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Avoid closest shave: Before shaving wash face with warm soap and water. Rinse off and then apply shving gel. Avoid trying to get the closest shave in the world since this increases the risk of ingrown hairs. If you only get ingrown hairs on your neck, and the hair is dark, you could consider laser hair removal. ...Read more
Extract and cleanse:
Wash face often.
Be sure to use a good wash cloth for this process.
Use good light.
Good pair of tweezers
extract the twisted hair and cleanse
repeat the process. ...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
Pull it: That's the simplest way.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have several bumps on my labia, some of which are on the inside crease which are painful and itchy. Could they be ingrown hairs from shaving?
Hi I get razor burn and ingrown hairs from time to time. I shaved my pubic region Friday and noticed light bleeding in two spots at the top of my vulva where the hair is near where it folds and has lots of moisture. I had sex a few times over the weekend
Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam or a virtual visit ...Read more
He Woke up to chin swollen two days ago it looked like a ingrown hair from beard but it's getting worse and moving up his cheeks and says its painful?
Is getting a Brazilian wax safe. Is it also safe if you dobt leave any area around your vagina, and do you have to worry about ingrown hairs from waxin?
Yes.: If by safe, you mean it shouldn't permanently damage your female parts. Theoretically, you shouldn't get ingrown hairs from waxing since you're taking the hairs out from the roots. However, waxing is not perfect and some hairs might break near the ends and grow back to form an ingrown hair. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Let it grow.: Most common cause for ingrown hairs in the genital area is shaving or waxing. Using a clipper or going natural is the best prevention. ...Read more
I have a bump on my scrotum. Bump is skin colored. 28 hours after possible exposure to std. Is this an ingrown hair or irritation from shaving?
ANy of above: The "bump" could be any of the things you mention, or other things as well. Without looking at the area and getting more history (like what STD may you have been exposed to - something like herpes that gives skin lesions...), then it is really impossible to diagnose. Keep area clean, dry, wear boxers to avoid undue irritation to area, and if not improving or becomes painful, see doc for treatment. ...Read more
Ingrown hair on chin from plucking, cannot be seen. Area is sore and looks like a pimple. Will it eventually come out.?
Are carbuncles only caused by ingrown hairs? I used to get carbuncles from ingrown hairs but are those the only things that can cause a carbuncle? .
No: It will have no benefit for ingrown hairs. ...Read more
I've had a cyst caused from ingrown hair for years. Ocassionaly it will get inflamed and it'll pop and puss will come out. What do I do?
How can I stop ingrown hairs on my chest from happening? I don't pluck or shave. Anytime it ruptures I clean the pus but it always comes back.
Ingrown hair: If you are not plucking or shaving then you cannot stop it. You probably have curly hair because they become ingrown more easily. Most of the time people get these from shaving or trying to remove the hair. If you are not doing this then friction in the area may be the problem. Wash with benzoyl peroxide or apply this to the area may help. Do not rub or scrub the area or may cause the problem. ...Read more
Improve not remove: Micro or traditional dermabrasion with or without the use of chemical peels as well as various agents such as bleaching agents or Alpha and beta hydroxy acids may provide some improvement in the appearance of scars, in the meantime use sunblock and avoid tobacco use. Topical or oral antibiotics may help I'm certain instances. ...Read more
I have scar spots on my butt from ingrown hairs. This happened after I used Nair. How can I get rid of these spots?
Nothing.: These are post inflammatory lesions which will largely resolve with time, but they may leave a residual small mark. Time will tell. ...Read more
How do I treat the wound from ingrown hair so that it will not recur? There seems to be an infection because the area where hair is supposed to grow is swollen first and has pus with blood
Removed few black dots from ingrown hairs on penis shaft with vinegar made with Acetic Acid and water, was it dangerous? Can I remove the rest?
Ingrown hair: This is probably okay to do. However, I will check which her primary care physician or a dermatologist for more specific treatment. ...Read more
I suffer from ingrown hairs on my face because of hirsutism is there something over-the-counter I can you to get rid of excessive ingrown hairs?
NO: See a dermatologist. Why hair on face? PCOS? Treatment for cause? ...Read more
How do I get rid of the ugly bumps and scars left behind from ingrown hairs on my vagina/pubic area?
Consult Dermatologis: I suggest you consult a DermatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Will tazorac (tazarotene) help remove remove dark spots on my face? I have small scars from ingrown hairs I've removed in the past.
Can a doctor prescribe a painkiller for an extremely painful ingrown hair that keeps you from walking? I have seen a doctor about it, but was only prescribed an antibiotic which has not helped
I have been suffering from ingrown hair bumps all over my body after chicken pox. They also leave scars. What can I do to prevent them. They r very itchy?
Do you shave your body? If you do, shave in the direction of the hair using a single blade razor, to prevent shaver's bumps.
It could also be a condition called hyperkeratosis follicularis, where the bumps are often seen on the outer arms, outer thighs and sometimes the face.
Exfoliate your skin 3 times a week, moisturize daily. ...Read more
Soak it: The key to this is to get the hair to the surface. Hot soaks will usually work but could take a few days to do. Soak with hot washclothes 15 minutes every 3-4 hours and it should surface and go away. There is also something available over the counter called outgrow that I have head some use successfully. I hope it helps. ...Read more
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