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How to get rid of pimples after shaving my dick?

How to get rid of pimples after shaving my dick?

Pimples: For pimples in sensitive areas there is prescription ziana or acanya. There are otc productive like proactive but this may be very irritating. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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After shaving my face sometimes pimples appear from the hair pores. And they leave marks. How to get rid of the pimple marks. ?

After shaving my face sometimes pimples appear from the hair pores. And they leave marks. How to get rid of the pimple marks.
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It is important: to wear sunscreen everyday. Those red marks can turn dark due to sun exposure. Also there are antiredness creams from Eucerin that help, and i suggest using a shaving gel with some benzoyl peroxide. Remember to shave in the direction of the hair growth to reduce razor bumps ...Read more

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I notice pimple like in the outer part of my vagina after 5 days of shaving,how can i get rid of this?what antibiotic do i have to take?

Ingrown hair: This could be a pimple from an ingrown hair or blocked hair follicle in your vaginal area. You can apply warm compresses (as hot as you can stand for a while) about 3 times a day, and apply an OTC antibiotic cream such as polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or neosporin. If it does not get better in a week, see your doctor. ...Read more

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After shaving under my arms, the skin goes dark, like I haven't shaved it and parts of it turn red. I get pimples there too. What can I do about it?

After shaving under my arms, the skin goes dark, like I haven't shaved it and parts of it turn red. I get pimples there too. What can I do about it?

Dermatologist: Make sure you are shaving with a fresh razor. The skin could be getting irritated or infection in the hair follicles. Instead of shaving you could consider laser hair removal, waxing, or chemical depilatory instead...though you may have similar irritation. Also consider seeing a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment of dermatitis caused by shaving. ...Read more

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When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs) afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs)  afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

Shaving tips: 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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When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs) afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

When I shave my bikini area it hurts and I get red bumps (some are pimple like and/or ingrown hairs)  afterwards that hurt as well. When the hair is growing back it's discomforting as well. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? I use shaving cream w

Folliculitis: You are probably developing folliculitis which is an inflammation of the hair follicles. You may get relief from this problem by using a depilatory cream such as nair or neet. These products work well and are much less apt to cause irritation. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more