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Ingrown hairs n arms?

Ingrown hairs n arms?

See : See your dermatologist for treatment. This can be treated with laser or other meds. ...Read more

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

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


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Hair loss - arms, legs, eyebrows, eyelashes & nose hair, cause?

Hair loss - arms, legs, eyebrows, eyelashes & nose hair, cause?

See an MD: Sounds like alopecia. You should see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

This is common: Sometime this can also lead to a foliculitis called foliculitis barbae. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair /cyst?

Ingrown hair /cyst?

Surgical removal: Treatment of choice surgical removal.

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Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Hair removal: Yes depending on how it is done. Laser hair removal usually has the least side effects. As the other methods usually involve physicl trauma or chemicals. ...Read more

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Falling hair and skin head itchiness?

Falling hair and skin head itchiness?

Many possibilities: Those are very common and nonspecific symptoms. A viral infection can do it, as can stress, various medications, and certain medical conditions. A good evaluation, including blood testing, by a physician will narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more

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Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Shaving hair: NO, shaving does not "cause" hair growth. The old wives tale that shaving hastens hair growth in adolescence APPEARS to be true because adolescents are at the age when hair growth begins! Also, when you shave hair it becomes prickly, and more noticeable to the touch. The hair follicle beneath the skin does not know whether the hair above it has been cut long, short or completely shaved. ...Read more

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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

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Ingrown hairs in pubic itch, what can I do?

Ingrown hairs in pubic itch, what can I do?

See derm: and consider laser hair removal to destroy the hair follicles. Topicals can help but see your dermatologist to make sure this is not an infectious process ...Read more

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Pulling hairs of legs and arms?

Pulling hairs of legs and arms?

Unanswerable: This is a statement and not a question. And, from the statement there is nothing to guess at what the purpose of your concern is. Please re-ask and be specific. ...Read more

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Could scalp ringworm cause hair follicles to shrink and receding hairline?

Could scalp ringworm cause hair follicles to shrink and receding hairline?

Hair loss: infections can cause hair loss Effective treatment will resolve it. See a dermatologist or family doc. ...Read more

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Can ingrown hairs on vagina spread?

Can ingrown hairs on vagina spread?

Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs don't spread but you can get multiple ones near each other and some may not show up until a while later. ...Read more

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What to do if hair loss - arms, legs, eyebrows, eyelashes & nose hair?

What to do if hair loss - arms, legs, eyebrows, eyelashes & nose hair?

Hair loss: And not your head hair? If you are losing hair on many body parts you must see your primary doctor for complete evaluation - history, physical exam, and labs. If that does not answer your concerns your doctor will refer you to a specialist - most likely a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can men get ingrown hairs on testis?

Can men get ingrown hairs on testis?

Not on testis: Testes are located within scrotal sac. However men can get ingrown hair on the scrotum. ...Read more

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Does hair grow over alopecia barbae?

Does hair grow over alopecia barbae?

Many a times: Alopecia Barbae = Bald spots in bearded areas. See Dermatologist. (Many a times the hair grows back - not all of them. The treatments that help sometimes are 1.Minoxidil 2. Cortizone creams (more help with injections) and 3. ? Anthralin cream or ointment.) ...Read more

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What will make pubic hair waxing less painful?

What will  make pubic hair waxing less painful?

Topical anesthetic: Prescription for Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) applied one hour prior to waxing will prenumb skin and decrease discomfort of waxing. ...Read more

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What will make pubic hair waxing less painful?

What will make pubic hair waxing less painful?

Yes: There is a homeopathic medicine that can help with the pain of trauma, whether from hair waxing or whatever. It's called arnica montana. ...Read more