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dry skin and ingrown hairs

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
11 years experience Sleep Medicine
Early infection: Hello LanaO, Is there any redness/swelling or pain around the ingrown hair? White pus can be a sign of infection. I would recommend warm compresses ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
17 years experience Family Medicine
Dry skin/eczema: It's recommended to use plain white moisturizers two times a day, use less warm wate for bath or showers, use soaps or bath gel for sensitive skin ( b ... Read More
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probable infection: Sounds most like a virus affecting the lips, possibly cold sores, and the lump is then a reactive lymph node trying to fight the infection. You could ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Lump: Probably enlarged lymph node indicating infection. See Dentist to evaluate teeth, gums. As to the "ingrown hair bumps," a visit w Dermatologist is i ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No ingrown hair: There is no ingrown hair per se. It's a misconception that people feed on. What you have is inflammation of the hair folicule (sac) that is known as b ... Read More
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A 34-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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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Ingrown hair: I would leave it alone - if the bump starts to enlarge it will need to be removed along with the offending hair sometimes warm compresses help o ... Read More
A 32-year-old male 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
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Dr. Philip Miller
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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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