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Doctor insights on: Ingrown Hair On Testicle Sack

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How do I remove this ingrown hair on testicle sack painlessly?

How do I remove this ingrown hair on testicle sack painlessly?

Here are some...: Painless ingrown hair removal from scrotal wall is unlikely for a living body. But the question lies on if necessary. To figure something out correctly for good care, follow suggestion in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with doctor for good medical care. More? welcome to contact me... ...Read more

Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more


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Ingrown hair on the top of my testicles at the base of the penis shaft, it had gotten infected but treated it's been amonth but there is still a lump ?

Ingrown hair on the top of my testicles at the base of the penis shaft, it had gotten infected but treated it's been amonth but there is still a lump ?

Sebum: That lesion may be a sebaceous cyst or gland obstructed. If it is asymptomatic I would not recommend any intervention. However it can cause infections and may require drainage or removal ...Read more

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I have what looks like a boil or bad ingrown hair on my testicals. It poped yesterday and a lot of pus came out. The sore looks deep should i be scard?

I have what looks like a boil or bad ingrown hair on my testicals. It poped yesterday and a lot of pus came out. The sore looks deep should i be scard?

Doesn't sound scary: As long as there is no redness etc extending wisely in the area, this should clear up without problem. See a doctor if wider redness, fever, or if it closes up again, or if it doesn't seem to be improving over the next few days. Location on the scrotum is no more dangerous than skin anywhere on the body. ...Read more

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Red itchy hard painful bump on calf. Possibly ingrown hair. Pulled tiny sharp hair out, hurt worse. Applied bag balm. Bump smaller now, but I limp. ?

Red itchy hard painful bump on calf. Possibly ingrown hair. Pulled tiny sharp hair out, hurt worse. Applied bag balm. Bump smaller now, but I limp. ?

Doctor can check: A bump from an ingrown hair on the lower leg should not cause an amount of pain that would make a person limp. There could be something more serious there, and one's primary care doctor can examine the area to see what is going on. One possibility is a skin cyst (epidermal inclusion cyst) that has gotten inflamed or infected... those usually need to be opened or removed. ...Read more

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What do I do to remove my ingrown hair?

A doctor can: A doctor makes a little nick in the skin and removes the offending hair. ...Read more

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What should I do when I have an ingrown hair?

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

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How can I get rid of an ingrown hair?

How can I get rid of an ingrown hair?

Laser: One of the best ways to treat an ingrown hair is to use a laser to destroy the hair follicle so that it doesn't come back. This is done with a hair removal laser (we use Xeo 1064). You can also do a needle excision, but you may continue to have issues with the hair follicle. Use of an exfoliant can help prevent ingrowth of hairs in the future. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my ingrown hair?

Pluck it: Usually these can simply be plucked out. If not, or of it has become seriously infected, see your doctor for antibiotics and further treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do about ingrown hair scars?

Laser/Light therapy: Unsightly ingrown hair scars are usually related to the darkened color of tissues at the site and some treatments like plucking may induce further injury and inflammation and increase the color, hence has to be stopped. Laser or light therapy along with pigmet stain decreasing creams like vivite vibrance may help. Also use sunblocks regularly. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ingrown hair for good?

No such thing: ...as "for good" in many medical problems. You can always get another one.Removal w/ laser however could decrease the chances of more lesions as good modification of you self care but you haven't stipulated what part of the body, are you shaving, or plucking or what else is being done etc ...Read more

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How quickly can I get rid of an ingrown hair?

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 tell if I have a spider bite or ingrown hair?

How to tell if I have a spider bite or ingrown hair?

Unsure: Spider bites generally will cause a solitary papule or pustule, with local redness and sometimes a puncture marking or two. Itching and burning are common complaints. Tenderness is common as well. When in doubt, check it out. ...Read more

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What can I do for an ingrown hair in the pubic region?

What can I do for an ingrown hair in the pubic region?

Heat: Ingrown hairs usually respond to heat compresses. Put a warm washcloth or hand towel on this area at least three or four times a day and that should help bring the infection to a head and the body to fight off the infection. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a spider bite or ingrown hair?

Many possibilities.: There are several possible causes of a localized inflamed area on the skin. You should see a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How long should I put hot compresses on an ingrown hair?

Until resolves: Hot compresses should be continued until the inflammation resolves. If it persists more than a few days you should see your physician as it may be infected and require care. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I do to get rid of an ingrown hair?

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

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

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