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Ingrown Hair Under The Skin
What is the best thing to do with an ingrown hair after the hair is removed and there is a hard clump under the skin?
DoNotMicroDitch-Dig: I'd probably have a drink then go see"The Revenant," but in your case I'd think about how it was removed & whether there's a "remenant" in there still growing or maybe an irritant like residual sebum or epidermal debris.But I wouldn't go digging at it.I'd wait a couple of weeks & if still there I'd have a drink,go see"The Revenant" than go see a dermatologist,thankful I'm not an 1830's fur trapper ...Read more
Our hair follicles are meant to erupt and to grow straight out of the skin. Often, a hair may turn into the channel out of which it should grow, and penetrates the skin, causing swelling and irritation. This may happen because of blockage or with very curly hair. These are not always a problem unless the hair does not erupt and then possibly leads to infection ...Read more
I have a pimple under the skin on my cheek. I don't shave my face so i don't think it's an ingrown hair. How do I get rid of it naturally?
I have an ingrown hair on my breast that has gone back under the skin its not iritating me but i can see the dark hair under my skin.
See a derm: doctor and have it removed. It can be removed very easily in the office . Do no try to do this yourself as you might get the area infected. ...Read more
I had a big red bump on my upper thigh, I popped it and a lot of puss came out. Now it's purple and has a hard bump under the skin. Ingrown hair?
Doctor, I have a hard cyst-like growth under the skin of my left inner thigh, near my genitals. The growth is about and inch wide in all directions and is painless unless poked with a sharp object. Thinking it was an ingrown hair (I've had those near the
See a surgeon or der: Or dermatologist. Probably benign but to be determined by exam and possibly by removal of it. ...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
I tried to remove an ingrown hair but it never came out. It has healed and I have a bump under my skin (no pain). Will it become a cyst and grow?
I have a lump under my skin in my panty line area. About 2 months ago it appeared and i thought ingrown hair. Treated it as such. Not hurting anymore.
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