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getting rid of razor bump scars

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Strutt
12 years experience Pediatrics
Time: Prevention is the best treatment here. Use sharp, clean razors and shave more frequently to prevent this problem. Added tip: shaving directly after ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Razor bump scars: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. Insure you use fr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
LASER: Laser hair removal works the best for permanent reduction of rasor bumps. Look for either alexandrite laser if your skin is light or yag 1064 if your ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
See dermatologist: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Sebestyen
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sitz baths: put 6 inches of warm water in tub and sit until cool. Do this twice a day. Add Epsom salts as desired. Stop shaving and use a trimmer to prevent this ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Not possible: You cannot get rid of razor bumps overnight. You might try an electric razor and do not shave too closely.Thete used to be a razor called pfb-see it s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You can always try: But the medication is an antifungal and razor bumps are not caused by fungus. So, likely, there is a better option.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Won't help: Acne treatment such as topical benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics, and retinoic acid derivatives won't touch "razor bumps" (pseudofolliculitis barbae). The ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked...: If this problem has persisted it might be associated with an infection, possibly an abscess. I suggest you get seen by your doctor for treatment as so ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Berman
40 years experience Dermatology
Cortisone injection: This is probably an ingrown hair. A triamcinolone injection may make it disappear in 1 day. See a dermatogist because they would also be able to tell ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Razor bumps: 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
Razor bumps: Thee is no way to diagnose you over the internet. You need to see a dermatologist.

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