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Constantly getting ingrown hairs on underarms even though i tweeze them, not shave or anything. help! ?

Constantly getting ingrown hairs on underarms even though i tweeze them, not shave or anything. help! ?

Friction: with movement of the arm back and forth can cause ingrown hairs, whether shaved or tweezed. It is also possible that you are getting recurrent infections or even blocked sweat glands, called hydradenitis. Start with giving the shaving and tweezing a break & let the hair grow. Powder to absorb moisture. If you still get infected hairs, see your doctor for further assessment and possible antibiotic. ...Read more

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

Our hair follicles are meant to erupt and to grow straight out of the skin. Often, a hair may turn into the channel out of which it should grow, and penetrates the skin, causing swelling and irritation. This may happen because of blockage or with very curly hair. These are not always a problem unless the hair does not erupt and then possibly leads to infection ...Read more


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I constantly get ingrown hairs in my crotch area. What's the best way to avoid this?

I constantly get ingrown hairs in my crotch area. What's the best way to avoid this?

Hair removal techniq: If any hair removal techniques are used in the area, they could increase the likelihood of ingrown hairs. I'd probably have you try a topical antibiotic like 1% Clindamycin gel (prescription product), used immediately after hair removal and twice a day until the problem clears up. As needed after that. ...Read more

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My bff has constant inffected pimple ingrown hair on parts of her body that she cant stop from comming back she is good about hygiene and oils and dir?

My bff has constant inffected pimple ingrown hair on parts of her body that she cant stop from comming back she is good about hygiene and oils and dir?

INFECTED PIMPLE: I CANNOT SEE OR FEEL THIS PIMPLE. PLEASE SEE YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR WHO MIGHT REFER YOU TO A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK ...Read more

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I am concerned about my bad habit. I am constantly pulling my ingrown mole hair? Is this dangerous to my health?

I am concerned about my bad habit. I am constantly pulling my ingrown mole hair? Is this dangerous to my health?

Excision: The easiest way to solve the problem is to excise the lesion ...It will put and end to you dilema ...Read more

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My husband is 27 and his nipples are constantly hurting and are red. There is no secretion or ingrown hair or anything what is it because of?

My husband is 27 and his nipples are constantly hurting and  are red. There is no secretion or ingrown hair or anything what is it because of?

Nipple pain: There are a wide variety of conditions which may result in inflamed and painful nipples. Most of the times, these conditions are benign such as hormone imbalances, weight gain, hypothyroidism, irritant/allergic contact dermatitis amongst others. One always wants to keep malignancy in mind as Pagets Disease of the breast may also be present, usually unilateral. He should visit his doctor for eval. ...Read more

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I keep getting ingrown hair folice ?

Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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What do I do to remove my ingrown hair?

A doctor can: A doctor makes a little nick in the skin and removes the offending hair. ...Read more

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How can I stop ingrown hairs after shaving?

You can not: Though hygienic measures are your best thing. Temporarily apply olive oil or coconut oil after shaving. ...Read more

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Need to know how do I treat an ingrown hair?

Need to know how do I treat an ingrown hair?

Extract and cleanse: Wash face often with good cleser. Be sure to use a good wash cloth for this process. Use good light and mirror. Good pair of tweezers extract the twisted hair and cleanse repeat the process. ...Read more