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How To Get Rid Of Spots On Legs After Shaving
Try this: Try using a different shaving cream for sensitive skin and get a razor for sensitive skin also. It is best to shave your legs after taking a bath of hot shower as the pores open up and the legs would be most susceptible to a close shave. Be sure to clean your razor often and or use disposable sensitive ones. God luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Razor bumps: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Solar Lentigos: Treatments your provider may prescribe if solar lentigines are cosmetically bothersome, your physician may: freeze the area lightly with liquid nitrogen. Prescribe a bleaching cream (hydroquinone), but this may or may not be successful. Laser treatment is very effective. Retin a (tretinoin) can be used but it can take a very long time. ...Read more
Shaving Bumps: Shaving depletes moisture from your skin and cuts hair blunt, both creating breeding grounds for the hair to grow back into the skin. But simple changes to your routine like: not shaving with excessive pressure, using a shaving oil and shaving brush, and choosing the right razor will help you seeing less redness and bumps. ...Read more
Depends: It would be helpful to see the wrinkles you want reduced. Perhaps a moisturizer may help. You can add other topical tx. Depending on the exact situation. Then there are other options for more significant wrinkles that would include filers, laser treatments etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin discoloration: Any sun exposure will continue to keep the dark patches noticeable. Your best option is sunscreen or long pants or skirts to keep the sun away. It is not common to have pimples on your legs, so you might want to investigate if the breakouts are from sensitivity to a fabric, a detergent or softener. Sweat can cause a rash. Don't pick at any breakouts as that will only increase the pigmentation. ...Read more
Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. ...Read more
Try using a preshave: lotion or cream and try an electric razor ...Read more
Depends on DX: Depending on what the cause of your "raised pores" is, would determine the treatment that would hopefully get rid of the condition. Impossible to DX over the computer, it is best to see a dr. For an evaluation of the condition to get properly DX and treated, best wishes. ...Read more
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