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Best way to treat an ingrown hair

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. The small bumps may just be... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
It doesn't appear to be folliculitis according to your description. In the absence of risky sexual activity, I would suggest that these are harmless w... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Jianjun Wu
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Ingrown hair: .1 warm compress 2. light lotion- 3, do not shave, leave hair 1/4 inch long all the time, use a clipper to trim it, never use a shaver electric or... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Telephone: For best results, least amount of pain, smallest risk of permanent scarring, call a Dermatologist. Anything else is not cost effective.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 57 years experience
Pull it: That's the simplest way.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
Plastic Surgery 59 years experience
Let the area heal: Leave it alone and let it heal...Laser or surgical excision may be the only way to absolutely remove the offending hair shaft.....
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Ingrown hairs: Wikipedia has a very nice illustrated set of treatment steps at: http://www.Wikihow.Com/remove-an-ingrown-hair . Usually ingrown hairs are not difficu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Extract and cleanse: Wash face often with good cleser. Be sure to use a good wash cloth for this process. Use good light and mirror. Good pair of tweezers extract the ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
Podiatry 38 years experience
Remove the hair: Clean area, lance bump, with tweezer-remove the hair. Apply betadine or triple antibiotic cream, until healed.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Antibiotic: Sometimes the infection resolves if drainage is complete. To be sure, physician needs to examine it. Antibiotics may be needed.

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