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Bumps After 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ingrown hairs: is a possibilityGet a more detailed answer ›
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, developed bump on mons pubis that grew bigger and sometimes drained. It has been 3 months. What is it?
Husband has five bumps/sores/bug bites on his pubic area. What is it? No dischage. Wife ichy after Brazilian wax, but no sores or whatever it is
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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