Hello, I am a female therefore I tend to shave alot. The last time I shaved was three weeks ago and I think I may have shaved too closely. I have bump within my bikini area. The bump is not red or anything but it hurts like crazy when I sit for along period of time. The bump almost feel like it's raised. I had a bump like this about 3 weeks ago. I picked at it which made it worse and it became bigger until it looked like a blister and began to bleed. Is this a hair bump or herpes. There was a hair in the center of the bump that I have now and I plucked it out with tweezers.
It sounds like a hair bump, not herpes. I advise you to leave it alone, to apply bacitracin or neosporin ointment twice a day, and if you have discomfort, to apply warm compresses or to sit in a tub if warm water.
It may take some time for the lump to be reabsorbed, but it will if you leave it alone. If it doesn't, let a doctor have a look.
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