Hello It seems as if I have an ingrown hair


Q: Hello. It seems as if I have an ingrown hair maybe, For the past month or so. I've had these red dots on my pubic area. Im only 17, I am sexually active but it's no disease because I was checked 3 months ago and I'm fine. I don't see any hairs in them. And I do shave down there.

Hello It seems as if I have...-1

A:   Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor.

I understand your concern.
It seems that you are suffering from a condition called Folliculitis. It is bacterial infection of skin involving the hair follicle.
In such cases, I prefer to advise topical antibiotic cream like mupirocin 2 percent over the affected area.
If severe, oral antibiotics are also given like cloxacillin.
Visit your doctor so that he can examine you and give you a prescription.
You can share my opinion with him.

I hope it helps.
Stay healthy.

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