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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Ingrown Chest Hair

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Tips to get reduced or get rid of chest hair?

Tips to get reduced or get rid of chest hair?

Shave it for now: You're seventeen years old. You may not like what Nature gave you, but there may very well be somebody special in your future who likes it. There's not explaining this stuff. Leave your options open. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of chest hair and stomach hair like pro athletes who have no hair on their body?

How can I get rid of chest hair and stomach hair like pro athletes who have no hair on their body?

Go Pro.: The first thing is you need to work real hard and become a professional athlete. Then, you will be inundated with hundreds of health spas that will readily provide that service for you for hundreds if not thousands of dollars. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of ingrown hairs? They don't hurt (btw)

From shaving?: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ingrown hair for good?

How do I get rid of ingrown hair for good?

No such thing: ...as "for good" in many medical problems. You can always get another one. Removal w/ laser however could decrease the chances of more lesions as good modification of you self care but you haven't stipulated what part of the body, are you shaving, or plucking or what else is being done etc ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ingrown hairs? I have it on the back of my head for a while now.

Ingrown hairs: This is a common problem in some races. The most practical way is to let the hair grow long. Then the curled ends can't pierce thru the follicle or back into the skin. Often you need to be on an antibiotic to treat the folliculitis until the hair grows sufficiently. Go see your dermatologist. There are other treatments such as laser available for some people as well. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ingrown hairs? They hurt and bleed sometimes without me even messing with them

How do I get rid of ingrown hairs? They hurt and bleed sometimes without me even messing with them

Wash well: Wet a clean washcloth with warm water and put it on the bumps. When the cloth cools, reheat it with warm water and put it back on the area. Repeat these steps for 10 to 15 minutes, 3 times a day.

Do not shave the area that has folliculitis. That will just irritate it more. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ingrown hairs on legs?

Laser: If you constantly have ingrown hairs, laser hair removal is just the thing for you because it destroys the hairs permanently. If you can't get laser then look for alpha hydroxy acids which help loosen the surface cells to reduce plugging. Also go with razors with only one blade. And shaving gels not creams. There are prescription topcials that can help like Benzashave ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ingrown hairs?

Ingrown hair: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hair bumps? On a sensitive area

Laser /electrolysis: You may wish to consider permeant removal of the hair through laser treatment or electrolysis. ...Read more

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What is recommended to get rid of ingrown hair folicles of the vaginal area?

Ingrown hair: The best way to prevent them is to get laser hair removal. If you shave, do it at the end of a warm shower. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ingrown hair scars? I get a Brazilian every 4-5 weeks, but don't always get products to prevent ingrowns. Now I have little scars.

Quit Brazilians: The hair treatment is not good for you and contrary to what you think, it is unhygienic. You are not only wasting your money, you are hurting your health.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how u get rid of ingrown hairs?

Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hairs on vagina?

How to get rid of ingrown hairs on vagina?

Ingrown hairs: Use benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid to get rid of them. In the future, consider laser hair removal to get rid of the hair so you don't get anymore ingrowns. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hair from under a scab?

Extraction: It is difficult to remove an ingrown hair since the crust must be removed and the the hair extracted. It is difficult to do this on yourself as you can cause infection and scarring. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hair on vagina fast?

No fast tx: Treat like acne pimple. Hot soaks, acne cream. Watch the shaving! Hope this helps. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hairs?

Depends: If the ingrown hair are at the site of shaving, you may forgo shaving. If other areas are affected, you may have the hair follicles destroyed by electrolysis.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrown hairs?

Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of ingrown hairs and razor bumps in pubic area?

Laser: Laser hair removal is an effective way to get rid of the hair permanently. This would avoid getting ingrown hairs and razor bumps. Electrolysis is another option but it's more time consuming since each hair has to be treated individually. ...Read more

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Can I rub pumice stone on my legs to get rid of ingrown hair?

No: Ingrown toe nail is painful and may get worse caused by infection. It is very unlikely that pumice stone would change the course. See you doctor for advice and treatment including surgical removal of the ingrown section, if infected. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ingrown hair scars on my thighs without surgery? I am African American. I've tused ambi fade cream for a year but saw no results.

How can I get rid of ingrown hair scars on my thighs without surgery? I am African American. I've tused ambi fade cream for a year but saw no results.

See a dermatologist: No surprise about ambifade. Not everybody needs the same thing. Prescription cream? Laser? Relax and give it some time? A skin DR will evaluate your needs and desires. ...Read more

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For black skin, is there any way to get rid of ingrown hair scars on the thighs without laser removal (besides topical creams)?

For black skin, is there any way to get rid of ingrown hair scars on the thighs without laser removal (besides topical creams)?

Scars or color?: Two differing issues, both related to your condition. Seek someone versed in women of color and skin and possibly laser usage locally or locoregionally if desired ...Read more

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How can I get rid of already existing ingrown hairs (a lot)?

Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more