A 18-year-old female asked:
when i shave my bikini area it hurts and i get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs) afterwards that hurt as well. when the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. is there anything i can do to prevent this? i use shaving cream w
1 doctor answer
Dr. Norman Levine answered
50 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: You are probably developing folliculitis which is an inflammation of the hair follicles. You may get relief from this problem by using a depilatory cream such as nair or neet. These products work well and are much less apt to cause irritation.
Answered on Nov 3, 2014
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