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Itchy after thinning pubic hair out
Posted on: 11/29/2004
I have not been able to find an answer to this problem anywhere online. I am having a whole lot of itching after shaving by vaginal area but -- here's the strange part -- I only used the razor to thin out/trim my pubic hair (it had started to get sort of too bushy and I figured it might be better than using scissors). The razor blade never really even touched my skin! Anyway, now I am miserable, with tons of itching where the hair is (not inside or anything) for the last 3-4 days. Why is this happening and how can I make it stop?
This is common. Something about tugging on the pubic hairs really irritates them and they start itching. You can try putting on some Hydro cortisone cream for a day or two and see if that helps the itching.
You have obviously figured out that scissors are a better choice for trimming hair!