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Doctor insights on: Electric Shaver Razor Burn

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How to treat a razor burn?

How to treat a razor burn?

Razor burn: 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. Consider > ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent razor burn?

What can I do to prevent razor burn?

Razor Burn Prevent: 1. Start with a high quality, sharp razor and change it out frequently. 2. Warm face with water to open pores and soften beard. 3. Use a lubricant or cream and leave on for at least 60-90 sec before shaving. 4. Drag the razor lightly over the face, do not push! 5. Keep the razor in contact with face versus lifting up after a stroke. 6. Apply lotion or hydrocortisone. Or, grow a beard! ...Read more

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How long does razor burn / bumps last?

How long does razor burn / bumps last?

Depends: Depending on how bad the razor burn is, it could take a day to a few days. You can put aloe or other creams/lotions to help alleviate the discomfort. Remember to do precautions to avoid razor burns such as warm water, shave in direction of hair, and after shave. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to rid of razor burn?

Can you tell me how to rid of  razor burn?

Razor burn: 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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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

Red bumps: I recommend letting your doctor look at it, to treat any possible infection. ...Read more

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What, if anything, can you do to prevent razor burn?

What, if anything, can you do to prevent razor burn?

Prevent razor burn: Wash area with hot soapy water; rinse with hot water (helps soften hairs and removes dead skin cells); use razor with sharp blades (dull blades drag & irritate); lubricate area with shaving gel/foam to help razor glide; rinse thoroughly with warm water, then cool/cold to soothe skin; apply aloe vera gel (cools and helps heal razor irritation). ...Read more

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Is it possible for inside razor burn to cause vaginal burning?

Is it possible for inside razor burn to cause vaginal burning?

Oh gosh!: Did you try to shave the interior of your vagina? This could easily damage the sensitive vaginal tissues. Trying to shave the interior of the vagina could cause burning. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between razor burn and herpes?

How can you tell the difference between razor burn and herpes?

Razor Burn & Herpes: Razor burns are initially caused by the act of hair being pushed back into the follicle during the process of shaving. As a result, the follicles become inflamed and the skin turns red - may develop an ingrown hair and/or larger bumps. Herpes, however, forms small painful blisters. They usually appear as small fluid-filled painful blisters on the skin and mucous membrane of the body. ...Read more

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What are best remedies for razor burn? And how to prevent it?

What are best remedies for razor burn? And how to prevent it?

Cut gently: Razor burn is from excessive irritation of the skin when shaving. If you have very tough hair, wet the face with water or shaving cream before shaving but avoiding cutting too closely. Another option would be using an electric razor which can do the job. ...Read more