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What do men think of women who have no more pubic hair?

What do men think of women who have no more pubic hair?

Not medical: I don't have a medical opinion on persons grooming habits as long as they are healthy and clean. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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What is the safest way to remove pubic hair from genital areas for men?

What is the safest way to remove pubic hair from genital areas for men?

Grooming Tips: I doubt there is a physician here online who feels qualified to give you grooming tips. I did not learn anything about grooming in medical school and grooming really has no medical connection at all. All grooming if done in a safe or standard way is most likely not unhealthy. ...Read more

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Do straight men shave their pubic hair?

Do straight men shave their pubic hair?

Shaving: . The most common body areas depilated are the underarms, legs, pubic area, eyebrows and face for females; and the face, abdomen, back, chest, groin and legs for males. Shaving is the most common method used for the underarms, legs and pubic area. ...Read more

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Is armpit and pubic hair one of the reasons for that men smell?

Is armpit and pubic hair one of the reasons for that men smell?

Yes and no: All adults have a natural odor, differing some between the genders and between individuals. There are special glands to produce it, especially in armpit and groin, and the hair may hold the scent somewhat, though shaving won't reduce it much. ...Read more

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What's the best scientific way to remove pubic hair for mens genitals?

Laser: Consider laser hair removal or electrolysis. These are the only procedures that can remove hair permanently. However, the success rate varies and you may only notice a reduction rather than complete hair removal. ...Read more

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Do most men shave their pubic hair by their penis?

Do most men shave their pubic hair by their penis?

No: Contrary to your implied perception, shaving pubic hair is unhygienic.
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. ...Read more

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Is it common for most men to shave armpit and pubic hair?

Is it common for most men to shave armpit and pubic hair?

Local habits: There is no medical/hygienic reason to shave; not for men, nor for women. That being said, cultural, geographic, and atheletic norms vary. Men who are swimmers often shave all of their body hair and sometimes their scalps to improve aerodynamics. ...Read more

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How can I shave female pubic hair?

How can I shave female pubic hair?

The same way you: Would shave any part of your body, with shaving gel and razor blade ...Read more

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Does the pubic hair differ from male to female?

Does the pubic hair differ from male to female?

Yes and No: The amount and pattern of pubic hair can vary from person to person, usually varies based on racial background rather than sex. ...Read more

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What are benefits of having pubic hair for women?

What are benefits of having pubic hair for women?

Skin protection: Pubic hair is a sign of maturity and womanhood. Be careful if you decide to permanently remove your hair because it is sexually attractive to pedophiles and men who want woman that do not look like normal healthy woman. It is also a way to alert yourself that you may have obsessive compulsive traits and that is mentally unhealthy when you constantly think you are not clean. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can shave female pubic hair?

Can you tell me how I can shave female pubic hair?

DON'T shave delicate: Tissue. 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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How to shave EXTREMELY thick and coarse pubic hair (female). I've tried about EVERYTHING!!!

How to shave EXTREMELY thick and coarse pubic hair (female). I've tried about EVERYTHING!!!

You may want to: Consider laser hair removal as it is permanent and even with a few treatments can thin the coarse hair significantly. ...Read more

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Why do women have pubic hair What is the purpose of it? Why does it itch like crazy when shaven? How do u keep the hair down their soft

Why do women have pubic hair What is the purpose of it? Why does it itch like crazy when shaven? How do u keep the hair down their soft

Pubic hair: The purpose of pubic hair is unknown but it part of our human evolution. You do not have go shave it especially if it bothers you an itches when you do. If you choose to shave it consider using shaving cream, hot water and a fresh razor. You can also use clippers instead. ...Read more

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I have itchy pubic hair female, remedy?

I have itchy pubic hair female, remedy?

Clean: Use bland cleanser or soap dry area avoid chem. Douches. ...Read more

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Is it safe for women to shave all of their pubic hair, or should a little hair be left?

Is it safe for women to shave all of their pubic hair, or should a little hair be left?

Grooming Question: This is a medical site. Grooming is not something that physicians are likely to have either expertise in or have any opinion. There is little to no medical opinion on grooming questions. ...Read more

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Why can't I shave my pubic hair?! I'm a female and when I shave and the hair starts to grow it itches like crazy! Is it normal? I've been struggling..

Why can't I shave my pubic hair?! I'm a female and when I shave and the hair starts to grow it itches like crazy! Is it normal? I've been struggling..

That may be a sign: May be a sign from beyond. A sign that there is no real need nor any mandate to shave pubic hair. The more people who shave their pubic hair, the more pressure there will be upon other people to also shave their pubic hair (and lead to more cases of ingrown hairs and itchy pubises). Since there is nothing inherently abnormal about pubic hair, there is no reason to shave it off. It's just fashion. ...Read more

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Shaved my pubic hair (female) and now I have dry flaky skin that just won't go away. What do I do? It is not itchy.

Shaved my pubic hair (female) and now I have dry flaky skin that just won't go away. What do I do? It is not itchy.

Use moisturizers: And defer shaving for a while. Avoid scented products. Vaseline, Lubriderm, Cetaphil, Jergens, Organic Coconut Oil, ------- any of theses should work. ...Read more

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Is it really not safe to shave the pubic hair off the vagina if so then why do so many women do it?

Is it really not safe to shave the pubic hair off the vagina if so then why do so many women do it?

Not true: There are no health risk with shaving that area however care must be taken near the mucosa not to cut or knick the area, it would bleed more that skin and has the risk of infection ...Read more

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I am 28 yrs old female and recenctly noticed 2-3 strands of my pubic hair turning white. Kindly advise me the reason and remedy for same.

I am 28 yrs old female and recenctly noticed 2-3 strands of my pubic hair turning white. Kindly advise me the reason and remedy for same.

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It could be from vitiligo. This is why you should see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Whenever I try to remove my pubic hair by shaving or waxing it grows back as a plain red bump with a hair coming out of it. What is it? (female)

Whenever I try to remove my pubic hair by shaving or waxing it grows back as a plain red bump with a hair coming out of it. What is it? (female)

Hair Can Be In-Groan: That's a fairly common problem. The hair follicles get irritated and/or clogged. In your case the hair powers through but often they get stuck and become "ingrown, " wandering around under the skin in that area causing a lot of havoc. Some might even get infected. So you may have to let this all settle down. Let the hair grow, then consult someone to figure out how to remove the hair effectively. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 and has buds. And pubic hair. Her check up is coming up soon. She has a male doctor. Should she have a female?

My daughter is 11 and has buds. And pubic hair. Her check up is coming up soon. She has a male doctor. Should she have a female?

Not necessarily.: If your daughter has established a good relationship with her doctor, puberty shouldn't be a factor. A trusted physician will make the transition easier. Pediatricians are trained to address physical, emotional, educational, sexual and psychosocial changes that occur in puberty. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm a 15 yr female and I was wondering if it's bad to use tweezers to get rid of some pubic hair? And will a doctor notice that I do it?

Hi, I'm a 15 yr female and I was wondering if it's bad to use tweezers to get rid of some pubic hair? And will a doctor notice that I do it?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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What could a risen on female body, top of crease of leg and pubic hair be? It feels with blood and after it gets so sore, it releases blood?

What could a risen on female body, top of crease of leg and pubic hair be? It feels with blood and after it gets so sore, it releases blood?

Probably infection: A painful lump that fills up with fluid in that area is likely a cyst formed by infection of an oil gland that has become infected, and is now the scene of a struggle between your immune system, and the infection. Hot compresses with herbs like comfrey are the old fashioned way. Consulting your doctor and possibly antibiotics would be a very good idea. ...Read more

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I'm a 38yr old female. The hair on my legs and under my arms no longer grows. My pubic hair is almost all gone? Could you give me any reason why?

I'm a 38yr old female. The hair on my legs and under my arms no longer grows. My pubic hair is almost all gone? Could you give me any reason why?

Causes of hair loss: Hair loss on the legs can be caused by poor circulation, diabetes, thyroid disorders, peripheral arterial disease, medications, poor diet, smoking, being overweight, anemia, other hormonal disorders, and genetics. Hair loss in the pubic area and under the arms can be caused by thyroid disorders, medications, anemia, genetics, other hormonal disorders and alopecia. I recommend a medical workup. ...Read more

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I'm 27, female. I use hair removing lotion for pubic hair. What can I use to prevent or treat the itching pimples of when hair grows back?

I'm 27, female. I use hair removing lotion for pubic hair. What can I use to prevent or treat the itching pimples of when hair grows back?

Stop shaving..: Until skin improves then try a different method of hair removal that works better for your skin. The use of Preshave & Aftershave creams will help prevent the ingrowing of the hair. For treatment the use of creams to treat irritation and infection will do. Take care. ...Read more

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PCOS? Teenage female, skinny, small breasted, extended pubic hair growth, mood swings, depression, periodic emotionless. What's causing it?

PCOS? Teenage female, skinny, small breasted, extended pubic hair growth, mood swings, depression, periodic emotionless. What's causing it?

See psychiatrist: You may be having eating disorder -afraid to gain weight called anorexia nervosa, along with having emotional problem it can be at school, friends or at home or work. Since you have problem see your doctor who can do investigation for any medical problem, but must see a psychiatrist as well f or your mood swings -to have psychotherapy medication. ...Read more

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Why do we have pubic hair?

Why do we have pubic hair?

Not clear: Some think the hair increases the surface area to transmit pheromones for sexual allure. Others see it as a means for lessening friction during sexual activity. Many simply shave it off or at least lessen it for beauty sake. There is no definitive answer. ...Read more

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How can I remove pubic hair?

How can I remove pubic hair?

Wax, shave or laser: You can shave, wax or get it done with lasers. ...Read more

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How do I shave my pubic hair?

How do I shave my pubic hair?

SCISSOR/CLIPPERS/RAZ: If the pubic hair is longer than1/4 inch use a scissor or clipper to trim and than get in the shower and let pubic area soak and apply shaving cream/gel to one side of your pubic area and shave short strokes and rinse the razor often. Use a mirror to shave the lower area go down to in between your legs
repeat the other side of pubic region and let warm water run and you are done. ...Read more

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Why do humans have pubic hair?

Why do humans have pubic hair?

Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natural selection may also have sustained it because it can show a potential sexual partner that the other person is sexually mature and can reproduce. ...Read more

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How should I trim my pubic hair?

How should I trim my pubic hair?

Very carefully: Personal preference with pubic hair "trimming." generally best to shave after the bath/shower when your pores oare open form the warm water temperature. Find a shaving ceam that is best for sensitive areas, and be careful. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more