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Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
Not necessarily: A single ingrown hair may be a cyst or an enlarged pore that may need a different therapy.

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A female asked:
Dr. Jianjun Wu
37 years experience Pediatrics
Ingrown hair: .1 warm compress 2. light lotion- 3, do not shave, leave hair 1/4 inch long all the time, use a clipper to trim it, never use a shaver electric or ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You would have to let the dermatologist see what it looks like.
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Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Expensive solution: If you have hair that is so naturally curly that it becomes ingrown too easily, you may seriously consider laser hair reduction. It may take several t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Knedler
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Use a loofa: chronic ingrowing hairs from any cause can be helped by using a loofa. the loofa removes dead skin cells which often clog the hair follicle. by keep ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Shaving promotes: Part of the answer is quite basic. Shaving hair short so that the hair is below the skin surface greatly increases the frequency of the cut hair end g ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Tincture of time: Moist heat pack. If there is a white pustule you can lance it with a needle tip. Is that natural?
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Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See the Dr.: Best to se the Dr. Sounds like you re getting a chronic folliculitis, which could be caused by shaving. Assuring you shave after showering, when you ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
If : If the area is infected you will need antibiotics, and possibly a procedure called an I&D (incision and drainage). Otherwise, you could try warm compr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Keratosis pilaris: People with sensitive, dry skin often have dryness in hair follicles as well. That results in tiny red bumps on backs of arms, on legs & buttocks tha ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is folliculitis as you have described it.

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