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Suggest treatment for ingrown hair in the pubic area

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Fri, 24 Jun 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi, I was 13 when I first shaved my public area it left me with many bumps and ingrown hairs am now 20 and these bumps are still here and the skin on my public area feels rough full of bumps
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Molluscum contagiosum

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query and photograph.
It is looking like molluscum contagiousum.
It's a viral infection.
These lesions need to me removed using radiofrequency ablator.
Please meet a dermatologist and get it removed.
creams won't be helpful to you.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you
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Follow up: Dr. Rahul Kumar 25 minutes later
Okay will do , are you sure because i've had this for a while and it's not spread to other body parts just the public area and my partners have also not got this
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
It is molluscum

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Yes it looks like molluscum.
It's not necessary that it will spread to partner.
Meet a dermatologist and get it removed.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
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