Read more
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small circular raised mole appeared overnight. Surrounding skin is red w pinprick petechiae. Small petechiae over torso and arms for week come and go?
See a doctor: This needs to be examined in order to even begin to speculate as to what this is. Show this to a doctor and perhaps to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Shaving: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. 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 > ...Read more
Red pin sized spot with a white welt around it & intense burning. Welt disappeared then reappeared bigger before disappearing. Clear fluid, WHY??
Need more info: Where is this lesion. Need more information and a good history to help you ...Read more
Shaved scrotum and now 2 small brown spots and a small dime sized puffiness around them, using neosporin, should I worry?
Do not shave your genitals. Due to your diabetes, any nicks you make are more prone to infection.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Tiny barely visible white bumps on inside of labia minora. Painful to touch. Resemble whiteheads. After yeast infection. Due to excessive scratching?
Maybe razor burn: 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
Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.
Do they go away?: If these bumps go away in the next few days, it is likely that they are from the friction of intercourse and are NOT dangerous. If they are blisters (water-filled), wart-like, bleed, hurt, or persist, please see your doctor as they could be something that requires treatment, such as a sexually transmitted disease, or other illness. Good health! ...Read more
Vulvar abcess: You almost certainly had a gland become infected, associated with collection of pus, which usually resolves with drainage (spontaneous or with help) or resorption (with aid of heat in your case). Most of these are blocked skin glands that produce oil (sebaceous). Occasionally specialized glands of the vulva can become similarly infected, like bartholin's glands, and require medical attention. ...Read more
2 pink bumps after shaving labia majora, painless, not itchy. I picked them open, held apple cider vinegar on, burnt skin leaving a pink crater, help!
See Dr.: Your first mistake was"picking them open." the second mistake was trying to treat them yourself with apple cider vinegar. At this point, you need to see a gyn dr. Or a dermatologist for an official/professional evaluation of the area to get treated properly, with what may or may not include rx medications. Good luck. ...Read more
I have painful tiny white bumps on my testicles started as a rash on scrotum after swimming. Then a few bumps on scrotum. Now a lot of white bumps.
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