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African American Razor Bump Treatment
I have an extreme case of razor bumps on my vagina. Can you please tell me a treatment or method I can use to get rid of these bumps?
Sitz baths: Put 6 inches of warm water in tub and sit until cool. Do this twice a day. Add Epsom salts as desired. Stop shaving and use a trimmer to prevent this going forward. Read more
Won't help: Acne treatment such as topical benzoyl peroxide, antibiotics, and retinoic acid derivatives won't touch "razor bumps" (pseudofolliculitis barbae). The key is altering your shaving techniques for your special type of hair. Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/razor-bumps-topic-overview. Read more
What's the best way to get rid of dark spots and bumps on your bikini line for the african american skin?
I'm african american and the end of my labia towards my buttocks is pink and one side has bumps. It hurts when I wipe in that area?
See an MD tommrow AM: See your pcp or OB gyn. There are several things which can cause this rash and most of these things will improve much faster if they are seen and treated immediately. To bring up a sore subject, herpes is a possibility, and it is key to treat this with oral meds asap. Skin infection and yeast infection can also both be causes of such a rash and are easily treated. See a doc first thing to. Read more
I am a African American male and was wondering what are these brown bump like things on my upper lip. They don't feel like bumps, not do they irritate?
I believe it is Skin discoloration on the lip. Keep an eye. If they grow like "Bump" you can consult your doctor. Otherwise this is commonly seen in Dark skinned people.
I'm a 26 yr old African American woman. I have a 8 yr old son that sleeps in my bed and his. We have been really itchy lately and getting bumps that get really swollen but let out no puss. I have searched for bed bugs because some of my symptoms point to t
Better technique: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. Read more
Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving.> Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, but when associated with shaving usually is caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving product or friction by clothing. Easing with hypoallergenic moisturizers and using topical antibiotic creams may help it heal faster. Read more
Throw out the razor!: You may need a course of antibiotics yet I suspect you have pseudofolliculitis due to the embedded hair follicles from using a regular razor. You can prevent this by using a pre-shave lotion (barium sulfide, ask your pharmacist) or by tossing the manual razor and using an electric rotary razor. Please see a doctor to assure you do not have a staph infection. Good luck and safe shaving! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I shave my vagina with a razor along with my arm pits and it has dark spots and bumps everywhere what treatment can I use to get rid of it?
Hair reduction: I would suggest you use a different method of hair reduction for these areas. You are having razor burn and you can develop pustules and skin discoloration. Consider laser hair reduction, waxing or other. Keep these areas clean to prevent infection from the little nicks and cuts that are there. Read more
Dermatologist.: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Read more
Razor Bumps: Razor bumps, also called pseudofolliculitis barbae, are small, irritated bumps on the skin. They develop after shaving, when strands of hair curl back on themselves and grow into the skin. Razor bumps cause irritation and pimples. They also may cause scarring. Treatment can be with bump patrol products. Read more
This razor bump won't go away its big, itches, and hurts and won't go away! Been here for weeks. How can I get rid of his?
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