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After Shave Bumps
What can I do to make my after shave bumps between my thighs on my thighs go away? Before 4th of july!
Razor bumps : Try shaving in the morning and apply shaving gel with extra moisturizer. If you tend to have dry skin, you need to apply moisturizer cream/ lotion every night. You have to let your skin heal first before doing any of the above . Our skin needs to be cleansed, moisturized, protected from sun damage and hydrated too! ...Read more
Can I use a neutrogena acne pads after shaving my head as a hair bump preventer instead of using an actually After shave preventer. For ex (bump patrl?
Stick with soothing: My guess is that the acne pads wouldn't work as well. It seems that shea butter and tea tree oil are the ingredients that contribute to soothing the hair follicles and skin in the After Shave and Bump Preventer (which is really interesting...have never heard of such a thing!). Neutrogena acne pads are intentionally more drying containing alcohol and salicylic acid. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have these bumps around my pubic area. They aren't shave bumps, rather new and I don't know what they're from.
Bumps: If you shave pubis may be from ingrown hairs.like pseudofolliculitis berberi if red or inflammed may be folliculitis that needs antibitoics. Would avoid shaving for 1-2 weeks , wash 2 x a day , try mupirocin topical. May be skin tags, cysts or warts. f/u w/ derm http://www.aocd.org/?page=PseudofolliculitisB DO NOT use NEET/NAIR SURGEX, MAGIC SHAVE products in the pubic area can burn ...Read more
Shave 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
Let them heal: When you pick at these bumps they develop tiny wounds that become hyperpigmented and look dark. A lot of c=acne does this. First stop picking them. Second use a good daily cleanser preferably one with glycolic acid 5-10% that will help exfoliate the tissues. If no change add a pigment tonr like hydroquinone but see a dermatologist at that point. If you leave them alone in the future you will be of ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and I have been noticing that I have scale like rashes growing mainly on my arms and legs similar to dry razor shave bumps...Why?
It may: This may or may not help. A good product to try is redness relief by skinmedica. ...Read more
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