Do You Have A Pineapple Penis? Here’s How This Pubic Hair Faux Pas Can Hurt Your Health and Sex Life
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Nobody likes a bushy penis and manscaping surely can increase its sex appeal. But what about the pubic hair that slowly being to grow after you shave the base of the penis? Doesn't it remind you of the pricks of a pineapple? When the pubic hair grows back in the first weeks after shaving, it gives a bumpy appearance which is referred to as pineapple penis. While it might look harmless, it can potentially be the cause of skin rashes, infection and even STDs. Here’s how.

Risks of Overzealous Shaving

Sexually transmitted diseases: Most men prefer trimming over waxing. But pineapple penis is not the only danger that comes with overly shaving too closely with a razor. It can also result in tiny hairs and tiny nicks in the skin which increase the risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.  It is common primarily in people with weakened immune systems, like severe diabetics or HIV carriers. But in some cases, it can happen to perfectly healthy guys. What’s the Average Penis Size Around the World? Find Out Which Countries Have the Biggest and Smallest Male Genitals.

Skin irritation and rashes: Manscaping also increases the chances of skin irritation and infection in the pores of the ingrown hairs. The skin is particularly delicate down there and there is not much separating the blade and the skin so you have to be particularly careful to reduce the risks of cuts, irritation, and ingrown hairs.

Skin infection: The skin on the scrotum is very unique in that it has nooks and crannies. Those areas have been proven to trap huge amounts of bacteria. When you shave that pubic area, even a minor cut or laceration can cause bacteria to get inside there, and can very easily cause cellulitis, abscesses.  Seven Types of Penis: Cone, Hammer or Banana, What Kind of Penis-Shape Do You Have?

The Right Way to Shave Penis

Shaving doesn’t make the hair grow back thicker; this is just a myth. However, if you want to keep the area hairless and smooth, you will need to invest in good tools such as scissors, razor, shaving cream or gel, and plan on shaving every couple of days. Trim as much hair as possible you begin shaving and do not use a dull pair of scissors. Also, soak in the tub for at least five minutes to soften the skin and pubic hair before you shave. Apply shaving cream or gel with aloe vera or any other soothing agent over all the areas you plan to shave. Reapply as needed.

If you want to keep things neat and tidy there without getting any painful cuts or a bad case of pineapple peen, use clippers as they are way safer than the blade.