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A 39-year-old member asked:

How to get rid of red itchy big red bumps from waxing?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stop: Warm compresses but sto waxing for now.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Topical prescription cortisone like Ultavate or Clobetasol are helpful for this condition
Apr 29, 2014
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Waxing bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

How to get rid of little red bumps after waxing?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Waxing bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What should be done to get rid of the red bumps on my butt?

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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Usually sweat glands: Pimle like spots on the butt are typically inflammed sweat glands similar to acne. Drink more water, clothing that is not to tight and may apply triple antibiotics.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How can you get rid of the red bumps from shaving?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Stop shaving: It sounds as if you are developing a condition called pseudofolliculitis barbae which is inflammation of the hail follicle caused by shaving too close. Give then a rest for a week or two, then don't shave as close.

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Last updated May 24, 2015

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