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I Think I Have Pubic Lice Should I Shave
Why: The pubic louse lives off blood it attains by biting your skin.The obvious treatment would be a cream or lotion to kill the buggers. The hair is just an innocent bystander. If your personal desire is to shave the area, you could keep a closer watch on the success of your rx. However , if you don't plan to keep the area shaved, i think its a lot of needless effort that won't help you heal faster. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ingrown Hair: If an ingrown hair is bothering you or has become infected, your doctor can make a small cut in your skin with a sterile needle or scalpel to release it. Your doctor may also prescribe medicine such as: steroid medicine that you rub on your skin to bring down the swelling. Retinoids (retin a) to remove dead skin cells and reduce the skin pigment. Antibiotics either topical or oral. ...Read more
Hey i shave down in my male parts i think i got ingrown hairs a b thry kinda hurt what should i do?
The hairs are coarse: 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
Less often and close: Razor bumps are common. They are not dangerous but are a nuisance. I have heard many recommendations; here are mine culled from my 32 years as a doctor: Avoid close shaves- use electric foil razor or new twin-blade with foam. Avoid frequent shaves- wait as long as you can. Only move the razor ONCE over each skin area. Here are other ideas: https://www.symptomfind.com/health/get-rid-of-razor-bumps/ ...Read more
Ever since i started shaving my pubic hair off my privates, I have been having ingrown hairs and boils. Why does this happen and how do you treat it?
I think i mite have pcos
i have face hair and hair every where els I have had it for 5 years what do I do to take it away ?
Seek care: You should seek medical care. Sometimes increased hair growth can be from other sources other than pcos. Rarely rumors can be the culprit. If indeed it is pcos weight loss may help. The use if bury control pills may help lower the androgen levels. Any hair that has become thick will have to be removed through laser or electrolysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How could I have gotten this cyst? I haven't been shaving my bikini line, and i usually get them from shaving. How did i get it?
Pubic lice: Pubic lice are tiny insects that live on the pubic hairs, and climb down onto the skin to take a blood meal. You may see tiny specks of blood on your underwear or sheets, and if you look carefully, you may see the tiny gray creatures attached to the hairs. They are not easy to diagnose, so you should make sure you have them before you tell your female friend, . You must both be treated by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common problem: This is a common side effect of shaving pubic region, especially first time. It is called pseudofolliculitis barbae, which simply means inflammed ingrown hairs. Only way to prevent is to not shave but some helpful advice: 1. Shave only in direction of "grain" 2. Trim with scissors, don't shave. 3. Use conditioner instead of shaving cream. 4. Use new razors and never, ever share razors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Head lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair &remove individual nits. A special lice nit comb helps but isn't required. Check for nits &remove as seen over next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more
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