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black skin from ingrown hair

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Comedone: This is probably a comedone ( blackhead ) which is basically a skin pore clogged with dried oils . The hole usually means that the pore has been clogg ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Let the expert: your doctor decide ( diagnose ) what it is , see your doctor to make sure is not a serious lesion like melanoma , also if you want it to be removed ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pinching Skin: Stop pinching or irritating the skin. If the lesion persists please show your family doctor the next time you are in their office.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Sounds like it: If this is around a hair follicle it is called folliculitis. It will respond to drainage but may require an antibiotic to treat. If it worsens, see yo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ingrown hair: You ask a good question and any painful lump or bump on the vagina warrants examination, however this is more likely an infected hair follicle/ingrown ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not against grain.: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Scars or color?: two differing issues, both related to your condition. seek someone versed in women of color and skin and possibly laser usage locally or locoregional ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ingrown hair: If the hair now appears normal and there is no surrounding redness or irritation, I recommend shaving it rather than plucking it. You may have to appl ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sneider
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Gott see it.: Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, sometimes a quick look is all that is needed. Given the information we have, a quick look by someone wi ... Read More
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