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Pubic Hair

58% of 14-17 year olds have watched pornography, so is this the reason for changing attitudes to pubic hair? With more and more girls opting for a ‘Hollywood’ or a ‘Brazilian’, Dr Pixie hits Sheffield Hallam University’s Fresher’s Fair to investigate the issue. Dr Pixie reveals to the surprised students that having more hair down there is no less healthy or hygienic. In fact, constant hair removal in this area can lead to infections.

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I'm a male and when I shave my pubic hair I get a nasty rash, how can I stop this?





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i have started to grow hair by my belly button downwards or eg: garden parth , why is this?





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i have been shaving my vagina for years, and more recently i have gained white headed, sore spots, that later scab over on my vagina. is this infection? any help?





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Grace, I've also been shaving my pubic hair from off my penis, balls nd bum so Ho smooth as I was when I had no pubes. Every so often I suffer from the same thing, so don't worry your vagina is fine nd plz don't grow it back it would be a shame lol, Chris x

i have the same think its normal tho





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