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Ingrown Hairs Fibroids Adhesions
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
Exfoliate and warm: First bet is to allow nature to take its course. If it doesn't naturally come out as the skin turns over, gently exfoliate with microbeads (not nut scrubs, too harsh), then warm in steam or compresses to expand the pore, then gently try to pluck it out with tweezers without scarring surrounding skin. A dermatologist can do this professionally without scars. Also prevent recurrence - laser hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laser hair removal: Some patients will consider permanent reduction of hair in areas where they experience recurrent bumps or follicle infections. Most commonly the back neckline and front beardline is targeted. Laser treatments can effectively eliminate some follicles or at least affect the coarseness of the remaining hairs. Caution: your doctor should confirm that your "pustules" are not viral before proceeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ingrown hairs: Well, the first thing that comes to mind is shaving. If your shaving the area that the ingrown hairs are happening (scrotum, buttock, perianal, stomach, chest etc) then I would stop shaving at least for a while. Your a young guy and its a popular thing to do nowadays. Stopping is probably the only thing you can do for it if this is the cause. Otherwise your only treating the symptom! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uterine fibroids is also known as Fibroid. Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They occur in 1 of every 3 women regardless of race and up to 80 % of african-american women of child bearing age. They are often asymptomatic but they can cause significant symptoms (exe. Heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency). They ...Read more
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more
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