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Ingrowing Pubic Hair

Ingrowing pubic hair

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We’ve all heard of ingrowing toenails, but ingrowing pubic hair? Well, it does happen! And, more to the point, it can actually be quiet painful. This is when a pubic hair grows at an abnormal angle and eventually turns back into the skin. At this point it usually causes the formation of a pustule or papule, which subsequently becomes infected. A gentle dab of some mild antiseptic, such as tea tree oil, and a cessation of any shaving activities, may help to clear up the infection. However, if the ingrowing hair doesn’t improve after a few days, you should go and see your GP. Preventative measures are often best. For instance, when ‘manscaping’ or tending to the lady garden, it’s advisable to shave in the direction of the growth of hairs and to prepare your skin a good-shaving gel, oil or foam before taking to the area with a razor. It’s not a race, so take your time.

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I have a ingrown pub near the right top on my penis how can I make it go away I'm worried? Please help!





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One time I pulled one of my Pubic hairs and it just kept getting longer about 5 inches . What is that?





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Hi I'm 17 years old, I have small lumps like ingrown hairs all around my penis and when I squeeze them they come out with a white discharge almost like squeezing a back head I went to my GP and he said that there just immature hairs that can't grow outwards but he didn't suggest anything for it, it's very embarrassing especially when it comes to the bedroom, I've had these since I was around 8/9 years old from what I can remember, I really want some help or advice as to what I can do for this!





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Hello, I am 18 years old and I got my first ingrown hair. I've had it for at least a month but I've been afraid to touch it because I had no idea what it was. Last night I popped it and the outcome has worried me. A black solid came out as I squeezed it(the bump was very hard), it isn't a liquid nor has it got any blood on it. Also a hair didn't appear afterwords, just the black solid which was quite short and could be easily squashed. I don't know what to do and I'm very concerned.





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Its obviously a black head. Very common and easily removed. It leaves a small hole like scar but in most occasions it will eventually reappear and need to be squeezed out again.. and again. Go to doctor if still worried but doesnt like like u should worry.

Hello, I am 19 years old and I'm suffering from bad ingrown hairs that have escalated into scars, bumps which won't go. They are all over my vagina and have been like this for years. It hasn't cleared up at all. I'be been to the GP but they simply said I need to wash with just soap and it is due to shaving, when I know it's much worse. I'm super embarrassed and it is effecting my sex life as it isn't nice to look at or to touch.





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Hey im 21 i have an lump on left side of vagina its size of a pea i rhink its a ingrown hair juz would like to know what do i use or ddo...and how many times tea tree oil on it...thanks





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I am 18 years old and I have had ingrown hairs since I was 15 and they have never gone away, I still get them on a regular basis. They get really badly infected and hurt so much. I can't help the urge to pop them to get rid of them as they are so embarrassing and I am really self conscious about it. I have scars now and lumps of hard skin and I have tried everything, from not shaving for long periods, to trimming, to waxing, epilating, tee tree oil, antiseptic cream, scar creams and nothing has worked. I went to a dermatologist and she said it was just a shaving problem and I should stop shaving and i'll grow out of it. I have been so embarrassed I have not been able to be confident enough to take my relationships further, have never had a proper boyfriend and I keep ending relationships that I don't want to end. It is really annoying and I really need someone to tell me what to do. My mum keeps saying i'll grow out of it but I want it gone now I am at that stage where I am ready to go further but this is holding me back as it is so embarrassing and gross. Please Help!!





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Hi! I am currently training to be a beauty therapist and worked in a waxing bar so I have heard every ingrown hair story lol. I can give you a couple of products that I'd recommend that we used in the waxing bar and I have heard nothing but good reviews and have used them myself. The brand is called Perron rigiot. You should try "Perron rigot double scrub" it's an exfoliator so should remove your hard skin and also help remove ingrown hairs , you can use it all over the body apart from your face and you only need a tiny amount so it will last you a long time. "Perron rigot ingrown hair serum" which does what it says on the tin! One last thing would be a blue serum called "biodepyl" it's from the brand Thalgo, it will help with ingrow hairs, reducing hair growth and soothing the skin after waxing/shaving" you use it over 3 days as soon as you have been waxed/shaved and apply it with clean hands all over the area. I hope this helps and I know you may be hesitant about buying them due to the price but they are sooo good! And it doesn't matter if you shave/wax all the products can be used x

Hi I've had in growing hair in my pubic area for the past 3years now and whenever I go to the GP the simply give me a weeks course of antibiotics and that's it. If I squeeze it I can feel the hair gathered in a clump inside. It sometimes bleed as leaks with puss I feel I need an operation to cut it out. What do you suggest because my GP has not helped the situation.





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I have the exact same problem as all of the other ladys above. My lump has lasted for about a month but has only just started oozing puss,do I apply antiseptic cream to the area until it disappears or go straight to a GP ?





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