7 Dangerous Things That Could Happen When You Shave Your Pubes

shaving pubic hair

Whatever you choose to do with your pubic is totally up to you. Shave it all off, if you wish. Let it all grow out and nourish it with some luxurious bush oil.  But medically speaking, there’s some good evidence pointing towards why you shouldn’t remove your hair down there at all. INFOR MATION NIGERIA bring to you in this piece that could happen to you when you shave your pubic hair.

Genital Injury

Apparently, the most commonly reported genital injuries in emergency rooms in the hospital are a direct result of pubic hair removal. This makes sense, if you think about it–a slip of the razor here or splash of too-hot wax there probably leads to some issues in areas where you definitely don’t want any extra abrasions.

Increased Risk Of Infection

According to a study called “Wax On, Wax Off: Pubic Hair Grooming and Potential Complications,” removing pubic hair can actually increase your risk of sexually transmitted infections. How so? Both shaving and waxing often leads to microscopic abrasions on the skin, which, in turn, makes it easier for viral infections to be transmitted–specifically, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and HPV. Pass

Higher Entry For Germs Overall

Your pubes are there to protect you from all sorts of infection, not just the sexual kind–removing them leads to an increased risk of dust, debris, and particles entering your vagina, which can cause general sickness (a cold is a cold, no matter how it got there

Insanely Ingrown Hairs

This isn’t as bad as STIs and/or genital injuries, obviously, but it’s a pretty good deterrent nonetheless. If you’ve ever shaved your pubes, you’ve probably experience the agony that is an ingrown hair (or two, or twenty) that happens a few days after the fact.

ABSCESSES

Both shaving and waxing pubes can lead to abscesses on the genital area. What, you may ask, is an abscess? Basically, it’s like an ingrown hair, but on crack–it’s a confined pocket of pus that builds up within the tissues of the body and takes the form of a hard, red lump beneath the skin. It’s often pretty painful, and can either be treated with antibiotics or lancing it.

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