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How prevent ingrown hairs on prosthetic?

How prevent ingrown hairs on prosthetic?

Unusual : This is somewhat unusual but not necessarily any risk. Would have it looked at by a dermatologist. What kind of prosthetic? ...Read more

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How can I prevent ingrown hairs from shaving?

How can I prevent ingrown hairs from shaving?

Avoid closest shave: Before shaving wash face with warm soap and water. Rinse off and then apply shving gel. Avoid trying to get the closest shave in the world since this increases the risk of ingrown hairs. If you only get ingrown hairs on your neck, and the hair is dark, you could consider laser hair removal. ...Read more

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How can I prevent reoccurring infected ingrown hairs?

Several things: Moisturizing your skin can sometimes help, as well as either shaving regularly, or letting them grow out. Men often have this problem on their neck or face if they shave, while women often have problems in the bikini area. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Are there good ways to prevent ingrown hairs and the itching from shaving pubic hair?

Shaving: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How can I prevent ingrown hairs?

How can I prevent ingrown hairs?

Don't shave: Stop shaving or plucking to avoid getting ingrown hairs. If you want to remove hair get laser treatments. ...Read more

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How to prevent ingrown nails?

Cut nails : Straight across, and don't off corners.

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Which lets hair grow faster, plucking or trimming ?

Which lets hair grow faster, plucking or trimming
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No effect on rate: Plucking or trimming will not effect there rate at which hair grows. Plucking may damage the follicle making you prone to ingrown hairs. ...Read more

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I keep getting ingrown hair folicle ?

Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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Will laser hair removal effectively prevent hidradenitis suppurativa from getting worse/lesions from recurring/new ones forming?

Will laser hair removal effectively prevent hidradenitis suppurativa from getting worse/lesions from recurring/new ones forming?

It is one of the : treatments we use in the armamentarium to treat hidradenitis. By destroying the follicles, less cysts tend to form. However, other modalities are necessary to keep the condition under control. ...Read more

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What are some tips to avoid ingrown hairs while shaving?

What are some tips to avoid ingrown hairs while shaving?

Avoid goosebumps: Avoid shaving goose bumps. If you get ingrown hairs often try initially shaving with the grain of the hair and then against it. ...Read more

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Can medication remove hundreds of ingrown hairs?

Maybe: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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How to prevent pubic hair from growing and itching after shaving?

How to prevent pubic hair from growing and itching after shaving?

Many: If we assume there is no hormonal or medical cause for abnormalheair growth then unfortunately the ways of making hair growth less are minimal. Waxing pulls hair out from the route so although it's uncomfortable it tens to work better than shaving with less itching. Laser removal is expensive but works even better and semi-permanently. Your final and most tedious option is electrolysis, expensive ...Read more

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How to prevent shaving rash and ingrown hair on neck?

NMS but: This is not my specialty but generally one needs to get the hair moistened then shave against the grain. The more curly the hair , the more problem with ingrown hair. Talk to your barber to get some practical tips. ...Read more

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How to naturally prevent unibrows without tweezing , waxing , laser. electrolysis etc? Also is there any natuural way to stop eyebrow growth?

How to naturally prevent unibrows without tweezing , waxing , laser. electrolysis etc? Also is there any natuural way to stop eyebrow growth?

Sorry: but know of no effective natural method for ceasing hair growth between eyebrows. If there was one, women wouldn't pay so much for tweezing, waxing, laser and electrolysis. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I stop ingrown hairs after shaving?

You can not: Though hygienic measures are your best thing. Temporarily apply olive oil or coconut oil after shaving. ...Read more

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Best way to rid infected pores and/or ingrown hairs.?

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Best way to rid infected pores and/or ingrown hairs.?

Retinol: In addition to dr williams's recommendation to avoid shaving too closely, i typically add a retinol (otc) or prescription tretinoin to the regimen. This class of medication causes peeling, and helps the ingrowns hairs to surface. ...Read more

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How to prevent ingrown hairs on your nipples?

Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs are hairs that do not release their secretions or follicle through the skin properly and become infected. You may consider regular cleaning of this area up to twice a day if needed. Allowing the hair to grow out may also help avoid possible infection at the site. ...Read more