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Ingrown Hairs On Face Men
Shave with the grain: I'm assuming that you are talking about shaving the face. Prepare the beard by showering with hot water to soften and moisten the hair. Use an oil to lubricate and then a shaving cream. Only shave with or across the grain -- never against the grain. If a hair is cut too short, then it may turn sideways and irritate or infect. Bottom line: a "good" shave is really only "fair" shave if done right. ...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
Can Tend Skin Solution for ingrown hairs and razor bumps be used on men pubic area?Does long-term use of it cause infertility or erectile dysfunction?
No: It will have no benefit for ingrown hairs. ...Read more
Remove hair: Hi Louis472 If the hair is still there, it could be removed with a minor surgical procedure. The resulting biopsy specimen could be checked for malignancy. If its gone, the residual pigmented spot could be removed/biopsied, or perhaps treated with one of the skin bleaching agents you can find advertised on the internet. Any residual pigmented lesion is a little worrisome; check with doctor. ...Read more
Do you: Do you shave daily? See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
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