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Home Remedies For Ingrown Hair Bumps
Dark raised bump under belly button. it's been 6 months and it won't go away. was an ingrown hair not sure if I got the hair out. I dig at it every day trying to see if the hair is deep inside, bump never goes away.. what can I do at home or purchase inst
Nothing!: Go see your primary care or plastic surgeon ...Read more
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
Do I need to go to the ER to get this ingrown hair lanced or will a home remedy black drawing salve do the trick?
Compresses: Try warm compresses about 5 minutes 3 or 4 times a day before going to have it lanced. It will become obvious if it is working. If it needs to be lanced an emergency room is a way expensive place to have it done. Try to find a private doctor or clinic you can afford because this is a really simple procedure. Of course sometimes we have no choice but to use an ER. ...Read more
My vagina has a small bump that I think might be an ingrown hair and I have no signs whatsoever of an std?
No way: To tell without an exam.See gyn.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a ingrown hair and the bump popped. Some white stuff came out of it. Some blood came out. What to do to it.
Folliculitis: An ingrown hair will cause local inflammation and infection at the hair follicle base. This condition is called folliculitis. A raised, red, tender pustule develops with usual spontaneous expression of purulent material as you described. Warm compresses and good hygiene advised. It can be related to your razor blade and shaving techniques. Seek medical advice for persistent problems. ...Read more
Ingrown hair, not particularly sure. The area I usually shave has a spot that has grown a little hard and has a bump. No pain though.
Maybe: Hard yo day without seeing the area, but this sounds like an ingrown hair. Let the area grow out for a little while between shaving to reduced the development of these. This could also be a folliculitis or a small cyst forming, again, hard to say. See you doc or do a video consult here on HealthTap to confirm. ...Read more
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