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side effects of veet waxing strips

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Suggested side effects include bruising, ingrown hair and infections.
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Dr. Sue Castleman
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Body waxing: Sometimes there is numbness, tingling or stinging of the affected area. There could potentially be a rash or other skin reaction due to the chemical o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Guess: it depends on how much wax. A small amount should naturally be removed with your discharge. You could use your finger to see if you feel any wax. If i ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Wax: An interesting problem. Well, probably the only way to both tell if there is wax there and to get it out would be under direct visualization. Which ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wells
44 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, and ....: Starting zoloft (sertraline) as slowly as you have indicated will certainly have the potential for keeping side effects to the lowest possible level, ... Read More
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
May not matter: I use your style of giving new medications in many instances but for zoloft (sertraline) i'm unaware of dose dependent side effects or improved safety ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Hair does not grow back thicker it jut appears that way because it's short. The side effects can be burning yourself with hot wax, an allergy to the w ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Safe if you can affo: Yes, safe. A few people may become allergic.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Difficult to say: At this point in time there are no identified long term risks other than the permanent loss of hair and the associated structures including the sebace ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
15 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Hyperpigmentation: Waxing of any sort can cause inflammation, which in turn can cause hyper pigmentation, especially in darker skin types. Laser hair removal is a bette ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Of course!: Have never seen a hair removal product that one could not stop using... otherwise, a person would be stuck using it forever. So, yes, a person can st ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Probably: You probably have had a irritant reaction to this product. Please see a dermatologist to get the correct treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Hot" wax treatment: I am very sorry that your wax treatment has turned "hot" and feels like the candle flame instead. Medically, the skin of the vulva, hair follicles, a ... Read More

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