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A 38-year-old female asked:

Pinched an ingrown hair in crease of groin 5 weeks ago.swelling gone down but not gone away.i think ingrown hair is still in there. how long till gone?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Variable: Such lesions take variable amount of time to heal. If it is getting better, even if slowly, let it take its course. You may apply an antibiotic ointment, available over the counter, to control any infection. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.
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