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Razor Burn Infection Dogs
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
No: Please don't use this as a solution. You can store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can also be used for itching. Do not burn the area to control itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Extreme itching w/ small cuts & blistering in vaginal area around anus & up butt crack. Pathology neg for bacteria, fungus & other. What could it be?
Yeast rash: Yeast infections of the skin often present as beefy red bumps/pimples around a larger red area, these are known as 'satellite papules/pustules'. This can look very much like a severe case of razor burn. Otc remedies like clotrimazole, Miconazole or ketoconazole can all be effective for yeast infections of the skin. ...Read more
How to disinfect electric beard trimmer, comb, nail clipper and scissors to disinfect the bacteria from folliculitis? I cant afford expensive chemical
Below: comb, nail clipper and scissors should be washed, dried and then soaked in alcohol for 1/2 hour. The electric beard trimmer: if possible remove the head and do the same procedure as above. If not removable, clean as good as possible, then use a Qtip and dab the head with alcohol. ...Read more
Recovering from vaginal yeast infection. Have chaffing & little inflammation thats all. Vagisil & Mobistat burn. Can I use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) to prevent chafing?
Severe eyelid skin irritation, as well as on/in left ear; swollen; itching
Will wash & scratch to rawness?
Pruritis: You have some kind of contact dermatitis on the ear and eyelid. Call your doctor to give you antihistamine ointment and oral medication. Some very serious allergic conditions may start locally with itching and then spread and lead to a serious condition. Try to establish the cause. ...Read more
House suffer from fleas infestation. Male 32 yo suffer from itching small wounds caused by fleas bite. Please advise how to ease the itch avoid wound?
Topical treatment: Obviously the first step is to treat the infestation. You can contact a professional exterminator to do this for you. For the itching you can apply Hydrocortisone cream 1% (over the counter) as directed in package insert or calamine lotion (which is also over the counter). Wash the insect bite site with soap and water and keep it clean. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Fungi and bacteria can reside in dirt and dark moist places. If one were to take a bath in a tub with these growing in it there is a possibility that the open mucosa of the vagina could become infected. If you are having discharge, pain, discomfort, or any bad odors this might be the case. Best bet is to see your doctor who can determine what the infection is and how to treat it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes or pimples due to shaving and new lotion? Some pimples and itching/burning like razor burn.
Folliculitis: Razor burn is broadly defined as a skin irritation developing after shaving. It appears as a red rash, sometimes with swelling & itching. Frequent shaving, using a dull blade, shaving dry & sensitive skin are associated. If the inflammation of the hair follicle leads to infection, pustules or pimples might develop--folliculitis. Herpes simplex would not be expected but would look like blisters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hand sanitizer dried out hands & skin cut & bled & have tiny itchy bumps that won't go away with creams or hydrocortisone. Fungal? Allergy? Bacterial?
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