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how can i get rid of my razor bumps

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
2 choices: Stop shaving or laser hair removal are the best choices. I have seen many topicals work so so and the above recommendations are more permanent resolu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Razor bumps: I would try some witch hazel and aloe Vera gel.
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A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Razor bumps: Depends but should be able to. Also use triple antibiotic ointment
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary inf ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stop razor shaving: Stop razor with blade shaving and use a depilatory.(hair removal cream0 or electric razor that cuts the hair above the skin line. Wash the area with h ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 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
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Razor burn bikini: For razor burns in the bikini area, first of all stop shaving there for a week or more. Remember, razor burns come from a razor! wash with an antibact ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Shaving bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary inf ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Razor bumps: Thee is no way to diagnose you over the internet. You need to see a dermatologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
39 years experience Emergency Medicine
Witchhazel pads: Don't you just hate pimple butt? It's caused by sweating, clogged pores and mechanical factors from sitting on your butt. Use witch hazel pads or prep ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hair bumps: you can use an acne soap that isn't too drying, waxing may be better over shaving. a good razor is always best. avoid perfumed soaps and for shaving ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jenny Sung
23 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics: Impetigo can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics. Have a doctor check the infection and prescribe the proper treatment.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Consult with your dr: 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sunburn: Aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds b ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Try topical: cortisone, stop shaving, and see a dermatologist
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Smith
17 years experience Family Medicine
Pluck it: Usually these can simply be plucked out. If not, or of it has become seriously infected, see your doctor for antibiotics and further treatment.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Stop shaving, 4 now: Razor-bumps result from shaving/cutting the hair too short, thus causing the hair to get stuck under the skin causing the bumps. Basically these are t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prevent it.: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area befo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Dx:Hidradenitis supp: If you have 'infected follicles' under the arms then you may have an 'acne' related condition: hidradenitis suppurtiva. You should get seen by your p ... Read More

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