Pubic Hair

How often should a man shave his pubic hair?

Pubic Hair

Pubic hair is the dense hair settled in the area above the genital and below the lower stomach. Some hair is grown on the scrotum in the male genital. The scrotum is the balls carrying testicles wrapped in loose skin below the penis. Penis and scrotum with grown hair are called hairy penis which is observed in adults.

As pubic hair starts growing from the teenage, the hair becomes adult hair. The hair starts showing up once puberty hits, thus called pubic hair.

Pubic hair is not so needed to get shaved every once in a while for it does not show up to the people. Also, there are various benefits associated with growing pubic hair. There are more benefits allotted upon not shaving pubic hair.

The benefits of growing pubic hair

 Pubic hair is a natural metabolism surrounding genitals to keep them warm and blood circulated. 

The existential benefit of pubic hair is its ability to reduce friction during sexual intercourse. 

The skin in the area around the genitals is sensitive. So naturally grown Pubic hair can reduce friction built up with the various movements during sexual intercourse. The burning sensation is sensibly controlled with penis hair. 

The skin on the genital region is delicate. Pubic hair acts like a protective buffer, reducing friction during sex and other activities.

To the subjective point, by removing hair in and around the penis, one is making himself more vulnerable to bacteria and infections.

It behaves as a protective wall and prevents diseases caused due to bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms which are self-born in the deeply enclosed genital area or transmitted from another body during sex.

The penis hair keeps the penis shaft and urethra away from bacterial and viral infections. The hair plays an impacting role in preventing yeast infection in and around the penis. 

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) are naturally prevented with the presence of pubic hair.

The pubic hair traps dirt, dust, and other harmful substitutes inserting the penis. 

It produces an oil-like fluid that prevents bacteria formed on the penis from reproducing.

Pubic hair functions to keep the genital area at an optimal temperature irrespective of weather conditions. 

The pubic hair controls sweat levels in the genital area without which a sense of Irritation is developed due to the wetness caused by the excess sweat.

Do men not need to shave pubic hair?

Even though there are various benefits obtained with the presence of pubic hair, it still needs to be shaved or trimmed once in a while.

The untouched hair for a long time would lead to enlarged hair presence. This hair could be getting caught in the underwear making intolerable irritation at times. Thus the hair is supposed to be removed partially or completely concerning one's comfortability. 

Shave pubic hair when it is itchy

As pubic hair is the hair growing on the most unventilated and sensitive skin area of the whole body, there are special conditions to be considered in haircare and skincare related to pubic hair. These conditions could cause a certain kind of feeling related to irritation or itching that one may not hold tight the urge to rub the skin or the hair growing on the skin to satisfy the irresistible itching sensation emerging from the pores or glands subjected to pubic hair.

Itchy pubic hair is possible for many reasons right from its grooming to negligence. The major causes of serious itchy pubic hair are pubic lice, razor burn, and contact dermatitis. Various sexually transmitted diseases could also engage itchy pubic hair. The normal irritation could also be itching that need not be caused by any factor or reason but simply out of the stationing at the most unventilated and sensitive skin zone.

Physical conditions like sweating and lack of a bath are the causing and worsening factors for itchy pubic hair. The groin part should be toweled well after the bath to avoid water wetness stored on the spot.

Shaving or trimming pubic hair

Make sure the razor is clean and steady. 

The razor is advised to wash with antiseptic solutions.

Shave in the direction of hair growth, otherwise, the friction made out between two opposite forces ruptures the sensitive skin. 

Avoid hair removal creams except those are specially meant for public hair. The general hair removal creams could lead to chemical burns on the sensitive genital skin.

The sensitive skin showcased after hair removal is supposed to be ventilated for a time. Otherwise, the skin is prone to rashes and irritation. 

Special care is needed for two to three days right after the hair removal. If the person is habituated to hair removal as a daily routine, the skin is also habituated and does not look for special care.

It is recommended to stay away from sex for a few days right after removing penis hair for it would irk both the partners during sexual intercourse. They could be subjected to sexually transmitted infections, too.