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Over the years I've been dealing with embarrassing breakouts on my vaginal area, like hair bumps, risens. How can I prevent those issues? Ph balanced

Over the years I've been dealing with embarrassing breakouts on my vaginal area, like hair bumps, risens. How can I prevent those issues? Ph balanced

Good hygiene: Using a bacterial soap and making sure that you don't get ingrown hairs. If you shave there, you need to let your hair grow out, so tht it doesn't grow back into the skin. Sometimes taking antibiotics for a prolong time might help prevent recurrence. pH balance has nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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Got vaginal exam for hair bumps but he didn't know what to give me. Health tap Doc said a gyno would know. What Other place can help with razor bumps?

Got vaginal exam for hair bumps but he didn't know what to give me. Health tap Doc said a gyno would know. What Other place can help with razor bumps?

Razor bumps: Look for something that contains salicylic acid, glycolic acid, witch hazel, or aloe. A combination will work as well. If you don't know what to buy, call your local waxing salon and ask what they recommend. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a painful hair bump on my vaginal area and it hurts to move around or touch what do i do?

I have a painful hair bump on my vaginal area and it hurts to move around or touch what do i do?

Below: If it is an ingrown inflamed hair follicle then warm moist soaks for 15 minutes 4 times per day may help. If this is not effective, then a DR visit is recommended. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hair bumps on the vaginal area?

How do you get rid of hair bumps on the vaginal area?

Laser: Shaving causes the hair to pull back below the follicle opening. The end if the hair sticks the skin causing it to get inflamed ( bumps). Laser works well if you have dark and preferably course hair. Waxing works as well as electrolysis. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching from hairs growing after shaving. No redness no bumps nothing at all. Just itching. I used shaving foam and after shave too.

Vaginal itching from hairs growing after shaving. No redness no bumps nothing at all. Just itching. I used shaving foam and after shave too.

Folliculitis: The regrowth of hair can cause the itching. Take a brief holiday from shaving. Use body lotion to soothe irritation. You might want to consider alternate methods of hair removal. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Hairbumps i keep getting hair bumps in my vaginal area especially when i shave what is causing them and how can I get rid of them and prevent them?

Hairbumps i keep getting hair bumps in my vaginal area especially when i shave what is causing them and how can I get rid of them and prevent them?

Tough problem: Some people have sensitive skin that is prone to shaving bumps/folliculitis, and you may consider alternate methods of hair removal (depilatories - the gentle ones, laser hair removal - which may cause irritation, that will likely resolve, but hopefully w/decreased hair growth). ...Read more

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How do I prevent ingrown hair bumps from appearing around my vaginal area and on my butt?

How do I prevent ingrown hair bumps from appearing around my vaginal area and on my butt?

Let it grow.: Most common cause for ingrown hairs in the genital area is shaving or waxing. Using a clipper or going natural is the best prevention. ...Read more

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A couple red bumps on vaginal. The part where hair grows (im sorry i don't know the proper term) also feel some pain on the right side. Why is this?

A couple red bumps on vaginal. The part where hair grows (im sorry i don't know the proper term) also feel some pain on the right side. Why is this?

Squeeze technique: This is an effective and very fun exercise to do with your partner: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/premature-ejaculation/ds00578/dsection=treatments-and-drugs http://www.Metacafe.Com/watch/4255494/squeeze_technique/. ...Read more

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There are 3 bumps that don't hurt, they itch a little and are all spread out . Toe of them even have hair in the middle .all on the vaginal area ?...

There are 3 bumps that don't hurt, they itch a little and are all spread out . Toe of them even have hair in the middle .all on the vaginal area ?...

R/O FOLLICULITIS : Your symptoms sound like folliculitis or inflammation of the hair follicle. You need to be examined and course of therapy decided. You may need topical and or oral Antibiotics. If symptoms persist or worsen a Cyst/abscess can develop requiring surgical intervention. Seek prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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Everytime i shave my hair folicles bump.up and dont go away around my vaginal and under arms. It also leaves dark marks. It is embarrasing. What is it?

Everytime i shave my hair folicles bump.up and dont go away around my vaginal and under arms. It also leaves dark marks. It is embarrasing. What is it?

Folliculitis: Inflammation of hair follicles. You also have post-inflammatory pigmentation. Consider taking a rest from shaving. Look for ways to remove hair with less irritation. Never shave very close. Apply OTC benzoyl peroxide [any %] after shaving, daily if pustules or pimples. ...Read more

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I had a hair bump/ ingrown hair that turned into a pimple, & I'm for sure that it's a pimple. how I could get rid of it? It's near my vaginal area.

I had a hair bump/ ingrown hair that turned into a pimple, & I'm for sure that it's a pimple.  how I could get rid of it? It's near my vaginal area.

Pimple: Warm sitz baths. Gentle cleansing with mild soap and warm water. It will take some time but should resolve. Do not "pop", pinch or put any kind of acne medicine on it! That will only serve to cause greater inflammation and pain. If it grows in size our persists more than a couple of days see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Right side vaginal area closer to top. Large mass 1.5in x .5in. No bump, no hole, doesn't hurt, just sore. In hair area not on or in vagina.

Right side vaginal area closer to top. Large mass 1.5in x .5in. No bump, no hole, doesn't hurt, just sore. In hair area not on or in vagina.

Need exam: A mass in the hair bearing area of the vulva could be a fibroma, a lipoma, a blocked gland, or several other things. An exam would be necessary in order to know for sure. I wish I could be more help. ...Read more