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what can i do to get rid of deep ingrown hairs after laser hair removal treatment other than exfoliating

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
Patience and time: By your 3rd or 4 th treatment, as your skin naturally turns over, these hairs and the inflammation around them will resolve and improve. If you start ... Read More
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Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Glycolic peels: Deep ingrown hairs need to be exfoliated regularly with Alpha hydroxy acids and peels. Do a peel one week before your laser hair removal to ensure be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
It : It is still possible that you will get ingrown hairs with laser hair removal, although it is less likely. During the laser hair removal process, you ... Read More
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Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Before you try that: I would recommend trying different topical products, then laser treatment. Every person will react different so give each product/method time so that ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
No: the drug itself can cause bruising so lasering the skin might potentiate that. if you must do it, try a small inconspicuous area first
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Stress: A very common cause of mediators being released in the body. The key is to work on aspects that lower the stress. This not "all in u'r head". These ar ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Laser Hair Removal : Generally laser hair removal is safe. Any part of the body can be treated. Darker skin or lighter hair will not work as well. The more contrast bet ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Burn spots: You should return to the person that did the procedure. If they are just red spots they should get better with time. Make sure if they are on exposed ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
You don't: You shouldn't have scars from laser hair removal, talk to your doctor.
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Dr. Stephen Metzinger
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Facial scaring: Dear cat85764: scar treatment is usually multiple modalities ranging from intralesional steroid injection to laser treatment. Depending on type of sca ... Read More
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