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how to get rid of ingrown hairs fast in pubic area

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Laser: Laser hair removal is an effective way to get rid of the hair permanently. This would avoid getting ingrown hairs and razor bumps. Electrolysis is ano ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
You may need topical: hydroxy acids or prescription topical antibiotics, see dermatologist for treatment of ingrown hairs and possible laser hair removal to prevent recurre ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm compresses: and gentle scrubbing might help with the ingrown hairs. I would resist shaving in the future
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. H. william Song
28 years experience aesthetic Medicine
Extract: Many times the hair will work its way out, but sometimes, it will need to be extracted with a sterile needle by a physician or nurse. If an infection ... Read More
A 40-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 56-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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Extraction: It is difficult to remove an ingrown hair since the crust must be removed and the the hair extracted. It is difficult to do this on yourself as you c ... Read More
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Carefully: A shave(following the direction of hair growth) prior to waxing may help.
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Laser /electrolysis: You may wish to consider permeant removal of the hair through laser treatment or electrolysis.
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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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Bpo: For folliculitis, benzoyl peroxide is an effective treatment to reduce bacteria and help control the problem.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
FOLLICULITIS PUBIC: HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD IT? SEE YOUR DERMATOLOGIST.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Stop pubic shaving: You can also try benzoyl peroxide gel [cream] after shaving.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Razor burn: Use a clipper or electric razor. Cutting those little tiny hairs to short causes them to turn inward and cause folliculitis barbari, much less attract ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Of course, it can be removed or dessicated or destroyed. But, one has to evaluate and balance the medical necessity and professional possibility befor ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
INGROWN HAIR LEGS: Shave down, not up! i know most, if not all women, shave up, against the grain. Believe it or not, this causes ingrown hairs! so start shaving down, w ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Permethrin: Treat your entire body from the neck down with Permethrin lotion.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
shaving legs: Shaving is one of the main causes of rashes on the legs. The main problem is that multiple blades in each razor cut the skin as well as the hairs. U ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Address the hair: If these are caused by ingrown hairs in a person with curly hair, at some point you need to address the hair. There are shaving techniques if this is ... Read More

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