A 40-year-old member asked:
What are some tips to avoid ingrown hairs while shaving?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Avoid goosebumps: Avoid shaving goose bumps. If you get ingrown hairs often try initially shaving with the grain of the hair and then against it.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
How can I stop ingrown hairs after shaving?
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Bariatrics 57 years experience
You can not: Though hygienic measures are your best thing. Temporarily apply olive oil or coconut oil after shaving.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What to do about ingrown hairs months after shaving down there?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 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 medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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