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How to prevent shaving rash and ingrown hair on neck?

How to prevent shaving rash and ingrown hair on neck?

NMS but: 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. ...Read more

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

Hairs that have curled around and grown back into your skin instead of ...Read more


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How to prevent ingrown hairs on your nipples?

Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs are hairs that do not release their secretions or follicle through the skin properly and become infected. You may consider regular cleaning of this area up to twice a day if needed. Allowing the hair to grow out may also help avoid possible infection at the site. ...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 can I prevent ingrown hairs on my thighs?

Soap and hot water: as often as convenient. Do not shave the area and no dilapidation creams (hair removal creams) . Avoid tight fitting clothes and no lycra. Loose cotton and airing out are best. ...Read more

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

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 to stop ingrown hairs in my neck?

How to stop ingrown hairs in my neck?

Dont cut it: Avoid cutting hair too short. Proper skin care allowing follicles to errupt and avoiding skin irritants and frequent trauma from shaving. Consider hair reduction creams - vaniqua. If you must shave, hair removal with laser for more permanent reduction is ideal. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat the ingrown hairs on pubic region?

Proper shaving: Sometimes the technique for removing the hairs eg. Shaving or waxing can be the cause to this problem. Laser hair removal may help. 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 prevent growing of pimples on scalp?

How to prevent growing of pimples on scalp?

Acne on head: An antibacterial shampoo such as Nizoral (ketoconazole) should do the trick. Use it for 2 weeks. If it's not any better, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do about ingrown hairs or pimples on my penis. How to remove?

What to do about ingrown hairs or pimples on my penis. How to remove?

Do nothing or...: How do these ingrown hairs or pimples hurt you? If no or not much and bearable, do nothing but applying steroid cream thinly may help to ease discomfort. Meanwhile, try not to give any further irritation by obsessive soaping and washing, and by shaving if any. Remove them? It's optional; of course, it can be done by various techniques, but how? So, ask your doctor. ...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 remove scars, from ingrown hair, on my legs? (besides laser treatment)

How to remove scars, from ingrown hair, on my legs? (besides laser treatment)

Improve not remove: Micro or traditional dermabrasion with or without the use of chemical peels as well as various agents such as bleaching agents or Alpha and beta hydroxy acids may provide some improvement in the appearance of scars, in the meantime use sunblock and avoid tobacco use. Topical or oral antibiotics may help i'm certain instances. ...Read more

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How to treat redness and raised itchy hair follicles on legs?

How to treat redness and raised itchy hair follicles on legs?

Razor Burn: You may have just nicked with shaving, it could also be an ingrown hair. Wait a awhile and if it is still there then i would recommend seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I prevent ingrown hairs around my penis?

How can I prevent ingrown hairs around my penis?

Trim, don't shave: MANSCAPING: Ingrown hairs occur when the tip of a hair gets caught underneath the skin surface but continues to grow while trapped inside the follicle, creating a "hair pimple". If you get waxed (Brazilian) or shave very closely, you increase the chance that a hair will get caught beneath the surface. If you want a "neat" appearance, try trimming the hair with an electric clipper instead. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots, ingrown hairs and scars near pubic region?

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 stop hair growth on legs permanetly?

How to stop hair growth on legs permanetly?

Permanent hair: Removal. Several methods are available: electrolysis or laser treatment. An esthetician or dermatologist can provide these services. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...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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I need some tips on how to grow hair on jawline parts?

I need some tips on how to grow hair on jawline parts?

It sounds like: You are interested in improving your beard distribution. If so, unfortunately, there isn't much you can do. Hair distribution is very much genetics dependent. Beyond trying to optimize your general health, there's limited options beyond hair transplants. ...Read more