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Ingrown hairs on scalp

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Two suggestions: 1. Consult a Dermatologist who will evaluate your posblem 2. Find a Beautician/Cosmetologist (the Dermatologist may have some recommendations) in the ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hess
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Pseudofolliculitis: Pseudofolliculitis barbae is also known as barbers's itch. What you describe here may or may not be consistent with this pseudofolliculitis. It usua ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Warm soaks: Apply warm-water soaks 2-3 times a day, and it should resolve if you don't pick at it any more. If it doesn't, you'll have to see your doctor or a der ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ingrown hairs: If you shave, wax or tweeze a hair – it may grow back into the skin (especially if curly.)
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't shave: Stop shaving or plucking to avoid getting ingrown hairs. If you want to remove hair get laser treatments.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ingrown hair: 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience 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 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
See derm: and consider laser hair removal to destroy the hair follicles. Topicals can help but see your dermatologist to make sure this is not an infectious pr ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Avoid closest shave: Before shaving wash face with warm soap and water. Rinse off and then apply shving gel. Avoid trying to get the closest shave in the world since this ... Read More
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