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white patches on skin after waxing

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as the ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Simple Care best: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Skin burns: Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubrica ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience Dermatology
Vaseline: The best treatment is Vaseline petroleum jelly applied multiple times per day, to keep the area from drying out. If you notice any evidence of seconda ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Waxing pain: Before you Wax can use products like No Scream Cream which is about 20% Benzocaine to reduce pain from waxing. Consider taking an anti-inflammatory ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Its not bad to use: depiliatory. Laser is great if you can afford it, and you may get prescription for eflornitine that decreases hair growth
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fade Cream: I would go see your dermatologist and get their opinion for a fade cream.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Your wax was too hot: Normal waxing should only pull the hair follicle out, not take the skin with it. If the wax was too hot, it can denude, or exfoliate your skin. This c ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
57 years experience Plastic Surgery
Suggestion: You might try removal creams or shaving. Laser may give longer result.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Won't matter: You will get some irritation regardless.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Dermatology: Many things can cause crusty skin. When due to infection is most commonly superficial fungal infection.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Apple in any form is a good fruit to eat. It is good to remove the peel as it can be affected by chemical sprays!
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