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Question about pubic hair

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Hi friends,


In my quest to optimize the non-transmission of the virus to my girlfriend I have been wondering about pubic hair.


My infection is on the base of the penis where hair grows (in fact, I fatally shaved the day I caught it - and the presence of micro-lesions / abrasion caused by the razor could have contributed to the infection).


What are the odds of a slightly increased protection with some pubic hair on there? We are assuming I'm asymptomatic, taking medication, and wearing a condom.


Do you think it would help, even a little bit?


Many thanks,

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Well, in theory having pubic hair will decrease chances of skin on skin contact and therefore decrease the chances of transmission. I used the lets grow my pubic hair and dont wax protocol for the first couple of months but to be honest I dont think it makes any difference. If you are taking your medication and tracking your symptoms those are usually enough. However unlike waxing shaving with a razor irritates the skin like hell so if you feel comfortable with pubic hair then dont shave it. Alternatively, you can get a machine to trim your pubic hair. I used one for my first year.


In short my advise is either dont shave with a razor and grow your pubic hair or get a hair trimming machine.



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