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Lots of small ingrown hair like bumps on my legs hurts with goosebumps what are they please? Been there a long time. Not cute.

Lots of small ingrown hair like bumps on my legs hurts with goosebumps what are they please? Been there a long time. Not cute.

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Use cerave sal which is otc. ...Read more

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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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There is black bumps on my legs and when i try to pick at it with like a tweezer there's ingrown hair in it what should I do about it?

There is black bumps on my legs  and when i try to pick at it with like a tweezer there's ingrown hair in it what should I do about it?

QUIT PICKING!: I assume you shave. Depending on your type of skin and susceptibility to inflammation, you move likely have folliculitis from ingrown hair. Options are not shaving (doubt you'll like that one), waxing can decrease folliculitis, or laser hair removal. Bummer being a female in a lookism society, huh? ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

Change razors frequently
Monthly
Gently remove ingrown hairs with a needle before they become trapped
Once
See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
Once
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Why is it that my legs get ingrown hair bumps?

Do you shave?: If you shave, you may be more prone to it. You may also have a skin infection, like folliculitis. Or if the bumps are large and painful and red, you may have MRSA and if they are large enough, the bumps may need lanced, or you may need antibiotics. You should have them looked at. In addition, if you smoke or are diabetic or have other chronic illnesses, you should definitely have it checked. ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

Bathe or shower with only soap and water
10 Min, Once, forever
Scrub commonly affected areas with a loofah
5 Sec, Daily for 2 weeks
Allow hair to grow out in areas you shave
Once
Wear clothing that does not cause irritation
Once
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I have this red itchy bump with a black center & it is not a ingrown hair or a blackhead it's not a rash its on my inner thigh on my right leg ?

I have this red itchy bump with a  black center & it is not  a ingrown hair or a blackhead it's not a rash  its on my inner thigh  on  my right leg ?

Possibilites: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. Bug bite, local trauma, multiple ones of them would mean something totally different, in theory, local infection possibly... probably other possiblities consider our video service. ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

If you shave, use a good sharp razor
Once
Always use shaving cream when you shave
Once
Consider laser hair removal
Once
Avoid tight, non-breathable undergarments
Once
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I have been having trouble with razor bumps and ingrown hair , I have them all over my thighs and leg what can I do to get rid of then?

I have been having trouble with razor bumps and ingrown hair , I have them all over my thighs and leg what can I do to get rid of then?

Options: Only shave after taking a bath or shower so that your skin is hydrated. Liberally apply a high quality shaving gel, and only shave in the direction of hair growth (not against). Use a high quality multi blade razor, and replace it frequently. If this does not eliminate the problem see your dermatologist for additional prescription options. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more

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