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A 22-year-old female asked:

I get ingrown hairs on my upper leg/thigh, most of the time the become infected and hurt very much. what should i do and are there any treatments?

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Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 36 years experience
Laser: If you have chronic infections, laser hair removal would keep the hairs from regrowing and stop the infections. Oral and topical antibiotics help temporarily.
Last updated Jul 25, 2013

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