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what do i do about ingrown hairs, fibroids and adhesions?

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Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
An Evaluation: If by fibroid, you mean a thick scar (cheloid) see a dermatologist.
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Surgery : There is a surgical solution for all of those. Good luck.

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Increase risk: Fibroids most commonly do not affect pregnancy. However if they are large or on the inside lining of the uterus, they can cause complications such as miscarriage, preterm labor and preterm birth. Sometimes they increase the likelihood of a cesarean section.
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Is it safe to use chemical hair removers while i'm pregnant?

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Yes: Watch out though...Your skin may be more sensitive during prenancy.
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Is it normal to have problems with my hair while I am pregnant?

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Does a pimple or ingrown hair cause infection?

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Pediatrics 50 years experience
They can be : The pimple (acne?) or ingrown hair can get infected, but don't cause infection. Organisms such as bacteria, viruses, yeasts, or parasites cause infection.

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