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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Ingrown hairs: 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
A doctor can: A doctor makes a little nick in the skin and removes the offending hair.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Extract and cleanse: Wash face often with good cleser. Be sure to use a good wash cloth for this process. Use good light and mirror. Good pair of tweezers extract the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Ingrown Hair: If an ingrown hair is bothering you or has become infected, your doctor can make a small cut in your skin with a sterile needle or scalpel to release ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Shaving issues...: Shaving might cause problems in some people which include ingrown hairs, inflammation, infections. My recommendation is to probably use alternative wa ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in 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 in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Ingrown hairs: 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
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
If it is oozing: If you have an abscess get the hair pulled and drain the pus. Your doctor will perform an incision and drainage (i and d) if need be. You may be inf ... Read More

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