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Bumps On Bikini Area
Please help can you recommend a lotion that you know it actually works that get rid of plucking/ razer bump please? Bikini area very self conscious
Cocoa Butter: This is an old fashion remedy but really works good. Many lotions today contain cocoa butter within their formulas. However simple cocoa butter works great too. ...Read more
Are they infected?: If not infected and just ingrown hairs - may not have an effect. ...Read more
How effective is the usage of benzamycin or cleocin-t in removing razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?
Are they infected?: 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
I have had pus-filled bumps on my bikini area for about 3 weeks. My dr. Said it is folliculitis but it has not gone away. Is this normal?
Is there some sort of lotion or something to get rid of bumps bikini area after shaving/plucking? Can't wear a bikini bottom it's embarrassing
I have a bump on my bikini area that is red and hard that goes away and comes back. This time it has a white head on it that hurts. What could it be?
Razor bumps: 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
Razor bumps: 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
What lotion can I use that actually helps wit razor bumps bikini area & blemishes on the body caused from spots & sun exposer? Please help
For razor bumps, use an after-shave lotion, let it dry and place a small amount of baby powder over it.
For "sunspots", wear sunscreen to prevent worsening. Also, check to ensure it isn't tinea versicolor, a fungal skin infection often noticeable after being in warmth. Tinea will improve with anti fungals like selsun blue.
True sunspots will often improve by using a hydroquinone lotion. ...Read more
I have bumps in my bikini area. They aren't red. But they resemble razor burn. What should I look for to know if its razor burn or something worse?
Keep clean: If you weren't sick and there are no open sores and this is first time probably razor burn. Keep clean with soap and water and after you shave clean very good with soap and water. Tiny nicks get into skin, allowing bacteria to enter the follicle right where your underwear is, use a clean razor, use a little alcohol over the area after, good luck. ...Read more
I have a pimple like bump in my bikini area. Ob said pimple but culture in case. Can herpes look like a bump then pimple then bump then little in24hrs?
I have some bumps from my bikini area to my anal area. They did bust and were filled with pus and blood. Folliculitis or herpes?
6 months now I have bumps on my bikini area they don't hurt and are small. Just recently I have swollen tonsils and a cough for a month related or not?
Not likely: I doubt that bikini lines bumps would be related to the other symptoms you mention. Schedule a visit for an exam. ...Read more
Can you please recommend lotion or something that's meant to get rid of razer or waxing pimples/bumps on the bikini area?
Hello, I have a bump that hurts on my bikini area. It looks like a bruise. I have had it a few days. What could it be?
Insufficient info: It is difficult to say what it may be without examining the lesion. It may be a bruise, and it is one it should resolve 10-14 days though it may leave slight discoloration. If it has not resolved and is painful, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a big painful bump on my inner thigh bikini area, it's like hard ish at the bottom but then at the top it's red and squishy. I shave every week?
Folliculitis: If the bump is in an area where you shave, it is most likely an infected hair follicle, folliculitis. Try using a hot compress on the area to reduce the inflammation and it will go away with time. Taking Advil (ibuprofen) would help pain. Avoid shaving. Consider getting tested for STDs. ...Read more
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
Got bad razor bumps & razor burn on my bikini area will tend skin product help get rid of them? Please help really conscious
Apply corticosteroid cream to your razor bumps to reduce the redness and swelling fast. Corticosteroid cream is mild and can help you quickly. Also try using benzoyl peroxide on your razor bumps. Using a benzoyl peroxide ointment with at least 2.5 percent benzoyl peroxide can reduce the bumps and prevent any kind of rash from forming.
Shaving: If they are not "razor bumps" your DR needs to have a look. ...Read more
Yes: Razor bumps will usually go away when you stop shaving. There are a few things you can do to prevent them in the future. Shave in the shower so the heat can soften the hair, and use a shaving gel. Always use a brand new razor, and shave in the direction that your hair grows. Moisturize after shaving. Instead of shaving, you can also use a depilatory not more than once a week. ...Read more
I shaved my bikini area and I saw I started to bleed, later I woke up with bumps that hurt and they don't look like ingrowns, what could it be?
Your skin is: Irritated and the bumps are the bases of the hair follicles that become prominent after shaving. Try applying vitamin a ; d and aloe vera cream. May your skin be smooth ; luster once more! Http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/skin-care/beauty/5-tips-for-smoother-skin. Htm. Http://everydaylife. Globalpost. Com/rid-irritation-shaving-23477.html. ...Read more
I have a pea sized bump on the right side of my pelvic area, about where your bikini line would be. It doesn't really hurt, but should I be worried?
Pump: I think it is reasonable to have your doctor look at it. Good luck ...Read more
Random itching started today, on neck, parts of face, bikini area, and underarms. Very consistent, I feel 1 bump on my neck.?
Could it be a poison-ivy-like - rash?
Usually blistered and red and blotchy and not symmetrical. ...Read more
I have a bump in the crease of my leg In my bikini area. Very painful. I've applied hot soapy rags took a hot bath and it hasn't helped.
HIRADENITIS: It may be HIRADENITIS Supporitiva, a type of folliculitis is that can occur in the groin or armpit region. You need to be examined to make sure it is not an enlarged lymph node. Also lab work and potentially an ultrasound of the area. Your doctor may prescribe both topical and oral antibiotics. If it doesn't resolve referral to a surgeon maybe needed. ...Read more
How come every time I have sex with this certain guy I get a big painful bump filled with puss in my bikini area, and I didn't shave so it's not that?
Can cocoa butter lotion get rid off razor bumps on the bikini line? Especially if I'm a regular shaver & plucker in that area?
May make it worse: Cocoa butter lotion is made from the cacao plant, and not the coconut oil. So, cocoa butter has moisturizing properties more than antiseptic properties. Raw coconut oil has antibacterial, antiviral, and moisturizing properties too. The lotion may be too thick to put on your bumps, and using something like aloe vera would be more suitable than either cocoa butter or coconut. Use something gentle. ...Read more
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