A 30-year-old female asked:
How can i get rid of a severe and infected (also very painful) ingrown hair on the back of my leg, close to my butt?
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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Soaks and get help: If it is an infected ingrown hair or an infected cyst(more likely), you should see a surgeon who will place you on antibiotics and then lance or remove when ready . Meanwhile place warm soaks to the area; but do get checked!
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Last updated Oct 2, 2015
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