A 30-year-old member asked:
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how can i get rid of red bumps from waxing pubic area?

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Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Carefully: A shave(following the direction of hair growth) prior to waxing may help.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Waxing bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics.
Answered on May 24, 2015

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