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how to get rid of hair follicles

A female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Many options: Shaving , waxing , threading, or plucking carefully may be done. Otherwise see your medspa doctor and consider a laser hair removal series. You wil ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Warm compresses: You may have an infection since you describe it as "hard as a rock" although you didn't mention pain or redness. But in this situation, warm compresse ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like: It sounds like you have keratosis pilaris. Please see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Uncertain question: I want certain what your question is. May not get rid of the cannabis
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medi ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Several methods...: You can shave it, of course, and you can have your underarms waxed (youch!). I believe many dermatologists are offering laser for hair removal. Shavin ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair Loss: Treatment of hair fall depends on the cause. For male pattern hair loss you can use rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia or both. For telogen effluvium eff ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
Shampoo : A good dandruff shampoo, like selsun blue, and using a fine brush to brush your hair afterward works pretty well.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Trim: A good trim should remove the damaged hair. Beyond that, consultation with a cosmetologist/hair care expert for ongoing care and prevention would be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seborrhoic dermatit?: The scabs are probably as a result of your vigorous scratching. Chances are, you are itching secondarily to seborrhoic dermatitis. Try using a shampoo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal usually gets rid of hair. Think it through before embarking on that journey. It usually means you are anxious and obsessed with b ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown hairs: Use benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid to get rid of them. In the future, consider laser hair removal to get rid of the hair so you don't get anymore ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Body Hair?: You can remove hair with depilatories, shaving, waxing, sugar waxing, electrolysis or laser.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
It will grow out...: ...By itself. Don't pick or squeeze it; that will just make it worse. Warm compresses often help. Prevent further ingrown hairs by shaving with an ele ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-funga ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Controlled: See your dermatologist for the best therapy. This can only be controlled.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Walker
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Selenium shampoo: Selenium shampoos work great for dandruff.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Head and shoulders: Head and shoulders shampoo daily for 2 weeks will usually cure the problem.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fung ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown hair: If you are very careful, and use alcohol to clean a sewing needle and then clean your skin with the alcohol you may be able to pick it out. If it is d ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
No fast tx: Treat like acne pimple. Hot soaks, acne cream. Watch the shaving! Hope this helps. Good Luck.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Laser: you can have a consult for Laser hair removal.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Try benzoyl peroxide: gel or crream to those areas with lots of sebum. Use it every day..
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Prevention: Vaniqa does not get rid of hair, it prevents hair from growing back once you have shaved or plucked it, or had it lased. You must continue to use it t ... Read More

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