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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sneider
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Gott see it.: Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, sometimes a quick look is all that is needed. Given the information we have, a quick look by someone wi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Ingrown hair: I would leave it alone - if the bump starts to enlarge it will need to be removed along with the offending hair sometimes warm compresses help o ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ingrown hair: If the hair now appears normal and there is no surrounding redness or irritation, I recommend shaving it rather than plucking it. You may have to appl ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Comedone: This is probably a comedone ( blackhead ) which is basically a skin pore clogged with dried oils . The hole usually means that the pore has been clogg ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: this sound like a cyst- if red and hot- an abscess. Use topical OTC medication and check with your physician- don't pluck!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes. Seer physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
DoNotMicroDitch-Dig: I'd probably have a drink then go see"The Revenant," but in your case I'd think about how it was removed & whether there's a "remenant" in there s ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Alexandra Schmidt
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warm compresses: Applying moist warm compresses to the area may help bring the ingrown hair to the surface.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: It is possibly an ingrown hair or other small pimple, but it could also be eczema, or even psoriasis. There are many possibilities. If it persists fo ... Read More
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