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how to get rid of ingrown hairs on the back of your thighs

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: See your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. He/she will probably prescribe an antibiotic coupled with warm compresses.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs usually result from repeated shaving in areas such as the legs. Laser hair removal can help reduce ingrown hairs greatly.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Neumann
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Soaks and get help: If it is an infected ingrown hair or an infected cyst(more likely), you should see a surgeon who will place you on antibiotics and then lance or remov ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Ingrown hairs: Try to exfoliate and moisturize the skin with 1/2 cup of sugar in 1/2 cup olive oil. while in the shower. Shower, apply let stand 1-2 minutes rinse ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Scars or color?: two differing issues, both related to your condition. seek someone versed in women of color and skin and possibly laser usage locally or locoregional ... Read More
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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Options: Only shave after taking a bath or shower so that your skin is hydrated. Liberally apply a high quality shaving gel, and only shave in the direction of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: No surprise about ambifade. Not everybody needs the same thing. Prescription cream? Laser? Relax and give it some time? A skin DR will evaluate your n ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown hairs: This is a common problem in some races. The most practical way is to let the hair grow long. Then the curled ends can't pierce thru the follicle or ba ... Read More

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