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How to get rid of a boil on an ingrown hair follicle?

Boil

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A boil may heal / drain on its own. Wam compresses may help a boil drain spontaneously. If a boil does not drain/heal by it self then it requires antibiotics/surgical drainage.
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Dr. Jeffrey Hick answered:

I keep getting skin abscess/boils. I've had several surgeries to have them removed. Any suggestions on how to prevent them?

Mupirocin

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Talk to your doctor about treating the inside of your nose with mupirocin ointment. Staph aureus, which is responsible for most boils, is carried in the front part of the nose. You can also wash several times a week with Hibiclens in the shower.
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Dr. Ron Jones answered:

Past few months, a lot of skin issues. Infected ingrown hair and pimples, start small,progress to boils. Severely dry itchy skin on elbows. Could there be an underlying cause?

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You need to have a culture of the "pustular" type lesions
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Dr. David J. Sire answered:

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.
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How can I get rid of and prevent painful ingrown hair around my navel? I've been dealing with this for 10 years, should I see a dermatologist?

No waxing or shaving

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Tretinoin (Retin-A) cream can help decrease skin plugging or hyperkaratosis. Topical tretinoin cream may thin out the epidermis, reduce the buildup of dead skin cells, and decrease hair embedding into the follicies. Topical corticosteroid creams with a mild strength can be applied to reduce inflammation of inflamed ingrown hairs.
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I get a lot of ingrown hair after I get my legs waxed ? What is causing this ? How can I prevent it from happening again ? I am a 20 year old female

When you wax...

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...you are essentially pulling the hairs out by their roots. When the hair grows back, the shafts have to find their way to the skin surface and the ones that can't become ingrown hairs. The solution is to shave, rather than wax. You'll have to do it more often, but you won't get nearly as many ingrown hairs. Laser hair removal will eliminate the hairs permanently, but that's more expensive.
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I am 30 n getting hair boils regularly from past 3 years please help me I m from india kindly suggest permanent cure of it. Changed lots of dr. But no?

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If these are true furuncles(boils) and are coming in clusters,you may need a course of antibiotics effective against the staphyloccus bacterium to stop the repeated infections. Discuss this with your physician.
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Dr. Cornelia Franz answered:

What is the treatment for ingrown hair?

Express it

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Ingrown hairs are like little foreign bodies and are treated by expressing them. There is usually al title cheesy stuff as well as the long hair.
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Dr. John T. Chiu answered:

How to prevent shaving rash and ingrown hair on neck?

NMS but

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This is not my specialty but generally one needs to get the hair moistened then shave against the grain. The more curly the hair , the more problem with ingrown hair. Talk to your barber to get some practical tips.
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Dr. Ernie Ordonez answered:

What's the best treatment for ingrown hair? What causes ingrown hair?

Removal

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irritation and constant irritations
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