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Pimples After Waxing Upper Lip
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Trauma: You traumatized your tissue while shaving and this area should heal quickly, a week or so. ...Read more
Folliculitis: Likely you have a slight inflammation of the hair follicles the area after a waxing si traumatized and you lose some epidermis as well. Keep the area clean and use warm soaks. If it gets warm , tender , red or pus then see a physician to make sure there isn't a cellulitis or infection of the open skin ...Read more
M having pimple problem after waxing. After waxing my skin get red and pimple starts developing and it leaves black marks also.
Ingrown Hair: Forcibly removing hair through waxing stimulates oil flow to your hair follicles, which in turn attracts bacteria that can lead to ingrown hairs. While everyone who waxes risks getting ingrown hairs, people with curly hair, dark skin, or those who wear tight stockings or pants may have an increased risk of getting ingrown hairs. ...Read more
Got eyebrows and upper lip waxed on November 6, and had waxing bumps w/ white dots after. Healed w/ hydrocortisone, but redness still there?
I use waxing strips on my vulva? How to avoid after-waxing blemishes/bumps/ingrown hairs on buttocks?
Brazilian waxing: This waxing problem is very common and it is probably a folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) due to plugging up of these follicles. Warm compresses to the area 3 or 4 times daily followed by the application of an antibiotic ointment like neosporin. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. You may need an oral antibiotic. ...Read more
Upper lip chapped, tiny bumps & tingling for a few weeks now bottom lip has bigger bumps, semi-swollen & tingling. nothing is making upper lip better.
Little spots and acne pimples were formed after having face waxed by common facial wax, these spots acne and pimples don't seem to leave, any help?
Meds: Your dermatologist can prescribe medication to treat this problem. ...Read more
Why do I frequently breakout on my chin area? I have acne prone combination skin. Skin condition on my cheeks, upper lips & chin are drying up lately
Face skin w/ red patches on both cheeks near temples and forehead, discoloration around lips, only during ovulation/period. Recurrent monthly. Plshelp
More information: Have you been on any birth control pill or hormone therapy that you have stopped recently? BTW Advil (ibuprofen) and Ibuprofen are the same medication, make sure not to take a lot of it as it could cause upset stomach, bleeding from stomach and kidney trouble. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hairs on my face , mostly on upper lips, forehead and on jawbone . Can I use eflornithine cream ?
Yes: Vaniqa (eflornithine hydrochloride) cream is used to reduce unwanted facial hair in women. It blocks a certain enzyme needed for hair growth in the skin. This effect slows hair growth and may also make the hair finer and lighter. It does not remove hair or cause the hair to fall out. Common side effects include burning, stinging, tingling, and redness of the skin. ...Read more
Rash in moustache: Seborrheic dermatitis is common in the moustache/beard area as well as scalp, central face, chest and back. Washing the area gently with a dandruff shampoo may help. If this does not help or if there are open sores or pustules, please see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Probably: When biopsies are performed, there is usually scarring unless the biopsy can be done in the form of a superficial shave, which is not always practical for a lip biopsy. However, a biopsy of the lip can be done in such as a way that the scar is significantly camoflauged and once healed (6-12 months) will be difficult to discern from a natural contour of the skin. ...Read more