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Bunp in middle back like in grown hair?

Bunp in middle back like in grown hair?

Wait two weeks: Your description is limited but your concern tells the story. If this has not disappeared or is not obviously healing up after two weeks (which may be already), a physician should look at it on the possibility that it is a tumor that needs to come off. ...Read more

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What should I do if I shave and get a in-grown hair?

What should I do if I shave and get a in-grown hair?

Don't shave: Take a break from shaving over that area. You may be able to use a tweezers to remove the hair. You can try switching to an electric shaver which is far less likely to cause an ingrown hair. ...Read more

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Is there a cream for chronic in grown hair?

Is there a cream for chronic in grown hair?

In grown hair: Sounds like you have folliculitis. There are some treatments. Go see your fp or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat and in grown hair along my bikini line?

What can I do to treat and in grown hair along my bikini line?

Warm compresses: Don't pick at it. Use warm compresses several times a day for a few minutes ...Read more

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I have an in grown hair in between my thighs and the pain is awful. I have no health insurance and want to know of any home remedies?

I have an in grown hair in between my thighs and the pain is awful. I have no health insurance and want to know of any home remedies?

Try this: You can try soaking the area in warm water 2-3 times a day, then take a tweezers and see if you can pluck the hair out of the center of the area. ...Read more

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My face is totally damaged with bumps I don't know if its non grown hair or what? Please help I am fed up of it I now shaved with all different ways

My face is totally damaged with bumps I don't know if its non grown hair or what? Please help I am fed up of it I now shaved with all different ways

Hirsutism: Very common taunting problem for women with a lot of psychological impact, mostly due to higher androgen levels in some women. Weight, fat in waist line, poly cystic ovaries are common causes. Permanent hair removal with lazer and concomitant use of oral contraceptives can cause good results. ...Read more

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How to cure in grown hair boils in grown hair boils and get rid if the pain

Address the hair: If these are caused by ingrown hairs in a person with curly hair, at some point you need to address the hair. There are shaving techniques if this is facial and possible laser treatments to be added to a skin care program. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I get bumps after shaving, like and in grown hair, if I scratch it gets larger. It's only on my private region?

I get bumps after shaving, like and in grown hair, if I scratch it gets larger. It's only on my private region?

Bumps: You should change razor blades after each time you shave. It seems you are introducing a low grade infection when shaving. ...Read more

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Monoxidile topical solution USP 5. Can we use on face to grown hair and when we are using on face any side effects, please conform?

Monoxidile topical solution USP 5. Can we use on face to grown hair and when we are using on face any side effects, please conform?

Off-label: Minoxidil will stimulate hair growth on any skin surface that normally grows hair, including the face, but it is only approved for treatment of the scalp, so use on the face is "off-label." the most likely side effect would be an allergic or irritant rash due to one or more components of the solution. ...Read more

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I've had an in grown hair on my leg for months. It's a big hard bump now. Is it infected? If so what can I do?

I've had an in grown hair on my leg for months. It's a big hard bump now. Is it infected? If so what can I do?

Ingrown hair: Ingrown hairs can become bothersome when they cause local irritation or become infected. Signs of infection include tenderness, warmth, swelling or fever. Compresses with a warm washcloth may help. Sometimes antibiotics or incision of the lesion is required. ...Read more

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I have an in grown hair, it had a dot on it my mom popped it an blood came out but it still hurts an the bump what does that mean?

I have an in grown hair, it had a dot on it my mom popped it an blood came out but it still hurts an the bump what does that mean?

Trauma/infection: Keep it clean and avoid squeezing it. Keep the area clean in the shower and use a rough facecloth to try and get it ti drain. If the hair doesn't come out or there is increased redness or drainage, see your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Left labia minor all of a sudden hurts and feels like an in grown hair would. What could it be? It is somewhat swollen and sensitive.

Left labia minor all of a sudden hurts and feels like an in grown hair would. What could it be? It is somewhat swollen and sensitive.

Ingrown Hair?: It could be due to a clogged hair follicle or other irritation of your labia, possibly from being pinched against your underwear or other physical trauma. Try applying moist heat and take ibuprofen or naproxen. If having unprotected sex, and ulcer develops, see clinician asap to rule out herpes infection. ...Read more

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I have what I think is a cyst/in grown hair in my groin What's the easiest way to get it to a head to pop it this is the 2nd one in 3montgs same spot?

I have what I think is a cyst/in grown hair in my groin What's the easiest way to get it to a head to pop it this is the 2nd one in 3montgs same spot?

Moist heat: There is not much more you can do than heat. Also use a triple antibiotic cream. Topical tincture of iodine will help both the cyst and the infection. ...Read more

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In grown hair covering my legs and had them for awhile. My question is what causes this and how do I fix the problem. 30yr old male. Thanks in advance?

In grown hair covering my legs and had them for awhile. My question is what causes this and how do I fix the problem. 30yr old male. Thanks in advance?

Thickness: It is cause by angle of growth of the hair. Peeling agent such as retin a, (tretinoin) differing or tazorac will help. If resistant consider laser hair removal to thin the area, . ...Read more

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Why are in grown hairs so sore and hard? What is all the blood and pus that comes out

Why are in grown hairs so sore and hard? What is all the blood and pus that comes out

Infected: Sounds like your ingrown hairs are infected and you may need abx. Sore, hard, pus=infection ...Read more

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My hair fall out a lot lately after I have a baby. Any treatment to cure this? Product grown hair?

My hair fall out a lot lately after I have a baby. Any treatment to cure this? Product grown hair?

Drop in estrogens: Pregnancy is associated with a rise in estrogen levels that make pregnant women's hair thicker and more luscious. The downside is that after delivery the hormone levels drop, and hair falls out until pre-pregnancy levels are reached. ...Read more

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I have big pimples growing every where about every 3 months they look like in grown hairs what could they be they r very painful?

I have big pimples growing every where about every 3 months they look like in grown hairs what could they be they r very painful?

This is serious: I am very concerned that you have more than common acne. I can think of about a dozen inflammatory dermatological diseases that need to be ruled in or out. If this is just severe acne, it needs specialist treatment. ...Read more

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My friend had a lump that's swollen on the pelvic area. Thought it was an in grown hair. Now its hard and bigger. What could it be?

My friend had a lump that's swollen on the pelvic area. Thought it was an in grown hair. Now its hard and bigger. What could it be?

Need to be seen: It sounds like an infected follicle. It really needs to be evaluated because there are many factors that determine what it might be. ...Read more

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Will scars left by in grown hair diminish after laser treatment?

Will scars left by in grown hair diminish after laser treatment?

Usually: It depends upon the laser. For example, hair removal lasers will not do anything for a scar, although if it removes the hair permanently, it may prevent the problem of ingrown hairs. Some lasers are designed to treat scars. You need to know what laser is being used and why. Ask the doctor who is prescribing laser rx if it will help. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my testicles left side, in grown hair? It is very sensitive, feels like someone pulling a hair from the area.

I have a lump on my testicles left side, in grown hair? It is very sensitive, feels like someone pulling a hair from the area.

It could be, but: Without examining the area it is quite impossible to tell you what it is for sure. See the dr. For a definitive exam and diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm a virgin I have never had sex but I found a bump on my vagina I have had a in grown hair before and it does not look like one, what else could it be?

I'm a virgin I have never had sex but I found a bump on my vagina I have had a in grown hair before and it does not look like one, what else could it be?

Inclusion cyst?: You need to have a dermatologist take a closer look, it would be difficult for me to speculate on what it is without a good examination...I doubt it is serious, but further inspection is needed to decide what to do, see your doctor now! ...Read more

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