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red marks after pubic shaving

i trimed my pubic hair resonetly and im worried that there some thing wrong, there are very small red marks after i shaved is that a problem and need to get checked out?
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563773 tn?1374250139

Hello,
Since the red marks have appeared after shaving of the pubic hair, so it can be irritated hair follicles or infected hair follicles. Keep the area clean and apply some topical antiseptics. Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical antibiotics such as mupirocin or neomycin containing ointment are also useful. In case the symptoms persist then oral antibiotics may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.



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