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I asked the other day about hair splinter infections. I am a dog groomer. These splinter severe. His can I get them out. I've tried everything.
Splinter remove: Yes, you should try to get it out. If it is deep and difficult to remove, go to see your doctor to ask them to remove it. ...Read more
I am a dog groomer and I have severe hair splinters in both hands and infections. I have permanent holes from them. What can I do. My hands hurt!
My dad has what I'm guessing is a bug bite. It has black splinter-like things sticking out (maybe hairs?) and a seed-like center, skin is blackish.
I got an splinter today,a small piece of hair got under my skin,tried to bite it off,it went inside and I got a blister,can it go into my bloodstream?
No but: it can cause an infection and THAT can go into your bloodstream. You have to monitor that hair splinter closely, if it swells up, gets purulent (pus coming out), hurts, gets hot, etc. signs of abscess then you need to get medical attention right away. Hope this helps and thanks for trusting HealthTap. ...Read more
Hair growth: Hair follows a specific growth cycle with three distinct and concurrent phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen phases. Each phase has specific characteristics that determine the length of the hair. All three phases occur simultaneously; one strand of hair may be in the anagen phase, while another is in the telogen phase. ...Read more
Stay healthy: The best way to grow hair naturally is to stay healthy: regular exercises and eating a well-balanced diet to provide your body with the necessary nutrients for it support growth and repair. If u recently had a baby or went off the pills, hair loss can occur, but will get them back. Stimulate/massage your scalp regularly to keep a good blood supply. There isn't much else you can do. Good luck. ...Read more