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I have bumps on my skin around my pubic hair. Theyre like pimples. Not STD just had pap. What r they and how to heal?
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Dr. Carl Connors
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Vulvar bumps
Women can have sebaceous cysts along the labia which appear as pimples.
They are benign, though if left alone, may harden, so i would recommend compressing them while taking a hot bath so the cyst is emptied. They frequently will recur. Other reasons can be inflamed hair follicles.

In brief: Vulvar bumps
Women can have sebaceous cysts along the labia which appear as pimples.
They are benign, though if left alone, may harden, so i would recommend compressing them while taking a hot bath so the cyst is emptied. They frequently will recur. Other reasons can be inflamed hair follicles.
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
In brief: Folliculitis
It is probably folliculitis, inflammation or infection of hair follicles.
If you shave use only new disposable razors once. Keep the area dry. Use white cotton underwear without fabric softner or anti static products. If no better then you probably need a perscription. Call your family doc!

In brief: Folliculitis
It is probably folliculitis, inflammation or infection of hair follicles.
If you shave use only new disposable razors once. Keep the area dry. Use white cotton underwear without fabric softner or anti static products. If no better then you probably need a perscription. Call your family doc!
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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Dr. can evaluate
A pap smear is a test for cervical cancer, not an check for stds.
Any bumps around the pubic area could potentially be a sign of an std. It could also be something like irritation of the hair follicles if you shave your pubic hair. You might consider seeing an ob/gyn for an evaluation.

In brief: Dr. can evaluate
A pap smear is a test for cervical cancer, not an check for stds.
Any bumps around the pubic area could potentially be a sign of an std. It could also be something like irritation of the hair follicles if you shave your pubic hair. You might consider seeing an ob/gyn for an evaluation.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. Henry Dorn
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Need to get checked
You should have your gynecologist take a look at these.
No way to assess without an exam.

In brief: Need to get checked
You should have your gynecologist take a look at these.
No way to assess without an exam.
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Dr. Henry Dorn
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