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Tabac Shaving Soap
I recently showered today and i shaved in my vaginal region. I did use soap after i was finished shaving. I've always used this soap. It's swollen now?
Irritation: It sounds like you may have nicked yourself, given yourself razor burn, or may have developed a contact reaction to the soap you used (reactions don't always manifest immediately, some take repeated exposure). ...Read more
Shaving products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
What is the risk of getting some sort of infection (minor or severe...like hepatitus) from using used shaving soap?
Yes: Yes, but may lead to irritation. Shaving gel better. ...Read more
Now that I'm in my 40s I'm seeing crepey skin on the inside of my upper arms. Did I cause it by shaving underarms w/ soap & water, occas dry shaving?
No: Do you have a large amount of fat under your skin? ...Read more
Could not shaving my vagina cause infections like yeast and bv? I've been getting it a lot and i can't take it anymore. I use pH soap for my vagina
I always shaved underarms with water and/or soap & H2O. But now @ 46 I'm seeing some cellulite on my inner upper arms. Did my shaving habits cause it?
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