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infected ingrown hair on neck

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
NMS but: This is not my specialty but generally one needs to get the hair moistened then shave against the grain. The more curly the hair , the more problem w ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Infected & ingrown: 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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Good Hygiene-surgery: See a good dermatologist or a surgeon to resect the infected area removing ingrown hair, the very good hygiene.Probably you will need some antibiotics ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Few days: If it does not drain after a few days i would see a dermatologist for an oral antibiotic.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Possible cyst: Please see your doc for proper diagnosis and possible removal. Sebaceous cysts are common and often appear on head, neck,and shoulders. Your doc wil ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Ingrown hairs: Wikipedia has a very nice illustrated set of treatment steps at: http://www.Wikihow.Com/remove-an-ingrown-hair . Usually ingrown hairs are not difficu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mchugh
Specializes in Dentistry
Ingrown hair: See your physician and have the follicle removed. You don't want to continue having this problem for the next 50+ years.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in Dermatology
Hair extraction: If possible try to carefully free the ingrown hair with a twezzer. If not successful , visit with a dermatologist.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience in Pediatrics
Good skin care: Sounds like you had an abscess! the skin is a miraculous organ. As long as you have normal functioning immune system the body will repair the "hole" ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clogged and clogs: If you think the areola is clogged then you need to "clog" your way to a MD to have a "look/see" what is "afoot" to determine if it that true or not.

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