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I am a male and overtime, after I shaved my all of my pubic hair, I have noticed bumps that resemble warts on my pubic area...after popping some of these bumps, white filling came out and sometimes it would only be Genital Warts...then the bumps would scab and heal themselves...Is this HPV (Gential Warts)?




 



this could actually be something called molescum, I think that''s how to spell it, it kindof sounds like it. I would still see a doctor about it. Molescum isn't considered an STD, but it is transmitted sexually. Clinicians are still supposed to treat it properly so it doesn't get infected


7/26/2003


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Anything that is clearly a direct result of shaving is unlikely to be HPV. I had a similar problem recentlyI shaved in some places, got some nicks, which turned into small pimple-like bumps the next day. But the same thing happens when I shave against the grain on my face. And I get similar pimples wherever I have hair--my chest, my head, my legs. I don''t see why "down there" would be any different.


2/22/2005


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Sounds exactly like ingrown hairs to me. The skin around the genital area is extremely sensitive and I have yet to find a way to completely eliminate the ingrown hairs. My advice is to get a bikini gel. I use Sally Hansen Bikini Plus and it is the best I''ve found so far. Just apply on dry skin immediately after you shave and let it dry before you get dressed. Should clear it up in no time.


6/28/2003


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I am a female who recently went to the doctor for the same thing. I also just thought they were little pimples or irritated spots from shaving, and naturally, I forgot they were there after a few days because they are not painful and do not cause any irritation whatsoever. Anyway, the doctor told me that they do not LOOK like warts but they could be in the beginning stages. My doctor showed me pictures from a medical book and suggested that I get a biopsy done to tell me exactly what they are...because it very well could be HPV. and just to clarify.... MOLESCUM IS AN STD!!!! it is one of the few STD''s that can be "Cured", which means unlike herpes in which the sores can be healed but the virus never leaves your body, molescum is a virus that once treated may never come back. I Hope this information helps you, and I strongly suggest you see a doctor for a biopsy! GOOD LUCK!


6/19/2006


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Go to the doctor this is exactly haow mines is and was and I was diagonosed with hpv all i thought it was was a pimple and it wasnt


4/21/2003


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I have read someones else''s question about the same issue on another site and the answer that was given to them was to see a doctor and ask about Molluscum warts. They are not STD'S, its more like pimples. So, you can try that.


5/12/2006


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Probably folicitis.


3/16/2003


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NO HERPES MAN....THEY ARE JUST HAIR BUMPS...BASICALLY INGROWN HAIRS..CAUSED BY SHAVING...MOST DUDES GET THEM WHEN THEY SHAVE THEIR PUBES...OR Genital Warts HAIR.JUS USE ALCOHOL AFTER..AND ITS USUALLY BEST TO JUST TRIM INSTEAD OF SHAVING COMPLETELY SMOOTH.HAIRS GET CUT TOO LOW...AND THEN GET EMBEDDED UNDER SKIN CAUSING LITTLE WHITE PIMPLES OT HARD HAIR BUMPS.


8/6/2004


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Well. This makes me feel a bit better. I do not shave down there though, but from time to time I do get ingrown hairs. They always get a little bit swollen, and when I pop them, it does have puss, and then I remove the ingrown hair.

But im still a little paranoid.

This morning I woke up and noticed a very dark bump in my pubic area. I figured it was just an ingrown hair, so I got twesers and popped it. This time it there was no puss, but a LOT of Genital Warts. I cleaned it out, and there was no ingrown hair. Is this something to worry about? It is the bump I have, I''ve never had sex, and there is no history of STD's in my family that I could have gotten genetically. I'm going to give it a few days and see if it clears up, but if anyone out there has had a similar bump, it would ease me a little bit if you could tell me if it cleared up.

Cant be to careful with all the crazy things that get around this world of ours now.


6/22/2006


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I am a female and I also shave and just recently I went for my physical and asked my doc about them she said it is probably just from shaving and she gave me a cream to put on and said if they don''t go away that I should come back because they could be little warts starting!! My suggestion is go see your doc because you never really know what is normal!! Good luck


11/2/2004


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Im sorry about to tell this but maybe the ones with the white thing are not but warts can definitly bleed,........i thouhg they were just bumps and they were not...


5/31/2003


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I had the same problem, and went today to go get it checked out, they said it was Molescum and they just asked me to come back every week for 7 weeks for freezing (dry ice), she said it may re-occur but may not if treatment is successfull

go get it checked out buddy


4/27/2004


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I have this problem but I have never shaved my hairs before. At first the doctor thought it was an ingrown hair but I''ve have several recurrences so when i went back and had one for another doctor to see, she told me I have a condition called Hidradenitis suppurativa. It is a kind of acne that involves sweat glands and hair follicles. It makes my hair follicles inflammed and that what causes that bumps. Look this up and see if your syptoms fit because it is very often misdiagnosed for a long time. Info is available at emedicine.com. And by the way Hidradenitis Suppurativa is not an STD and is not contagious.


3/7/2007


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a male cant get hpv


4/29/2008


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They are not Warts they are Black heads or pimples either one....


3/12/2008


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definitely not an std if they only appear when you shave.... you think std''s just magically appear when you shave? i'm highly doubting it.


6/14/2007


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they are most likely not warts because warts do not pop

By:
Randy03


5/24/2003


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this is not a question but its important!!! if your a guy and have a bump you need a biopsy!! its when they cut the bump and sent it to get results!! wemon can get a papsmear to know....and for wemon who dont have the virus they can now take 3 vacines to prevent exposure to the more severe forms of the virus but for men the onlything we have is biopsys cut it and test it!!!


8/29/2006


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i have a similar problem on the bottom of my shaft, but it doesn''t pop, still possible ingrown hair? it's about the size of a corn kernel in diameter. i'm hopin it's just more than one ingrown hair in one spot because it's right where my penis folds over


11/23/2006


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honestly I think these are pimples or ingrown hairs, if there is pus coming out....but you should just go to the doctor about it anyhow.


12/15/2003


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the problem isn''t going to be diagnosed over the net, surely you need some reasurance, get to a doctor. I'm sure it's just this and or thats offer nothing in the way of advice. 20 million people are diagnosed with std's each year. Ignoring it or thinking it is something other than a problem is exactly why the numbers for std's are they way they are.


6/3/2005


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hey.. Its not Gential Warts cause im a female and I went to my gyno and she told me that that was from shavin and the hairs get twisted inside and they start to hurt.. Yeah they can bleed and puss can come out too... She said to use an anti bacterial soap like Dial and it should help...


2/24/2005


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i''ve shaved and nicked myself and that nick turned into a wart.. I swear its how it happened, i went in on std tests before and nothing.

going in for a test is the best thing.. too bad my girl wont wait for me to take a std test before sex.. is that her bad?


11/23/2007


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I am a female and also have something similiar. I was convinced it was a pimple, but my doctor said it could be molluscum. I''d get it checked out for sure...


10/27/2005


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The term for this condition is called psuedophalictalitis Barbe (SP?)(Shaving bumps). It is caused when you shave too close and the hair folicle starts growing under the skin causing a minor infection (the white stuff). In the future. Don''t shave so close and never stretch the skin when you do shave.

By:
Nuclear321


7/12/2007


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it is ingrown hairs because my younger bgrother is 13 n he shaved all of his hair n he showed me it I ewven asked him if he had any sexual thing such as head or sex he sia no so he didnt so i no its jsut from ingown hairs


9/22/2004


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I am curiouse about the answer myself. I have the same problem.


8/17/2004


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no because you shouldnt shave down there


6/29/2004


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yes, but not to sure if thats caused by warts, my legs rub together alot, but it doesn''t help the paranora


2/21/2005


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I''m female and I get the same thing. thats how i found this, i was looking up to see what it was. i really do think its just ingrown hairs like the other people said. i dont think it could be an std, i get them when i shave and only when i shave and ive never had sex anyway. if its just little white bumps that pop out like pimples i dont think its anything to worry about.


11/30/2005


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im sure its just razor burn, or an ingrown hair.


4/27/2005


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ok dude or dudet its only a ingrown hair and heres some advice shave down not up so you dont like rip the hairs out


12/19/2007


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Someone answered that males cannot get HPV and that is TOTALLY wrong. Otherwise how would it get spread? Males can and do get HPV, there just is not a reliable test for men to verify.


5/12/2010


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