Crop of bumps appeared on pubic region. Please help.

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I noticed i had like a skin tag looking thing around my pubic region the past month or so i guess and i thought i was because of irritation from shaving so i let my pubes grow out and now that i shaved i noticed that there was a whole bunch of little bumps. any ideas? they are mainly on my left side and pubic region. no itching or any other symptoms. thanks.!

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    Dear noelattack,

    I think they're molluscum contagiosum (Google), a viral STD. I suggest you see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get screened for other infections.

    Rgds,

    Adhari.

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      Go to a drugstore/chemist or online (incl. Amazon) and ask or search for "molluscum treatment". Some remedies that don't require a prescription include preparations containing 5% potassium hydroxide applied carefully with a sharp-pointed applicator.

      Alternatively, leave them untreated. They clear spontaneously, but the time it takes can vary from a few weeks to several months.

      Rgds,

      Adhari

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