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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash: If its red and scaly ( irritant dermatitis ) usually a dermatologist would prescribe a Hydrocortisone cream for several days . If there are pimples ( folliculitis ) an antibacterial ointment may help . See a dermatologist for treatment and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is getting a bikini wax safer than shaving?

Is getting a bikini wax safer than shaving?

No.: Waxing is essentially wholesale plucking, so it's no different than shaving from a safety perspective, it just lasts longer. ...Read more

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What is supposed to be waxed in a bikini wax?

What is supposed to be waxed in a bikini wax?

Bikini Wax: Bikini waxing is hair removal below the belly button and in the bikini area. A standard bikini wax incorporates the following steps: first the waxing area is cleaned and talcum powder is applied to the skin. Warm wax is then applied to the area. Thin strips of cloth are pbikini laced on top of the wax. As the wax cools, the strips are ripped away from the skin in a fast manner. Stray hairs tweezed. ...Read more

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How long does hair need to be for a bikini wax and is it safe to do repeatedly?

Long enough...: ...For the wax to adhere to the hair shafts - which isn't very long - but the longer it is, the more hairs will be removed. Yes, it is safe to do repeatedly - but if you have a lot of hair and expect to be doing it frequently, consider going to a dermatologist (not a spa!) for laser hair removal, which is more or less permanent, and cheaper in the long run. ...Read more

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Brazilian wax vs bikini wax? Which is better?

Depends: It truly depends on how you are feeling and what you want to do. A bikini wax removes the hair around your bikini line, while a brazilian wax removes all the hair. ...Read more

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How can one ease the pain of a Brazilian bikini wax?

Traumeel: Consider smoothing on traumeel ( a product made from herbals - comes from germany where herbs are used as medicines.). ...Read more

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Will getting drunk before a bikini wax keep the pain down?

Will getting drunk before a bikini wax keep the pain down?

Probably: But not necessarily. Would strongly advise against it. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more