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Acne in pubic areas. Is there anything i can do to prevent that ?

After i shave my pubic hair around my penis, i get terribly bad breakouts is there anything i can do too prevent that or cure it?
Asked On : Sun, 2 Oct 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi.......Dear user..,

welcome to HCM...,

Gone through your case...

Due to shaving of pubic hairs...you cut off ...hyperfollicles of sebcious ducts..

Now these are infected.....

Hence our advise is don't shave the hairs at pubic point...

Only trimmering that area with sterile scissors......

Treatment for this ....

1) Thorough washing with salt and soap water ...(don't use antiseptic)

2) Tab Doxycycline 100 mg daily after lunch for 15 days...

3) Tab..Levocetrizine..5 mg daily night ...for 1 week...,

4) Fusibact cream daily night application...o.k goodluck...,
Answered: Wed, 2 Nov 2011
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Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases Dr. Hema Yadav's  Response
Hello
Welcome to healthcare magic.
The acne in your case is due to shaving which causes infection of the exposed skin.you should try to use an antiseptic solution during and after shaving and avoid applying anything on the just shaved skin .also practise good genital hygiene and hand washing, use disposable razor each time or use scissors instead.you can take oral antibiotics if it becomes severe, as per your doctors advice
Thanks
Answered: Mon, 3 Oct 2011
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