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White ingrown hair

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
A doctor can: A doctor makes a little nick in the skin and removes the offending hair.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Extract and cleanse: Wash face often with good cleser. Be sure to use a good wash cloth for this process. Use good light and mirror. Good pair of tweezers extract the ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
I don't recommend pulling out the ingrown hair or disturbing the black mark. If there's redness or some pus, apply warm compresses, pat dry & appl... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Shaving issues...: Shaving might cause problems in some people which include ingrown hairs, inflammation, infections. My recommendation is to probably use alternative wa... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Comedone: This is probably a comedone ( blackhead ) which is basically a skin pore clogged with dried oils . The hole usually means that the pore has been clogg... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
If it is oozing: If you have an abscess get the hair pulled and drain the pus. Your doctor will perform an incision and drainage (i and d) if need be. You may be inf... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
Podiatry 39 years experience
Remove the hair: Clean area, lance bump, with tweezer-remove the hair. Apply betadine or triple antibiotic cream, until healed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Destroy the hair: Electrolysis or laser will do it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Single vs cluster: Usually an ingrown hair is an isolated occurrence, while most often, herpes produces several vesicles. The appearance of the lesions also sometimes ca... Read More
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