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Is nair safe to use for hair removal

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You're fine: There are prank / disinformation websites making false claims about most personal care products. Ignore them.
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Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Cautiously: Since nair is primarily external and is not absorbed in the skin it is likely safe. That being said skin changes are common during pregnancy and cream ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Every doctor I know: says it is fine. I guess I am coming from a different angle. If it is left on too long,used in an inappropriate area or if your skin in sensitive it ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not a bad idea. : There are many other ways to remove hair. If you have very sensitive skin this might not be the best for you.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Use some topical Preparation H.: The medication is good for hemorrhoids but it is also good for Burns and other open wounds although the company does not market it for that. Essential ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hydrocortisone: This is a chemical sensitivity. Ice can help in the short term and over the counter 1% hydrocortisone can help if it persists after washing with cool ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Read the directions: One one hand the nair should not cause any issues with erections. However it isn't uncommon for people to haver reactions to the chemicals. Usually ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is the most effective method to remove facial or body hair. Electrolysis can be used for smaller regions but is less reliable and t ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Nair is a topical hair remover. There is minimal chemical exposure and when used correctly poses minimal risk. It also safe to use an electric razor o ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Nothing special about aloe. Anything for dry skin will lubricate the skin, reducing pain ; promoting healing. Don't stop gentle washing.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience Ophthalmology
Chemical skin burns: Depilatory creams for hair removal can cause chemical burns to the skin if left on for longer than recommended. Or on sensitive skin. Chemical burns ... Read More
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