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What to do about in grown hairs

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is serious: I am very concerned that you have more than common acne. I can think of about a dozen inflammatory dermatological diseases that need to be ruled in or ... Read More
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A 40-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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Niazi
38 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Laser/Light therapy: Unsightly ingrown hair scars are usually related to the darkened color of tissues at the site and some treatments like plucking may induce further in ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Pop it: When the pus comes out, it will feel better and heal. Where is it? How large?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Hard yo day without seeing the area, but this sounds like an ingrown hair. Let the area grow out for a little while between shaving to reduced the dev ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bumps: Could be folliculitis usually caused by a bacterial infection.
A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
An : An ingrown hair is possible and nothing to worry about really, however the fact that you have a bump on your testicle regardless of the cause needs to ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Foliculitis: Irritation around hair follicles
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected: sounds like your ingrown hairs are infected and you may need abx. Sore, hard, pus=infection
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Lymph node: Or cyst. If it is resolved than do not worry.

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