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Razor Burn Bumps
Possibly: Mrsa (methicillin-resistant staph aureus bacteria) infection of the skin can occur after irritation such as shaving. Usually it presents as a boil, but can also be red bumps or pustules over the hair follicles (folliculitis). If there are no pus bumps, it is also possible that you have an irritant or allergic dermatitis under your arms. See your doctor to culture the area and treat it. ...Read more
Several options: There are several over the counter topical skin lotions specifically indicated for razor burns on the market. Watch for signs of infected hair follicles, which may require a prescription antibiotic to resolve. Also, try scrubbing in the shower with epsom salt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male. Shaved chest improperly. I have razor burn/razor bumps on my upper chest. What can I apply to help healing?Neosporin? Cetaphil?tweeze in-growns?
I have little bumps around my genital area. Can you describe the differences between herpes and razor burn? The bumps are small like pimples.
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
Red bump like things above vagina and near anus. About 4 days now. Have scabbed. Razor bumps/burn or herpes/other std? Seem to have spread.
See derm: You have to see dermatologist for this problem because it could get out of control. ...Read more
Laser: People who get irritation and razor burn in the bikini line often struggle with this problem for a long time before finally deciding to do laser hair removal. If this is your problem, laser hair removal is likely the most effective option. The upfront cost is significant, but the relief can be life changing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I thought i had a razor burn it was like a cut, a day later two bump arose with like a dimple on it, now I don't know if it's abcess or herpes.
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