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Dr. Gregory Vipond Dr. Vipond
Facial Plastic Surgery
15 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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How to get the red razor bumps under my chin to go away?

How to get the red razor bumps under my chin to go away?

Razor Bumps: Razor bumps on the chin can be caused by an old or dull razor as well as ingrown hair follicles. In general, your razor should be cleaned after each use and, if dispoable, should be regularly replaced. If you shave too frequently or too close to the skin, that can irritate the skin. A good astringent after shaving and a good facial wash may help. Ocassionally Hydrocortisone cream may be necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi Dr. Saghafi
Neurology
29 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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If a guy shaves his testicles and developes hard red bumps with no head. They dont ich or hurt at all but do scab when healing razor bump or herpe?

If a guy shaves his testicles and developes hard red bumps with no head. They dont ich or hurt at all but do scab when healing razor bump or herpe?

Not herpes: Unlikely to be herpes. Having said that, is the man you're referring to at risk for contracting herpes in your opinion? If so, then, of course, there's no guarantee that he couldn't have herpes unless he were specifically testing....but it doesn't sound like it from your description. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How to get rid of red razor bumps within a day?

How to get rid of red razor bumps within a day?

One day?: 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What can I do to get rid of razor bumps on my head?

What can I do to get rid of razor bumps on my head?

Consult with your dr: 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

Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla Dr. Akinjagunla
Internal Medicine
years in practice
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Im Tunisian I shave my bikini line 2-3 times a week as got a boyfriend&I get bad red razor bumps please recommend something that I can use that works?

Im Tunisian I shave my bikini line 2-3 times a week as got a boyfriend&I get bad red razor bumps please recommend something that I can use that works?

Stop shaving: If you get razor bumps from shaving, it is important that you stop. There are some over the counter cream that can be used without having to resort to using a razor. Try the cream on a really small part of the inner aspect of your thigh or arm first to make sure you are not allergic to it prior to using on larger aspects of the body. Use OTC cream for bumps if no infection ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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I always get red razor bumps and rashes when i shave down there. What can I do to prevent it?

I always get red razor bumps and rashes when i shave down there. What can I do to prevent it?

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

Dr. Kathleen Gilmore Dr. Gilmore
Urgent Care
22 years in practice
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How do I get rid of blemishes on bikini line caused from red razor bumps? Please help i can't wear swimwear

How do I get rid of blemishes on bikini line caused from red razor bumps? Please help i can't wear swimwear

A few tips: It sounds as though you have sensitive skin. Gently exfoliate the area. Begin using Tend Skin post shaving. Try to wear cotton underwear whenever possible, and try not to shave just prior to your outing. Laser Hair Removal would be the best long term solution for you, provided you have the right hair color and skin type. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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I shave my bikini line & I alway have red razor bumps. Can you please recommend something that works & will get rid of my bumps. It's embarrassing :(?

I shave my bikini line & I alway have red razor bumps. Can you please recommend something that works & will get rid of my bumps. It's embarrassing :(?

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 more

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc Dr. Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
University of Medicine and Pharmacy 'Carol Davila'
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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. James Rochester Dr. Rochester
Family Medicine
22 years in practice
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Is it okay to rub isopropyl alcohol on head for razor bumps? Will it be able to dry out the razor bumps?

Is it okay to rub isopropyl alcohol on head for razor bumps? Will it be able to dry out the razor bumps?

Not effective: Best to use non alcohol containing facial moisturizer. Also shaving with, not against the direction of hair growth can reduce irritation from shaving as well. Softening hair with warm, moist towel prior to shaving or shaving in shower also helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Some red bumps appeared on my pubic surface today and idk if there razor bumps or what can you please help me ?

Some red bumps appeared on my pubic surface today and idk if there razor bumps or what can you please help me 
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Razor Bumps: If you used razor to shave then it could be razor Bumps Use warm compresses for ten minutes 3 times a day Resist the urge to scratch the area if there is itching use 1% hydrocortisone cream twice a day If do not clear get it checked by your doctor ...Read more

Dr. Michael Finkelstein Dr. Finkelstein
Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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Would Hydrocortisone cream help my red razor bumps & blemishes on my bikini line ?

Would Hydrocortisone cream help my red razor bumps & blemishes on my bikini line ?

It should: take some redness away but can thin your skin so be carefull maybe laser hair removal will be a good option down the road ...Read more

Dr. Tanveer Janjua Dr. Janjua
Facial Plastic Surgery
26 years in practice
Aga Khan University, Aga Khan Medical College
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Do I have to shave in the correct way to got red of old razor bumps? I actually stopped shaving a long time ago but there are still razor bumps.

Do I have to shave in the correct way to got red of old razor bumps? I actually stopped shaving a long time ago but there are still razor bumps.

Razor bumps: Razor bumps can be ingrown hair or cysts. Try laser hair removal first. If that does not fix it then get steroid injections to soften or resolve the bumps. As a last resort they can be removed by surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Toppin Dr. Toppin
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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Dr. Felix Chien Dr. Chien
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I shaved my head with clippers a few days ago and my scalp is burning and itching. I have razor bumps and burn on my scalp. How do I fix this?

I shaved my head with clippers a few days ago and my scalp is burning and itching. I have razor bumps and burn on my scalp. How do I fix this?

Scalp rash: It could be irritation by the clippers themselves which would be more of an allergic rash or it could be an infection. I cannot exclude a fungal infection as well. I would see your Doctor for an evaluation to decide on the appropriate medication and treatment for your problem. Have a swell day. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Litt Dr. Litt
Dermatology
67 years in practice
Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School
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Is it okay to apple cider vinegar as natural Remedy for razor bumps? I use razor to shave my head

RAZOR BUMP REMEDY: THERE IS NO NATURAL REMEDY FOR RAZOR BUMPS. IF IT IS BOTHERING YOU, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Jackson Dr. Jackson
Dermatology
39 years in practice
Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
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Dr. Shimon Oami Dr. Oami
Pathology
years in practice
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I have a few red bumps that look like pimples or razor bumps on my inner butt cheek and it hurts to have a bowel movement. Anus is sore and red. ?

I have a few red bumps that look like pimples or razor bumps on my inner butt cheek and it hurts to have a bowel movement. Anus is sore and red. ?

Where is it exactly?: Are they blistered? If you've engaged in anal intercourse consider warts, herpes, molluscum contagiosum, though only herpes usually stings. What is the exact location? Could they be hemorrhoids, +/- thrombosed, especially while straining. ...Read more