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How Can I Clear Infected Hair Follicles From Shaving
Few options: Topical antibiotics may be of help with infected hair follicles (folliculitis). If there is an ingrown hair problem, try not tweezing or pulling the hairs out and don't shave too close to the skin. Also, avoid pressure or traumatizing the area of concern. Laser hair removal is also very effective in that it eliminates the hair follicle and prevents the inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid closest shave: Before shaving wash face with warm soap and water. Rinse off and then apply shving gel. Avoid trying to get the closest shave in the world since this increases the risk of ingrown hairs. If you only get ingrown hairs on your neck, and the hair is dark, you could consider laser hair removal. ...Read more
How can I prevent a really irritated looking hair follicle (medial mid-thigh) from becoming infected?
Bacitracin + bandaid: What I would do is throw a glob of antibiotic ointment over it, then a big Bandaid -- one of those cloth ones that actually stick. The antibiotic ointment will act locally to wipe out any bacteria that may cause an infection, and the Bandaid will protect the area from further injury which is probably what led to the problem in the first place. In a day or two, if not better - show it to a doctor. ...Read more
Many: If we assume there is no hormonal or medical cause for abnormalheair growth then unfortunately the ways of making hair growth less are minimal. Waxing pulls hair out from the route so although it's uncomfortable it tens to work better than shaving with less itching. Laser removal is expensive but works even better and semi-permanently. Your final and most tedious option is electrolysis, expensive ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sounds odd: I would suggest using a new razor to shave every 3 or so shaves. Additionally, i would not use a razor blade to remove entire follicles as some do it yourself surgery. ...Read more
Vinegar rinse: The use or cider vinegar or pickling vinegar have been found to loosen the nits & allow easier separation from the shaft with a nit comb. A generous amount applied to & worked through the hair may also kill some of the active lice. Repeat rinses can be used if the first does not do the job. ...Read more
Shaving issues...: Shaving might cause problems in some people which include ingrown hairs, inflammation, infections. My recommendation is to probably use alternative ways to get rid of the hair if the problem is recurrent. You might need to see a Dermatologist and consider permanent hair removal treatment. ...Read more
Avoidance: There is no treatment for contact allergy other than avoidance and oral steroids. Because of side effects, long-term or repeated doses of steroids is not a good idea. If you've developed a contact allergy to a hair dye, the only reasonable thing to do is stop using it. Patch testing by an allergist can help you figure out which dyes you should avoid. ...Read more
Hi I am experiencing clogged hair follicles due to oily hair and hair thinning as a result. What are some home remedies to unclog hair follicles?
Oily hair: Shampoos do remove more oils from your hair than soap does. Perhaps you're applying too strong a hair conditioner after shampooing leading to oil buildup. Consult a skilled beautician for an evaluation of your hair status and get instructions on proper hair care for you. ...Read more
Can the semi permanent hair color destroy your hair follicle how can i grow it back. Can I still continue using is to cover gray hair?
No: There's no evidence that such is the case; however, if you have concerns about a specific product, check out its reputation online and see if there might be a better option; ...Read more
I've read that pimples and blackheads form from a hair folicle. What happens if I pluck the hair out?
I'm dealing with facial hair and green skin due to the shaving device i used. How may i stop hair growth and get rid of the green skin from shaving?
Unwanted hair: There are other options you can try, such as waxes and nair like products. Products like the nono that appear to work well for facial hair removal as well. The green colored skin may have been an allergic reaction to what ever you used before and should go away with ceasing its use. A dermatologist could always help if the color does not improve. Best wishes. ...Read more
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