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Facial Hair Ingrown
I suffer from sever facial hair. Ingrown aswell. Can i take medication as well as laser trtreatment.
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
Remove hair: Hi Louis472 If the hair is still there, it could be removed with a minor surgical procedure. The resulting biopsy specimen could be checked for malignancy. If its gone, the residual pigmented spot could be removed/biopsied, or perhaps treated with one of the skin bleaching agents you can find advertised on the internet. Any residual pigmented lesion is a little worrisome; check with doctor. ...Read more
Ingrown hair and once i removed it my face and lip are swollen ice gets it to go down but it comes back there a mass above the area what can I do?
I have a pimple under the skin on my cheek. I don't shave my face so i don't think it's an ingrown hair. How do I get rid of it naturally?
Ingrown hair/side face 2 weeks. 2 day ago try to dig it out. Now extremely swollen red painful. Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) topical sauve, peroxide. Cont this or see er?
Get help: This sounds like you may have created an infection in the area and a call to your doctor or perhaps a simple visit will save you an er trip. If it is extremely swollen and very painful may want to seek an urgent care or er to avoid cellulitis which is a very serious infection. ...Read more
I have what I believe is an ingrown hair, it is on my face just under my jaw bone. when I went to pop it, it popped what felt like under my skin?
Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more
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