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Does nair burn?

Does nair burn?

Nair: If you are sensitive to the chemicals in Nair - it could cause a skin burn. ...Read more

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Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Nair Skin burn: It could help to keep skin moisturized. Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

Red bumps: I recommend letting your doctor look at it, to treat any possible infection. ...Read more

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Do waxing burns fade?

Do waxing burns fade?

Yes: Waxing burns are usually superficial and tend to fade with time. If needed, you can use an over-the-counter or prescription fading cream that contains hydroquinone as its active ingredient. Be sure to use sunscreen also, as sun makes dark marks darker. If you are using a retinoid (prescription) or retinol, be sure to stop it at least 3 days before waxing or request hard wax to prevent burns. ...Read more

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Should calamine lotion burn on a sun burn?

Should calamine lotion burn on a sun burn?

If the: Preparation you are using contains ALCOHOL it may burn on raw skin...READ THE LABEL! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Can psoriasis moisturizer get rid of razor burn?

Can psoriasis moisturizer get rid of razor burn?

Agree w Dr. Krauser: 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. Consider > ...Read more

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Bad razor burn & razor bumps on bikini area would a product called tend skin help? please help

Bad razor burn & razor bumps on bikini area would a product called tend skin help?  please help

Please see physician: Bad razor burns and bumps may be due to infected skin. Please see a physician for proper treatment and to avoid scarring ...Read more

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Does toothpaste burn a hickey?

Does toothpaste burn a hickey?

Probably not,: Toothpaste will not burn a hickey. To be used comfortably in the mouth, toothpaste must have a ph similar to the oral environment or it will produce a burning sensation! when your friend gave you the hickey did the ph of his/her mouth produce a burning sensation on your neck or just in your heart?! ...Read more

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How to prevent razor burns and cuts?

How to prevent razor burns and cuts?

Razor burn: 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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Could maderma cure eraser burn scars?

Could maderma cure eraser burn scars?

Scar treatments: Three steps for scar treatments but usually only work in the first six months 1. Sun screen protect area from sun for six months 2. massage scars 3. Silicone base scar gels or strips. ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor burn scars?

How to get rid of razor burn scars?

Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. 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 ...Read more

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How can I shave pubic hair and not get razor burn?

Need to use gel: single blade, and shave in direction of hair growth to reduce risk of razor burn but no guarantees ...Read more

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What to do if i heard that applying aloe vera on razor burns on legs (the tiny little cuts are razor burn right?

What to do if i heard that applying aloe vera on razor burns on legs (the tiny little cuts are razor burn right?

Open Wounds?: If you have open wounds, i.e. bleeding or cuts, you should apply an antibiotic ointment, such as Bacitracin or triple antibiotic ointment. You can wash the wound with soap and water and apply the ointment three times a day. If you do not have open wounds, any moisturizer will treat 'razor burn'. ...Read more

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Why penis burn & pain?

Why penis burn & pain?

STD/STI or UTI: Burning pain in penis can be due to sexually transmitted disease/infection or to urinary tract infection (latter is painful upon urination). Best to go see family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. County & city health clinics can provide this care as can planned parenthood, too (yes, they take care of men, too). Regular proper use of condoms can decrease risk of stds/stis. ...Read more

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Got bad razor bumps & razor burn on my bikini area will tend skin product help get rid of them? Please help really conscious

Got bad razor bumps & razor burn on my bikini area will tend skin product help get rid of them? Please help really conscious

Razor Bumps: Apply corticosteroid cream to your razor bumps to reduce the redness and swelling fast. Corticosteroid cream is mild and can help you quickly. Also try using benzoyl peroxide on your razor bumps. Using a benzoyl peroxide ointment with at least 2.5 percent benzoyl peroxide can reduce the bumps and prevent any kind of rash from forming. ...Read more

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Everytime I shave my pubic hair (genital area) I end up cutting myself or getting razor burn.. How good is laser?

Everytime I shave my pubic hair (genital area) I end up cutting myself or getting razor burn.. How good is laser?

Works well dark hair: If the hair is brown or black the area can be treated with long term to permanent hair reduction. Expect 4-6 sessions about 4 weeks apart. For caucasians all laser types work, and for darker skin the ndyag is appropriate. ...Read more

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How to best treat razor burn?

How to best treat razor burn?

Razor burn Rx: First apply aloe vera or Hydrocortisone cream to soothe. Next, use a glycolic or salicylic acid based lotion. Avoid alcohol containing products or excessive sun exposure. Ibuprofen and cold packs can further help to decrease the inflammation. Lastly, avoid shaving for awhile during the healing phase and in extreme cases follow up with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can be done for razor burn?

What can be done for razor burn?

Razor burn: 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. Consider > ...Read more

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Need some ways to eliminate razor burn?

Need some ways to eliminate razor burn?

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

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Whenever i shave "down there" i get a ton of razor burn and it's just not attractive. Anyway to avoid it?

Whenever i shave "down there" i get a ton of razor burn and it's just not attractive. Anyway to avoid it?

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

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How to treat a razor burn?

How to treat a razor burn?

Razor burn: 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. Consider > ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent razor burn?

What can I do to prevent razor burn?

Razor Burn Prevent: 1. Start with a high quality, sharp razor and change it out frequently. 2. Warm face with water to open pores and soften beard. 3. Use a lubricant or cream and leave on for at least 60-90 sec before shaving. 4. Drag the razor lightly over the face, do not push! 5. Keep the razor in contact with face versus lifting up after a stroke. 6. Apply lotion or hydrocortisone. Or, grow a beard! ...Read more

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How long does razor burn / bumps last?

Depends: Depending on how bad the razor burn is, it could take a day to a few days. You can put aloe or other creams/lotions to help alleviate the discomfort. Remember to do precautions to avoid razor burns such as warm water, shave in direction of hair, and after shave. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to rid of razor burn?

Can you tell me how to rid of  razor burn?

Razor burn: 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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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

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Red bumps: I recommend letting your doctor look at it, to treat any possible infection. ...Read more

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What, if anything, can you do to prevent razor burn?

What, if anything, can you do to prevent razor burn?

Prevent razor burn: Wash area with hot soapy water; rinse with hot water (helps soften hairs and removes dead skin cells); use razor with sharp blades (dull blades drag & irritate); lubricate area with shaving gel/foam to help razor glide; rinse thoroughly with warm water, then cool/cold to soothe skin; apply aloe vera gel (cools and helps heal razor irritation). ...Read more

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Is it possible for inside razor burn to cause vaginal burning?

Is it possible for inside razor burn to cause vaginal burning?

Oh gosh!: Did you try to shave the interior of your vagina? This could easily damage the sensitive vaginal tissues. Trying to shave the interior of the vagina could cause burning. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between razor burn and herpes?

How can you tell the difference between razor burn and herpes?

Razor Burn & Herpes: Razor burns are initially caused by the act of hair being pushed back into the follicle during the process of shaving. As a result, the follicles become inflamed and the skin turns red - may develop an ingrown hair and/or larger bumps. Herpes, however, forms small painful blisters. They usually appear as small fluid-filled painful blisters on the skin and mucous membrane of the body. ...Read more

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What are best remedies for razor burn? And how to prevent it?

What are best remedies for razor burn? And how to prevent it?

Cut gently: Razor burn is from excessive irritation of the skin when shaving. If you have very tough hair, wet the face with water or shaving cream before shaving but avoiding cutting too closely. Another option would be using an electric razor which can do the job. ...Read more

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I have razor burn on my pubic area and it hurts/ wont go away. What do I do? Hurts. Help

I have razor burn on my pubic area and it hurts/ wont go away. What do I do? Hurts. Help

Stop shaving, 4 now: Razor-bumps result from shaving/cutting the hair too short, thus causing the hair to get stuck under the skin causing the bumps. Basically these are trapped hair follicles. Use of some exfoliating skin lotion/cream may help the trapped hair to come through to surface and thus resolve the bumps. So, stop shaving too closely will reduce this. Laser/electrolysis is expensive, but no bumps! good luck. ...Read more

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When i shave i usually get razor burn and it really sucks. Is there any ways that i can prevent that?

When i shave i usually get razor burn and it really sucks. Is there any ways that i can prevent that?

Good technique helps: 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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My boyfriend gets very bad razor burn on his neck when he shaves, and usually uses a cheap 3 blade razor. Could a more durable 5 blade razor help?

My boyfriend gets very bad razor burn on his neck when he shaves, and usually uses a cheap 3 blade razor. Could a more durable 5 blade razor help?

Less blades better. : Blade number doesn't affect razor burns. If anything more is worse. It has to do with his skin's sensitivity and also the kind of barrier he uses for shaving. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract herpes if your partner of 3 years doesn't have it? I'm at a point where I'm really not sure if this is just bad razor burn?

Is it possible to contract herpes if your partner of 3 years doesn't have it? I'm at a point where I'm really not sure if this is just bad razor burn?

Only by sex: The only way to catch genital herpes is sexual contact with an infected partner. Having no symptoms doesn't necessarily mean your partner doesn't have herpes; many infected people don't know it but still pass herpes to partners. Razor burn and herpes are quite different -- if you have pimple-like bumps or inflammation in areas you shave, probably it's not herpes. But see a doctor ASAP to be sure. ...Read more