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Burned vagina from hair removal cream. What can I do?

Burned vagina from hair removal cream. What can I do?

A few things: First schedule an appointment to make sure no serious injury is present. In the meantime, apply an ice pack. Use over the counter topical Lidocaine spray. Soothing agents such as A and D ointment can help. Oatmeal baths can help. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Strimling
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Hair Removal (Definition)

Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more


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I used hair removal cream on vagina and broke out. Is this herpes?

I used hair removal cream on vagina and broke out. Is this herpes?

Depilatory rash: It is possible that a depilatory (hair removal) cream can cause irritation, an allergic reaction or even burns on delicate mucous membranes. It is also possible that this irritation can lead to a herpes breakout if the person has a genital herpes infection. Please see your dermatologist or ob/gyn for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hair removal cream on vagina during pregnancy ?

It is safe: This cream will not be absorbed and will have no effect on your developing baby. You may use it as directed without problems. ...Read more

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What hair removal cream is okay for the pubic area down by the vagina and armpit ? And over-the-counter cream in case of rash?

What hair removal cream is okay for the pubic area down by the vagina and armpit ? And over-the-counter cream in case of rash?

Hair removal creams: As a dermatologist, i can tell you that over the counter products for hair removal very seldom work. Laser hair removal is the most effective, but expensive. Vaniqa (eflornithine) is a cream that can be used to reduce dark hairs, usually prescribed for facial hair, but could be effective in the armpits and groin. It is not covered by insurance. Hydrocortisone 1% cream for otc tx of rashes. ...Read more

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Does laser hair removal treatment of the vagina hurt ? How safe is it ? How much will it cost? Should you get it done if you have bumps on your vagina

Does laser hair removal treatment of the vagina hurt ? How safe is it ? How much will it cost? Should you get it done if you have bumps on your vagina

Laser Hair Removal : Generally laser hair removal is safe. Any part of the body can be treated. Darker skin or lighter hair will not work as well. The more contrast between the skin and hair the better. Costs vary. $300-500 a treatment. 3-5 treatments, and a occasional touch up. Pain? Usually uncomfortable but not too bad. Topical creams can be used if needed. ...Read more

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Hard black pimple on the surface of my vagina it doesn't hurt when i touch it and it doesn't bleed or irritates me i have tried homemade hair removal treatment and it hasn't been removed what should i do?

Hard black pimple on the surface of my vagina it doesn't hurt when i touch it and it doesn't bleed or irritates me i have tried homemade hair removal treatment and it hasn't been removed what should i do?

Examination: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. You need a diagnosis of the skin lesion before you attempt home treatment ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rash on.Face due to hair removal cream?

What is the treatment for rash on.Face due to  hair removal cream?

Stop the cream: The facial skin is thinner than other parts of the body skin and is much more reactive. Hair removal cream is mostly for legs and the trunk and should be kept away from the eyes . If you face has gotten a rash, you might also be allergic. Stop the cream, wash off the skin and use an emmolient. You might try a light application of cortisone 0.5% cream from your drug store. ...Read more

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Is laser hair removal safe ? Especially at areas of vagina and armpits?

Yes by experienced : Laser hair removal is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed and therefore you may have heard of some complications such as burns. However, the risks are comparatively low when your procedure is performed by an experienced individual who is familiar with the proper settings. ...Read more

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From years of bad shaving I have dark spots on my vagina . I now do laser hair removal which makes the dark spots recognizable. What should I do ?

From years of bad shaving I have dark spots on my vagina . I now do laser hair removal which  makes the dark spots recognizable. What should I do ?

Dermatology consult: Please consult a dermatologist. Dark spots on your vulva or vagina may or may not be from shaving and need a physical exam. Benign vulvar melanosis is possible but needs an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I used hair removal on private area and broke out really bad on one side of my vagina it hurts when I use the bathroom and glands are swollen why?

Many causes: That area has many delicate soft tissues that responded vigorously and rapidly to trauma. Depending on the method used, there may be inflammation as it tries to heal or a low-grade infection. It should be improving after 7 to 10 days but if not, then you really should see a physician to ensure the problem is not significant. The swollen glands (lymph nodes) are a response to the inflammation. ...Read more

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Any natural masks i coul put on my bikin line&vaginal lips to make my vagina brighten&cleaner, to get rid of lil bumps and ingrowns from hair removal?

Any natural masks i coul put on my bikin line&vaginal lips to make my vagina brighten&cleaner, to get rid of lil bumps and ingrowns from hair removal?

Rejuvenation : Skin irritation can be reduced in the area by a different form of hair removal such as laser hair removal when all irritation has resolved and hair growth has recovered. Pigment changes are more difficult to comment on because the nature of the issue might not be amenable to phototherapy. ...Read more

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What is the best hair removal cream for males in those sensitive areas?

What is the best hair removal cream for males in those sensitive areas?

Best product: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Waxing is better or hair removal cream?Which is best?

Either: Both have advantages/disadvantages. Better forms of hear removal would be laser hair removal or electrolysis. See http://www.Webmd.Com/beauty/hair-removal/for-women-only-best-options-for-hair-removal. ...Read more

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Can I use a hair removal cream instead of shaving everyday? Mediterranean.

If you mean...: ...Instead of shaving your face, depilatories are too harsh, in general, to be used on the face. I also don't recommend using them under the arms or in the groin area, for the same reason. Legs are no problem for most people. ...Read more

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Can docs recommend a good leg hair removal creams?

Leg hair removal: Most topical hair removal creams may provide temporary response. I do not know of any comparison studies that show one topical product is better than another. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to put hair removal lotion cream on penis?

When reading : Warnings for most depilatories they indicate that it should not be placed on genitalia. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use hair removal creams such as veet or revitol, on areaswith keratosis pilaris?

Is it a good idea to use hair removal creams such as veet or revitol, on areaswith keratosis pilaris?

No: Any cream strong enough to dissolve hair can irritate the skin. If it is already dry from a skin condition like keratosis pilaris it may be more likely to irritate. ...Read more

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Can I use hair removal cream around my genital area , i'm a female. Is there a specific cream for that area?

Can I use hair removal cream around my genital area , i'm a female. Is there a specific cream for that area?

No: The skin in the pubic area is too delicate. If you use the normal hair remover cream or wax, it may cause serious irritation and pain increasing the risk of skin infection. There are specialized products for that area. Better yet, have it waxed by at a salon/spa. They can do a better job, have the right products, and can take care of any irritation that may develop. ...Read more

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Is there any local anesthesia so it wont hurt during waxing (hair removal) like a cream or spray ? Thanks a lot

Is there any local anesthesia so it wont hurt during waxing (hair removal) like a cream or spray ? Thanks a lot

Lidocaine: There is a Lidocaine cream that can be applied but it is very difficult to use. It must be slapped on in a thick layer and be wrapped with plastic wrap to prevent it from getting wiped off. Removed just before the waxing. ...Read more

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I want to use Nair or veet hair removal cream. Is this safe?? Do these chemicals cause cancer or other problems with toxicity?

I want to use Nair or veet hair removal cream. Is this safe?? Do these chemicals cause cancer or other problems with toxicity?

You're fine: There are prank / disinformation websites making false claims about most personal care products. Ignore them. ...Read more

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I used hair removal cream earlier and forgot to wash my hands afterwards. I then had a biscuit. Will I die because I didn't wash my hands?

I used hair removal cream earlier and forgot to wash my hands afterwards. I then had a biscuit. Will I die because I didn't wash my hands?

NPIS United Kingdom: In Scotland, England and Wales, people can call 111to reach the National Poison Information Service. You should call this number and have the bottle with you. Describe any symptoms to them and the amount you think you ingested. They will counsel you on whether you need to go to the ER.
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Have a rash lower my bikini line not toooo much very minor and upon that when used hair removal cream caused a bit redness and bleeding cause?

Have a rash lower my bikini line not toooo much very minor and upon that when used hair removal cream caused a bit redness and bleeding cause?

Hair removal: Hair removal cream causes skin irritation and irritation of the hair follicles. If your rash is in the sam area that you applied to cream then this is likely the cause. It should resolve on its own with time. If not your doctor should evaluate for infection. ...Read more

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My boyfriend used a fast actng gel cream hair removal in the face now he has bumps and face is swollen he used cold water but nothing what can he use

My boyfriend used a fast actng gel cream hair removal in the face now he has bumps and face is swollen he used cold water but nothing what can he use

I : I agree with above. Many facial products contain fragrances and preservatives that patients can be allergic or sensitive to. Hydrocortisone cream and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help and a visit to a dermatologist will be helpful if the symptoms persist or worsen. Read more about skin allergies and skin allergy testing at the link below. ...Read more

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Is the usage for over-the-counter numbing creams for home laser hair removal bad? What are the side effects of numbing creams? Can you recommend any?

Not recommended: Topical numbing creams are prescription only. The reason for this is that the numbing agents can be absorbed into the blood stream and cause toxicity and even death. This is more likely to happen when larger areas are treated. It is best to use numbing creams with the guidance of a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. James Mirabile
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Irritability (Definition)

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