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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

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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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