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    Ingrown hair on shaft...?
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    gunesslinger posted:
    I have HPV and do routine self checks for outbreaks, which seem to be stress related. Monday morning I found a single, painless white bump on the top of my shaft.

    This pimple was white, raised, and painless. When I went to touch it very lightly with my fingertip to see if it was painful to touch, it literally disappeared before my eyes! No puss came out, it just... appeared to disappear. No trace that anything was amiss.

    The spot where it was remained painless,was a pink/red color for a day, and then I couldn't even tell I had any kind of pimple (or whatever) there yesterday.

    This morning I took my usual shower. Before getting in I took a quick look, and there's a really small but noticeable white bump in the same place, but not nearly as big. It was white with a black center, slightly sensitive to the touch, which made me think this is an ingrown hair.

    Took my shower, dried off, did an inspection, and it's gone again!!! What the hell...?

    One thing has changed in my active life, and that's I've joined a health club and have been using community whirlpools/hot tubs, and a steam sauna from time to time. I've noticed a slight increase in folliculits from the chest down. I've since stopped using those whirlpools.


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