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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
CONTINUE SOAKS: You may have more drainage which has stopped prematurely! Ask your Primary Care Provider to check this out! Hope this helps Dr Z
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
It : It sounds as though your ingrown hair became infected and turned into a boil. Boils usually start out as tender, red areas which become hard and then ... Read More
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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Ingrown hair: You may need topical bactroban (mupirocin) to the area.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No worry: Scratching your pregnant belly definitely won't hurt your baby. The baby is nicely insulated in the uterus and you would have to hit it pretty hard to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Could: Be a lymph node, or indirect hernia to ingrown hair.
A female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Ingrown hair: If you shave or wax in that area, you may be getting ingrown hairs. Avoid irritation and allow the area to heal. If it keeps recurring, see a Dermatol ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Don't lance it: Lion - lancing such a swelling could produce a more severe infection and scarring. My suggestion is to apply warm moist compresses to the area. The ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Keep it clean: keep it clean and apply topical antibiotic. do not squeezed,or try to open or cut or drain. you only making it worst in case of doubt see your local d ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not if it is : Not infected.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
On line consultation: Would like to help but it's not possible to diagnose your rash without seeing it.You can have an online consultation on Health Tap where you can uploa ... Read More
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