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Prevent ingrown hairs on armpits & genitals after shaving.. And how to identify. Are they dangerous??

Prevent ingrown hairs on armpits & genitals after shaving.. And how to identify. Are they dangerous??

Not dangerous: Using a sharp razor is helpful to prevent ingrown hairs. Also not saving your genitals is a good idea. You could consider laser or electrolysis to decrease the need for shaving and the risk of ingrown hairs. ...Read more

Washing (Definition)

As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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I am a female and get large cysts around my genitals and inner thighs. They are blood or puss filled. How can I prevent or treat them? Some r painful.

I am a female and get large cysts around my genitals and inner thighs. They are blood or puss filled. How can I prevent or treat them? Some r painful.

Drain and culture: These are not uncommon. Often time they need to be drained and cultured to determine exactly what is causing this. Treatment can then be focused and preventing or treating the specific cause. Warm compresses and good hygeine can also help, but see your doctor to discuss options. ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from genital herpes to get more outbreaks ?

How can I prevent myself from genital herpes to get more outbreaks ?

Stay healthy: Herpes outbreaks can occur for a number of reasons, as well as for no apparent reason. The key is keeping your immune system as healthy as possible. This includes reducing stress, eating in a healthy manner, avoiding other illnesses, exercising regularly, getting adequate sleep, and many other "healthy" things. ...Read more

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What medication is used to treat genital warts to prevent outbreaks?

What medication is used to treat genital warts to prevent outbreaks?

No medication: Unfortunately, there has been no approved medication to use in people infected with hpv to prevent outbreaks. So far, only actual lesions can be treated. There is hpv vaccination available, though, which is most useful in those who are not infected, however, it can be used in those who are infected, although, it doesn't guarantee 100% efficacy in either group. ...Read more

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How effective are condoms in preventing the spread of genital herpes?

How effective are condoms in preventing the spread of genital herpes?

About 70%: Most sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted by body fluids. On the other hand herpes is located on the skin of penis and also scrotum, groin, etc. So the condoms will prevent about 70-80% of the cases. ...Read more

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Can genital warts prevent me from having a normal baby?

Exposure/ effect: Genital warts are a non issue while u are pregnant as baby will be protected from the germ by the bag of waters (fetal membranes). After the water breaks, you have some risk baby can acquire the wart germ and get genital warts or vocal cord warts. Some moms have chosen to have c-section delivery to avoid this possibility. Having these warts does not place your baby at risk of birth defects. ...Read more

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Does eating raw garlic prevent genital warts from appearing??

No: Garlic will not prevent genital warts. There is vaccine that protects from most genital warts and cervical cancer. Please take HPV vaccine. The only way raw garlic will prevent genital warts is by eating lost of it and having such bad breath that you will have no sexual partner! ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent getting genital warts from my partner?

Barrier protection: Condoms could be helpful but your partner should get them removed. ...Read more