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Pimples on Shaft? (photo)

I have few pimples on my for shaft i dont know if this is normal or for epilation problems

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Pimples on shaft

Your photo looks like folliculitis (irritation and inflammation of the hair follicles).  It was likely caused by the recent hair removal process (epilation, as you mentioned).  For an over-the-counter remedy, cortisone 10 should help.  Otherwise, a dermatologist could prescribe something stronger.


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