A member asked:

Can major stress cause ingrown hair? never got ingrown hairs after shaving but for the last year ive been under such mental stress/worry and now i have the problem i can shave without getting ingrown hair. what can help and can stress cause this?

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Dr. Clarence Grim answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

I cannot think of a way stress could cause ingrown hairs. But best to consult with a dermatologist and maybe have a hair biopsy to see what is going on,

Answered Jun 22, 2022



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