A 33-year-old male asked:
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i recently had my back waxed for the first time and have come out in spots, i was aware that a rash of red spots was possible especially after waxing ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Expected: First the hot wax does irritate the skin, pulling out the hair leaves a red spot for every hair pulled. The redness and inflammation should subside in a few days.
Answered on May 27, 2016

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