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What can I do to remove the big pores on my legs? Big pores with brown color and hair growing inside the skin

What can I do to remove the big pores on my legs? Big pores with brown color and hair growing inside the skin

Laser: Laser treatement is possible. It costs a lot of money though and you have to pay cash. See if a dermatologist can do it via insurance, but not sure if you can. ...Read more

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I have dry skin and i get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as i shave.. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

I have dry skin and i get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as i shave.. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

Pimples: The pimples sound like you are getting folliculitis when you are shaving. There are various different methods you can use in shaving your pubic area. One method would be waxing or the use of an electric shaver. ...Read more

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How do I make pores on my legs less visible?

How do I make pores on my legs less visible?

Pores: There really is no medical way to make your pores less visible other than using make up to conceal. If the pores show up as red bumps then you might have another condition called keratosis pilaris that is inherited. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Folliculitis: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness and irritation. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving can help reduce this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

Maybe shaving?: Some people do have darkening of the hair follicles following repeated shaving. Frequent, close-shaving causes minor trauma to the hair follicles and some folks can be sensitive to this, hence getting darker pores/follicles. If you stop shaving for an extended period of time, likely it will improve. Laser treatment /hair removal may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was born with these large raised pores on my legs. Is there a name for it?

Need more info: Where are the pores? If on your thighs, could be keratosis pilaris if at top of your butt crack, could be pilonidal cysts. More info will help. ...Read more

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Clogged pore on leg not caused by shaving or acne. ?

Clogged pore on leg not caused by shaving or acne. ?

Dilated Pore : A dilated pore is a condition in which a small skin tumor forms within a hair follicle. Dermatologists often call the resulting bump an open comedo, although a dilated pore does not have the exact same cause as acne blemishes from excess sebum. This skin problem is also frequently called a dilated pore of winer, . ...Read more

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Hey I have little black dots all over my legs after shaving. Like large pores? I'm a light brown african american woman. How can I have nice legs?

As above: Since u r a woman and u want always to look good i advise u to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Okay, so I just changed my soap from Dove to a natural honey and oat soap. I noticed I have some random bumps (possibly irriataed pores?) on my leg.

Okay, so I just changed my soap from Dove to a natural honey and oat soap. I noticed I have some random bumps (possibly irriataed pores?) on my leg.

Folliculitis : Well, the idea of putting honey the soap is interesting but I'm wondering if that would result in the soap having some degree of sugar in it. If so, I could conceive the possibility that putting sugar on your skin might predispose towards irritation/inflammation of the hair follicle = folliculitis. Try switching back to Dove and see what happens. ...Read more

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I have a white dotted pigment on my legs, is to due to pore blood flow or??

I have a white dotted pigment on my legs, is to due to pore blood flow or??

Pityriasis alba : Pityriasis alba is characterized by patches of hypopigmentation, usually distributed on the face, neck, upper trunk, and proximal extremities. The lesions range from 0.5 to 5 cm in diameter, with well-defined but somewhat irregular borders, and fine scale. They usually are asymptomatic but may be pruritic. Usually accentuated by tanning. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark pores and ingrown hairs on legs after shaving ?

How to get rid of dark pores and ingrown hairs on legs after shaving ?

shaving legs: Shaving is one of the main causes of rashes on the legs. The main problem is that multiple blades in each razor cut the skin as well as the hairs. Use an electric razor a while and just see if it doesn't get better, and if not, see a dermatologist! ...Read more