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Clogged pore on leg not caused by shaving or acne. ?

Clogged pore on leg not caused by shaving or acne. ?

Dilated Pore : A dilated pore is a condition in which a small skin tumor forms within a hair follicle. Dermatologists often call the resulting bump an open comedo, although a dilated pore does not have the exact same cause as acne blemishes from excess sebum. This skin problem is also frequently called a dilated pore of winer, . ...Read more

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How do I make pores on my legs less visible?

How do I make pores on my legs less visible?

Pores: There really is no medical way to make your pores less visible other than using make up to conceal. If the pores show up as red bumps then you might have another condition called keratosis pilaris that is inherited. ...Read more

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What can I do to remove the big pores on my legs? Big pores with brown color and hair growing inside the skin

What can I do to remove the big pores on my legs? Big pores with brown color and hair growing inside the skin

Laser: Laser treatement is possible. It costs a lot of money though and you have to pay cash. See if a dermatologist can do it via insurance, but not sure if you can. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Folliculitis: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness and irritation. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving can help reduce this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

Maybe shaving?: Some people do have darkening of the hair follicles following repeated shaving. Frequent, close-shaving causes minor trauma to the hair follicles and some folks can be sensitive to this, hence getting darker pores/follicles. If you stop shaving for an extended period of time, likely it will improve. Laser treatment /hair removal may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was born with these large raised pores on my legs. Is there a name for it?

Need more info: Where are the pores? If on your thighs, could be keratosis pilaris if at top of your butt crack, could be pilonidal cysts. More info will help. ...Read more