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Ingrown Hair On Neck From Shaving
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
Tiny bald patch above lip, mustache hair. From using trimmer? Or something else? Hair is not growing back
Alopecia Areata: This sounds like it might be alopecia areata, which commonly presents as roundish bald patches in the scalp or other areas. This may be an auto-allergy to your own hair follicles. I'd recommend you see your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and discussion of treatment options. If it is alopecia areata, cortisone creams or properly done cortisone injections can stimulate regrowth of the hair. ...Read more
Sounds odd: I would suggest using a new razor to shave every 3 or so shaves. Additionally, i would not use a razor blade to remove entire follicles as some do it yourself surgery. ...Read more
Do the irritated hair follicle bumps on my scalp have any effect on my hairloss? Hair started falling out immidiately after Accutane treatment..
No: I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to shave there. It is a silly fad which you will drop as you become an adult. ...Read more
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
Few options: Topical antibiotics may be of help with infected hair follicles (folliculitis). If there is an ingrown hair problem, try not tweezing or pulling the hairs out and don't shave too close to the skin. Also, avoid pressure or traumatizing the area of concern. Laser hair removal is also very effective in that it eliminates the hair follicle and prevents the inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to shave without leaving razor bumps and/ or itchiness especially after shaving the pubic area?
Shaving: try using a good shaving soap and apply some Vit E cream afterwards ...Read more
Yes, can grow very l: But usually irritating to skin, and usually results in a blocked oil gland. Will heal quickly after hair is liberated. ...Read more
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