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Doctor insights on: Ingrown Hairs On Face Men

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What to do for ingrown hairs in men?

What to do for ingrown hairs in 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

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

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


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Can men get ingrown hairs on testis?

Can men get ingrown hairs on testis?

Not on testis: Testes are located within scrotal sac. However men can get ingrown hair on the scrotum. ...Read more

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Whats do ingrown hairs on men's genitals look like?

Whats do ingrown hairs on men's genitals look like?

Variable: Could be a raised bump or look like a pimple, It could develop into a boil. Sometimes you can see the hair through the skin. ...Read more

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How do you treat/fade dark spots from an ingrown hair on your face?

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

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Could ingrown hair lead to a swollen face?

Could ingrown hair lead to a swollen face?

Yes: It sounds like you have cellilitis which is an infectious and inflammatory condition that should be evaluated and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

This is common: Sometime this can also lead to a foliculitis called foliculitis barbae. ...Read more

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How get rid of a stubborn calloused ingrown hair on face?

How get rid of a stubborn calloused ingrown hair on face?

See a dermatologist: Begin with a definition of what it is. Treatment will follow. Sounds like you will also benefit from attention to fever and cough. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more