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Sweating, itching in private parts, shaved area, red bump. Yeast infection or STD?

I was working out at gym an sweating like crazy ...i notice after i was itching my private ...i showered a was good then a couple of days later it was hurting an itching so i shaved that spot..i now have a red bump..its happened before but goes away it yeast or should i b checked for an std ...ive had intro hair cuz i shave ....
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Jul 2012
Hi there Jeanna
I read your description & turn of events with interest. It does not seem much to write home about. It appears more a case of some sort of pseudofolliculitis due to the shaving technique. Perhaps you shave against the grain. With the excessive sweating, an irritation is bound to occur & perhaps when you scratched, it ruptured the follicle & an irritant reaction pattern called granuloma pyogenicum may have occured. Of course, all this is speculation. To be more certain, perhaps one could take a good clear photograph & post it on this site using the 'upload data' icon & if desirous of discretion can use our Ask-a-doctor special feature & we can further aid you.
Please apply a combination steroid-antibiotic-antifungal cream that you can easily get over the counter from your pharmacist & am sure all will be well soon!!
Answered: Mon, 8 Oct 2012
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