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ingrown hair scabs on belly

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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not : Not enough information for a diagnosis. Many possible causes. Recommend and examination by a dermatologist.
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Any : Any non-healing skin lesion over this length of time should be looked at by a dermatologist to evaluate need for biopsy. This could be anything from a ... Read More
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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
28 years experience Rheumatology
Could: Be a lymph node, or indirect hernia to ingrown hair.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 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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A female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 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 38-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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not if it is : Not infected.

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