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A 30-year-old female asked:

I got my face wax to remove the hair cause i suffer from poly cystic ovary syndrome now my face is irritated and itching with bumps. what remedies can i do at home or should i see a dermatologist?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Simple skin irritation will often settle down with application of OTC 1/2% Hydrocortizone cream in a very thin layer daily. Thicker applications or using more often can thin the skin. Moisturizers may also help as will soaps you know not to be irritating or drying (I like Dove). If this does not help after a few days discuss it with your doc or derm.
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