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pubic area itching

I was in the hospital about 5-6 months ago. I took a shower and ever since then I have really been itching in my pubic area. Not in my vaginal area but at the top of my hair line down to wear my vaginal area starts. Can you tell me what to do over the counter to clear this up?
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1792003 tn?1317136242
hi ! if you shave the area, it can cause irritation. could also be any of the things listed previously, and is also a symptom of pregnancy [sometimes that area along with belly and breasts itch]
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Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
The itch in the pubic area can be due to pubic lice, dermatitis, eczema, fungal infection, or due to extreme dryness.
It can also be chemical or allergic reaction to something you used. Please consult a skin specialist regarding this. Usually a clinical examination is enough to confirm a diagnosis. At times tests may be carried out to find the cause.
Take care!
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Do you notice anything in the hair?  Perhaps you contracted pubic lice?

Do you shave the area?  

You can go to your pharmacy and ask for a public lice medication kit if you think it is possibly pubic lice or consult your physician and have him/her assess the site.    
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