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How to get rid of little red bumps after waxing?

How to get rid of little red bumps after waxing?

Waxing bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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I'm itching and red bumps after Brazilian waxing?

I'm itching and red bumps after Brazilian waxing?

Brazilian waxing: This waxing problem is very common and it is probably a folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) due to plugging up of these follicles. Warm compresses to the area 3 or 4 times daily followed by the application of an antibiotic ointment like neosporin. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. You may need an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get whiteheads and bumps after a firstbrazilian wax?

No, yes: It is common to get bumps but not whiteheads. Whiteheads indicate a possible infection. Make sure the aesthetician uses antiseptic and a moisturizing lotion after waxing and that you continue to use an antiseptic type solution afterwards for a day or two. ...Read more

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After waxing I have some kinds of bump on my leg not red but black after a few weeks what bump is that?

After waxing I have some kinds of bump on my leg not red but black after a few weeks what bump is that?

Bruise?: Sounds consistent with bruising. Waxing is traumatic and could result in capillary disruption in the dermis. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. After waxing I have these bumps all over my legs?

Need expert advice. After waxing I have these bumps all over my legs?

Waxing: 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

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I was trying to wax my lip & I guess I waxed part of my lip. Now I have bumps that will not go away. What should I do?

I was trying to wax my lip & I guess I waxed part of my lip. Now I have bumps that will not go away. What should I do?

Skin reaction: Sounds like you could have a reaction to the wax or caused an abrasion or sore of the area. Avoid placing any more wax on the area. Keep the skin clean with warm soap and water. If there is itching, you can use a little bit of OTC hydrocortisone to help decrease the itching as well as likely decrease the bumps. If a sore has developed, dry Neosporin to help heal. Let me know if things worsen. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red bumps from waxing pubic area?

Carefully: A shave (following the direction of hair growth) prior to waxing may help. ...Read more

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Itching and scabby bumps with no fluid on vagina after Brazilian wax. What is this?

Itching and scabby bumps with no fluid on vagina after Brazilian wax. What is this?

Foliculitis: Inflammation in and around the hair follicles. It should get better in a few days to weeks. It is often worse if you shave too close. ...Read more

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Whenever I try to remove my pubic hair by shaving or waxing it grows back as a plain red bump with a hair coming out of it. What is it? (female)

Whenever I try to remove my pubic hair by shaving or waxing it grows back as a plain red bump with a hair coming out of it. What is it? (female)

Hair Can Be In-Groan: That's a fairly common problem. The hair follicles get irritated and/or clogged. In your case the hair powers through but often they get stuck and become "ingrown, " wandering around under the skin in that area causing a lot of havoc. Some might even get infected. So you may have to let this all settle down. Let the hair grow, then consult someone to figure out how to remove the hair effectively. ...Read more

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I needed to know what would be the best non steuroidal medication for pimple and acne on face also I got pimple like bumps by waxing face what to do?

I needed to know what would be the best non steuroidal medication for pimple and acne on face also I got pimple like bumps by waxing face what to do?

See Below: Please consult the site given below for effective home remedies. You may need to try more than one to see what works for you. Wish you good health. Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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A smooth smller than a pea bump where? Left mon pubis no itch, burn, pain I prick with pin, blood and whitish wax substance seen is it herp or mulluscum

A smooth smller than a pea bump where? Left mon pubis no itch, burn, pain I prick with pin, blood and whitish wax substance seen is it herp or mulluscum

Probably neither: A little bump in the skin, close to the surface, that contains a "whitish wax substance" probably is a trapped collection of skin oils and dead skin cells, that could not make it to the surface (did not have an open skin pore or follicle to get out). Neither herpes skin lesions, nor molluscum bumps, contain a "whitish wax" material. ...Read more

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Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

Bumps ok bikini line and genital area after Brazilian wax?

Folliculitis: Likely you have a slight inflammation of the hair follicles the area after a waxing si traumatized and you lose some epidermis as well. Keep the area clean and use warm soaks. If it gets warm, tender, red or pus then see a physician to make sure there isn't a cellulitis or infection of the open skin ...Read more

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My legs full of red dots it used to be red bumps but since I started scrubbing & moisturizing & waxing it becomes softer but still has those dots?

My legs full of red dots it used to be red bumps but since I started scrubbing & moisturizing & waxing it becomes softer but still has those dots?

Keratosis pilaris: This is a normal condition which gets better with time. A dermatologist can prescribe a cream that may help. ...Read more