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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Depending on how bad the razor burn is, it could take a day to a few days. You can put aloe or other creams/lotions to help alleviate the discomfort. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Laser: People who get irritation and razor burn in the bikini line often struggle with this problem for a long time before finally deciding to do laser hair ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Razor burn: 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Possibly folliculitis due to close shave. Need exam by expert to define precisely. What part of body? First time? Pustules? Meanwhile can try a little ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Keep clean: If you weren't sick and there are no open sores and this is first time probably razor burn. Keep clean with soap and water and after you shave clean v ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
20 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: Mrsa (methicillin-resistant staph aureus bacteria) infection of the skin can occur after irritation such as shaving. Usually it presents as a boil, b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Several options: There are several over the counter topical skin lotions specifically indicated for razor burns on the market. Watch for signs of infected hair follicl ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Have you shaved: in that area? Ingrown hairs are possible.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Bed bugs: Have you been sleeping in a hotel. Bed bugs bite in threes sometimes. Called breakfast, lunch and dinner. Look for bed bugs and see if your razor is d ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Please see physician: Bad razor burns and bumps may be due to infected skin. Please see a physician for proper treatment and to avoid scarring
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Prevention: 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
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