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A 19-year-old female asked:

My ingrown hairs above t zone have not gone for months, every time i manage to pull out it grows back into ingrown or turns red. please help?

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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Leave it alone: Picking the hair or shaving can make it grow back sharper and curl under the skin. Your doctor will treat you for this and there are various medications that can be used
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
T zone: if the hairs above the t zone continue to ingrown you may consider a spa which does electrolysis to get tid of the follicle

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Last updated Sep 12, 2014

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