Doctor insights on:
Best Way To Treat An Ingrown Hair
Pull it: That's the simplest way.Get a more detailed answer ›
Popped ingrown hair. mark is now red and has a hole. best way to heal it? Its between my eyebrows.
What's the best way to remove an ingrown hair on my neck? Crusty skin keeps growing on top of it, and picking away at it is just making it worse.
Ingrown hairs: Wikipedia has a very nice illustrated set of treatment steps at: http://www.Wikihow.Com/remove-an-ingrown-hair . Usually ingrown hairs are not difficult to treat and will go away on their own if left alone. From the difficulties you are describing i would be suspicious that something else might be going on, either an infection needing antibiotics, or something like a skin cancer. ...Read more
Extract and cleanse:
Wash face often with good cleser.
Be sure to use a good wash cloth for this process.
Use good light and mirror.
Good pair of tweezers
extract the twisted hair and cleanse
repeat the process. ...Read more
Antibiotic: Sometimes the infection resolves if drainage is complete. To be sure, physician needs to examine it. Antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
Shaving issues...: Shaving might cause problems in some people which include ingrown hairs, inflammation, infections. My recommendation is to probably use alternative ways to get rid of the hair if the problem is recurrent. You might need to see a Dermatologist and consider permanent hair removal treatment. ...Read more
Removal: Irritation and constant irritations.Get a more detailed answer ›
If the hair is still there, it could be removed with a minor surgical procedure. The resulting biopsy specimen could be checked for malignancy. If its gone, the residual pigmented spot could be removed/biopsied, or perhaps treated with one of the skin bleaching agents you can find advertised on the internet. Any residual pigmented lesion is a little worrisome; check with doctor. ...Read more
What is the best thing to do with an ingrown hair after the hair is removed and there is a hard clump under the skin?
DoNotMicroDitch-Dig: I'd probably have a drink then go see"The Revenant," but in your case I'd think about how it was removed & whether there's a "remenant" in there still growing or maybe an irritant like residual sebum or epidermal debris.But I wouldn't go digging at it.I'd wait a couple of weeks & if still there I'd have a drink,go see"The Revenant" than go see a dermatologist,thankful I'm not an 1830's fur trapper ...Read more
I have a lump under my skin in my panty line area. About 2 months ago it appeared and i thought ingrown hair. Treated it as such. Not hurting anymore.
Lymph node: Or cyst. If it is resolved than do not worry. ...Read more
I have an ingrown hair on my groin that's turned into a deep hole. Culture says it's not infected but how do I treat the hole so it can close?
Good skin care: Sounds like you had an abscess! the skin is a miraculous organ. As long as you have normal functioning immune system the body will repair the "hole" over time. Make sure you keep the area clean and dry as possible. Depending on the type of wound you have your dr may have suggested a dry dressing or other dressing to promote healing. ...Read more
When I go get checked for herpes am I better off shaving? I usually do and I also think It might be an ingrown hair, what's best for the doctor?
Leave it be: Go as you are. The doctor is trained to examine and diagnose. ...Read more
How do I treat the wound from ingrown hair so that it will not recur? There seems to be an infection because the area where hair is supposed to grow is swollen first and has pus with blood
I have a large bump on my anus. It's sore and has a black dot on it. Is this an ingrown hair and if so, what is the best treatment?
Small red bumps on my stomach won't go away. Ingrown hair maybe? How can I treat this? Thank you.
On line consultation: Would like to help but it's not possible to diagnose your rash without seeing it.You can have an online consultation on Health Tap where you can upload photos of the rash. They should be in sharp focus and include several closeups as well. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had ingrown hair between my labia and the inner fold of my leg that turned into a boil. It burst and drained. Now there is a hole there. How should I treat it? Should i put neoporin in it or will it heal on it's own. Have you ever heard of this?
Treatment: Simple cleansing with soap and water followed by a topical otc antibiotic ointment at least twice a day should help healing. If it worsens, oral antibiotics can help. Ingrown hairs may be the source so if this becomes a recurrent problem, consider laser hair removal. This is possible if the hair has some pigment to it. ...Read more
I yanked out a few nose hairs yesterday with fingers now my left nostril feels sore & tender. Not sure ingrown hair, pimple or trauma. How to treat it?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Can a wart on my finger being treated with medication transfer to my outer vagina via an ingrown hair?
Probably: Yes, as long as the wart on your finger is still present, it's potentially contagious and spreadable to almost any other area of your skin, regardless of an ingrown hair or not. Continue with the treatment on the finger and consider wearing a bandaid over it. ...Read more
Ingrown hair on the top of my testicles at the base of the penis shaft, it had gotten infected but treated it's been amonth but there is still a lump ?
Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more