Bumps in the pubic area occur due to ingrown hair or razor burn after shaving. It is managed by avoiding squeezing pimples and shaving for a while. Soak the pubic area in warm water, use a soft towel to pat the skin, and then apply topical lotions on the affected region.
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My pubic region looks pale red very often, with no other symptoms. What could it be?
Query: Hello doctor, My pubic region tends to look pale red quite often and stays like that for a long time. There are no other symptoms other than the color. Also, I marked a brown spot in the picture that I have attached, it is not raised but simply darker than the surrounding skin. I have a couple of th... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the picture (attachment removed to protect patient's identity), it is an allergic rash (red rash) due to contact with an irritant cosmetic soap, lotion, chemical product, or possible superficial fungal infection. I suggest applying Miconazole (Miconazole Nitrate... Read Full »
I have been having multiple soft bumps between the vagina and urethral opening along with the vaginal wall, which do not hurt or itch. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, A few weeks ago some bumps developed between the vagina and the urethral opening. They are less than 1 cm but they are multiple and there are some present inside the vaginal walls too. They are soft and do not hurt or itch. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. The bumps might be because of some infection. But for proper diagnosis, you have to go through a local examination. Do not worry it will only be a local examination, not an internal examination. Till then keep tha... Read Full »
Why do I have a small hard pea-sized lump in my private part for the past few days?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had a small hard pea-sized lump in my private part for the past few days and I feel embarrassed about it. I needed some advice regarding the same. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. I request you share a picture of the affected area. If there was unprotected sex, then it may be due to sexually transmitted infections. I suggest you do the following tests. 1. TPHA (Treponema pallidum hemaggl... Read Full »
I noticed two bumps around my pubic hairs close to each other after I shaved my pubic hairs. What is the cause of it?
Query: Hello doctor, I noticed two bumps around my pubic hairs close to each other after I shaved my pubic hairs. What is it and what is the cause of it? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. I went through the image (the attachment was removed to protect the patient's identity). It seems to be folliculitis which is a bacterial skin and soft tissue infection. However, I request you to kindly upload a... Read Full »
Why do I get lumps or bumps repeatedly on my private area that goes off on their own and return?
Query: Hello doctor, I get lumps and bumps on my private area that usually goes off on their own. Sometimes it is painful while sometimes it is not and it always goes off on its own. But after a few days, it returns and goes off again. Please may I know what is wrong with me? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. The lumps and bumps you are experiencing in your private area may be related to a condition called folliculitis. Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles that can cause red, tender bumps to form around the hair shafts. These bumps... Read Full »
I noticed small, raised, and painless bumps on my pubic area, which started bleeding after I accidentally scratched one of them. Can they be warts?
Query: Hello doctor, I noticed some small raised bumps on the pubic area. They are completely painless and do not itch or cause any discomfort. I noticed them after shaving one day. I scratched one open by accident, and it bled. I had all three of the HPV shots. Can it still be warts? I have had the same p... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be molluscum contagiosum, caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus. In these lesions, central umbilication (a depression similar to that of the navel at the center of any lesion) is present in each lesion, and a white body is inside the bump. It is conta... Read Full »
Do white spots and stains on genitals indicate lichen planus?
Query: Hello doctor, Is this lichen planus? I also have white spots and stains on my genitals and inside my mouth. I have attached pictures for your reference. I had alopecia areata in the past. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, it is lichen planus. There will be itchy red to violaceous small bumps over the skin and on the mucosal surfaces like mouth and penis. It will have a whitish lacy pattern. I... Read Full »
Should I be concerned about the small, painless, pimple-like lesions on my pubic area?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old, and I have had small pimple-like lesions on my pubic area for the past one month. They are not painful, so I did not use any medications. Can you please suggest me a treatment for this? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Multiple factors and conditions lead to the formation of pimples in a private area. And the possible diagnosis can be, 1. Pearly penile papules, which are harmless white papules on the penis and glans penis, appea... Read Full »
I have three boils in my pubic region. Is it due to the old razor used for shaving?
Query: Hi doctor,I have three boils on my pubic region. I just traveled, and while getting back, I started getting this. I shaved this area with an old razor, I think, and used towels from the hotel and common toilets. Currently, I am applying antiseptic cream. Can you diagnose online if I send the picture... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is an erosion or ulcer in the pubic region with a secondary bacterial infection. Apply T-bact ointment (Mupirocin ointment) twice daily for ten days. Clean area with Povidone-iodine (antiseptic solution) and cotton daily for two weeks and then apply cream or ointment... Read Full »
I have few painful bumps on my labia. Do I have an STD?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female. I have had two sexual partners. The second one is my current boyfriend. I used to shave my pubic hair all the time but started getting razor bumps from it. I decided to stop and let the hair grow out fully before attempting to shave it again. I noticed the o... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With your description, I can list a few possibilities for the painful bumps over the pubic region: Folliculitis - a bacterial infection of hair follicles. Pseudofolliculitis - ingrown hair causing inflammation. Herpes genitalis - viral STD, painful blisters in gr... Read Full »