A 23-year-old male asked:
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i have much red points on my arms and chest in evry points is a ingrown hair. how can i remove it?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: You may have inflammation and bacteria in the hair follicles (folliculitis ). This is common and treated with antibacterial washes such as benzoyl peroxide or topical /oral antibiotics prescribed by a dermatologist.
Answered on Apr 13, 2013

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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OK: OK to let it grow, hoping the inflammation will subside. OK to pull it out, but the hair growing back might get trapped again inside skin.

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