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Female -- Vaginal Discharge/Infections
Shaving and infection
Posted on: 07/23/2010
I shaved my vagina without really knowing the right way. I didn't shave all of it, mostly just the top. I really regret it. Now my discharge is boogery, snotty, black and dark brown! I read that improper shaving may cause infection. I don't have my period. Help
Please read the section on the teen website about pubic shaving and reconsider ever doing it again! The infection we talk about is usually a skin infection, so your discharge may be the start of your period, or an infection not related to shaving. Sounds like you could use a long talk with your doctor -- make an appointment.