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Red Bumps After Brazilian Wax
This waxing problem is very common and it is probably a folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) due to plugging up of these follicles.
Warm compresses to the area 3 or 4 times daily followed by the application of an antibiotic ointment like neosporin. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. You may need an oral antibiotic. ...Read more
Ingrown hairs: Is a possibilityGet a more detailed answer ›
Carefully: A shave (following the direction of hair growth) prior to waxing may help. ...Read more
My legs full of red dots it used to be red bumps but since I started scrubbing & moisturizing & waxing it becomes softer but still has those dots?
Keratosis pilaris: This is a normal condition which gets better with time. A dermatologist can prescribe a cream that may help. ...Read more
I m gettin red bumps ovr my shoulders n arms n dey r vry itchy. Its cuz of waxing I guess or sm othr reason. Dey r givin bad impression. Wat cn be done?
Got an upper lip wax a week ago. Since then have small red bumps on my lip. This has happened before but has never lasted as long. What is wrong?
Folliculitis: Irritation of hair follicles. Suggest you shave, instead. ...Read more
Whatever method I use to remove hair (shaving, waxing, etc), I still have a rash and red bumps besides ingrown hair. What should I do to have nice legs?
Laser: Consider laser hair removal but only under a doctor's care. It does really work (on dark hairs, not blonde/red/gray; and best on light skin. ...Read more
Husband has five bumps/sores/bug bites on his pubic area. What is it? No dischage. Wife ichy after Brazilian wax, but no sores or whatever it is
See your doctor: This type of rash must be seen by the doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I got a Brazilian wax and from a place other than my usual spa and I have gotten quite a few hair bumps. What is the solution to get rid of them?
Folliculitis: Likely you have a slight inflammation of the hair follicles the area after a waxing si traumatized and you lose some epidermis as well. Keep the area clean and use warm soaks. If it gets warm, tender, red or pus then see a physician to make sure there isn't a cellulitis or infection of the open skin ...Read more
Grooming: Grooming of the pubic hair area may be a risk factor for developing skin infections from herpes, molluscum contagiosum and bacterial skin infections such as folliculitis. One can also get contact dermatitis from the wax. As you can imagine, one must take precautions or use other methods if problems are caused. Meds are available for most complications see your MD. ...Read more
I had a Brazilian wax and I shave my vagina every week. Now I have ingrown hairs, bumps, itching, and peeling skin. What can I do?
Grooming: One usually does not go to the doctor for grooming advice. But, here the answer is simple. Either stop shaving or change your razor. ...Read more
I had a Brazilian wax about 4 days ago and now the area where she waxed and my upper inside thighs are red burning and itchy.?
Probable allergy: It sounds like you may have had had an allergic reaction to something in the wax or something applied to your skin after the wax. I would try putting 1% Hydrocortisone cream, available over the counter, on the area twice a day. I would not put anything else on it. Sometimes when people are in this situation, their good intentions wind up making things worse. If not better, contact your md. ...Read more
Received a Brazilian wax today. Isn't my first time. Was new place. Was stinging and now inner labia is red, hurts to wipe after going to the toilet?
What is a good drug store medicine for an allergic reaction? I have redness on my eyelids and a lot of red bumps all over my face.
Benedryl: Benadryl or the generic called "diphenhydramine" is often the drug store's own brand of allergy medicine. It can possibly cause some drowsiness so use caution but it can be your first line choice for an allergic reaction. If it does not help or the reaction gets worse or you start to have any trouble swallowing, go to the er asap for help. ...Read more
I am experiencing vaginal irritation. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation with red bumps. What should I do?
There are a number: Of potential causes for your symptoms and several STDs that will give you these symptoms. It would be important to make an appointment for evaluation and testing so that you can receive the appropriate treatment for your ailment. ...Read more
Got shingles on March 17 & small rash. No blisters just red bumps. Didn't pop or pick scabs but bumps won't go away. Redness gone but not bumps. Scars?
Question diagnosis: Did you diagnose yourself or did a doctor make the diagnosis? In any case, it is time to consult a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread internally?
Staph Infections: Yes. Of course. I am not sure why you have not gone to the doctor. This is not a kind of infection and not a place to just wait and let it get worse. Please get to your family doctor urgently. ...Read more
Hiii m too slim want to get healthy and my face is too prone to oily skin plus white puss pimples and red bumps having blood and pain and redness?
Eat healthy: Eat a diet with at least 80 grams of complete (animal or soy) protein every day and lots of fresh vegetables and fruits with some whole grains and perform regular exercise for good health. Don't worry about being too skinny if you have good energy and eat right. Try over-the counter acne medicines such as benzoyle peroxide or the Proactive products. If this isn't enough, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have papulopustular rosacea. Numerous red bumps with pus filled appear on my face especially on & around nose. Redness appear on sun exposure. Remedy??
I have red dry areas on my face, as well as small red bumps. They sometimes get redder and puffy, and sometimes they subside. I am in my 50's.
I have a rush all over my body except my face and feet. I have been having it for a week. It’s not itchy but creates red bumps on my skin please help?
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Various: Small bumps on the skin surrounding the clitoris could be small skin cysts. They are usually pink like the surrounding skin. Sometimes certain infections can cause bumps- like condylomata or molluscum. Having your doctor examine the bumps would be necessary to know for sure. ...Read more
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