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Ingrown Hair (Definition)

A condition in which a person has hairs that have curled around and grown back into the skin instead of ...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 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 do I get rid of ingrown hairs on legs?

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 to get rid of dark pores and ingrown hairs on legs after shaving ?

How to get rid of dark pores and ingrown hairs on legs after shaving ?

shaving legs: Shaving is one of the main causes of rashes on the legs. The main problem is that multiple blades in each razor cut the skin as well as the hairs. Use an electric razor a while and just see if it doesn't get better, and if not, see a dermatologist! ...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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How do you get rid of an ingrown hair on the penis?

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Here are some ...: Of course, it can be removed or dessicated or destroyed. But, one has to evaluate and balance the medical necessity and professional possibility before taking on eradicating procedure. So, get pro-evaluation & counseling before treatment. Oftentimes, you may need no surgical Rx but some medical care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How to get rid of waxing rash on butt?

How to get rid of waxing rash on butt?

Difficult to say: Not sure if you mean you are getting a rash because you "wax" the hair on your buttocks or if the rash itself waxes and wanes. If this is from waxing then it may be you are having a reaction to the waxing substance. Otherwise it will be difficult to say more. ...Read more

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What causes an ingrown hair on your body, and how to get rid of it?

Normal: Hairs sometimes grow a little wrong and turn inward becoming ingrown. They form little pimple like bumps. Usually squeezing them will get the gooey stuff and the hair out. You should not have to squeeze hard to express them...If painful or infected (happens occasionally) see your doc for help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scabs in hair?

How to get rid of scabs in hair?

Seborrhoic dermatit?: The scabs are probably as a result of your vigorous scratching. Chances are, you are itching secondarily to seborrhoic dermatitis. Try using a shampoo that works in fungal infection like one percent Nizoral (ketoconazole) which is available over the counter. ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor bumps on my legs fast?

How to get rid of  razor bumps on my legs fast?

You can use: Tea tree oil creams or aloe vera sprays.Allow them to heal before shaving again. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ingrowing pimple on your chin?

How to get rid of ingrowing pimple on your chin?

Seeing your doctor : You certainly don't want to pop or squeeze it as it can lead to scarring and even an infection. Facials are not recommended for this condition either. The safest way is to consult your doctor or dermatologist who can prescribe medications and possibility do an intralesional injection or employ other interventions. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my hair?

How to get rid of my hair?

Body Hair?: You can remove hair with depilatories, shaving, waxing, sugar waxing, electrolysis or laser. ...Read more

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How to get rid of this ingrown hair after shaving?

How to get rid of this ingrown hair after shaving?

It will grow out...: ...By itself. Don't pick or squeeze it; that will just make it worse. Warm compresses often help. Prevent further ingrown hairs by shaving with an electric razor, or a single-blade hand razor. (multiple-blade razors shave too close to the skin and create the conditions that promote ingrowing of hairs.). ...Read more

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Any advice on how to get rid of ingrown toenail?

Any advice on how to get rid of ingrown toenail?

See below: See a podiatrist so the ingrown can be removed permanently. ...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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How to get rid of underarm hair?

How to get rid of underarm hair?

Several methods...: You can shave it, of course, and you can have your underarms waxed (youch!). I believe many dermatologists are offering laser for hair removal. Shaving is your least expensive route; just don't hurt yourself. Good luck.Lg. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dead skin on your feet?

How to get rid of dead skin on your feet?

One method: Is gentle use of a pumice stone. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my ingrown hair?

Pluck it: Usually these can simply be plucked out. If not, or of it has become seriously infected, see your doctor for antibiotics and further treatment. ...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