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do ingrown hairs have whiteheads

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Treat like acne: Hot soaks several times a day. Try topical acne cream (benzoyl peroxide) to try and treat the infection. If no better in 1 week or getting worse wit ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Scabs: If you leave it alone and don't pick at it any more it should be gone in 4-7 days possibly sooner if it's really small.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Bartholin cyst: What you described suggests a Bartholin cyst, due to blockage of the duct of gland normally present at the opening of the vagina. It is of no concern, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple: A Whitehead, or closed comedone, has a white sebaceous plug inside. A warm shower will sometimes help it exit the skin.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Belly Button Pain: Apart from appendicitis, another common cause is cystitis, which is a urinary tract infection. Now this is not a very serious problem, but if it is no ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. T ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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2 cm nodule: That is a big nodule and needs urgent attention. Please go today to the nearest Emergency facility!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: Warm heat as a compress or heating pad may bring a small abscess to a point where it can drain/heal. If it persists and or worsens over time it may ne ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Can be tough: Sometimes cutting hair with a scissors rather than shaving can help. Avoiding a really close shave may help - shaving with the grain instead of agains ... Read More
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