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Doctor insights on: Salicylic Acid Razor Bumps

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Can I use 20% salicylic acid to take care of razor bumps and scars on the back of the neck?

Can I use 20% salicylic acid to take care of razor bumps and scars on the back of the neck?

Oh my no!: Salicyclic acid is used for plantar warts and is pretty destructive to skin. Razor bumps are from skin irritation; scars are permanent, improve with time, and may improve with topical medications such as mederma. Don't use salicylic acid! ...Read more

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Pimple like bumps on scalp. Not responding to dandruff or tar shampoo or salicylic acid. No flaking or burning. Occasionally itches, but never severe.

Pimple like bumps on scalp. Not responding to dandruff or tar shampoo or salicylic acid. No flaking or burning. Occasionally itches, but never severe.

Many possibilities: Unfortunately they could be many things. Having somebody look at it in person would be the best. There are possibilities such as lice and ranging two small infections. ...Read more

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How can a woman avoid razor bumps while shaving?

How can a woman avoid razor bumps while shaving?

Good technique: 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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Getting razor bumps when you don't shave? Why is this?

Getting razor bumps when you don't shave? Why is this?

Razor Bumps: It takes time for the razor bumps to form after you shave. Many shaving creams and gels are made inexpensively with ingredients that can dry out the skin like sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate and alcohol. So read labels and stay clear, because dry skin makes a happy ground for bumps and ingrown hairs. Not to mention dull and dry skin. ...Read more

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I have razor bumps "down there" and i really want them gone. I just don't know how. Any help?

I have razor bumps "down there" and i really want them gone. I just don't know how. Any help?

Razor bumps: 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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Any ideas on why i'm getting razor bumps all of a sudden?

Any ideas on why i'm getting razor bumps all of a sudden?

How do you shave?: 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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How razor bumps look on a vagina?

How razor bumps look on a vagina?

Pubic hair razor: bumps can look like a pimple, a pink bump or even like a boil. ...Read more