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How can I prevent bumps and red spots after shaving my pubic hair?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Don't shave so close

You're probably shaving very close with a multi-blade razor. Those razors actually shave below the skin line, causing ingrown hairs which appear as red bumps.
Try a single-blade or electric razor. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea.

In brief: Don't shave so close

You're probably shaving very close with a multi-blade razor. Those razors actually shave below the skin line, causing ingrown hairs which appear as red bumps.
Try a single-blade or electric razor. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea.
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