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Doctor insights on: Shave Minimizing Lotion

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So around 5 days ago I noticed these bumps around the base of shaft they have heads on them and it is very painful now I do close shave at the base where shaft meets base also that Monday the girlfriend had used some kind of lotion on me as well . It was

So around 5 days ago I noticed these bumps around the base of shaft they have heads on them and it is very painful now I do close shave at the base where shaft meets base also that Monday the girlfriend had used some kind of lotion on me as well . It was

See your doctor : It may be a result of a contact to the lotion but when dealing with sores, you have to make sure it is not herpes. Stop shaving the area and keep to well irrigated. The shaving may be causing irritation of the hair follicles. All the best and be checked today. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Folliculitis: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness and irritation. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving can help reduce this. ...Read more

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After shaving my head with a razor then going outside without my hat, can cetaphil moisturizing lotion protect my shaved head from sun?

After shaving my head with a razor then going outside without my hat, can cetaphil moisturizing lotion protect my shaved head from sun?

Ideally you would: Use a lotion or cream that contains some form of sunscreen. Since this is a sensitive part when your hair is removed, you'll want to be extra careful about a sunburn in this area. Aim for a sunscreen on the order of at least SPF 30 or more. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have itchy dry flaky skin where i shave around vaginal area and upper inner thighs. Itching goes away after shower and tried lotion but doesnt help.

I have itchy dry flaky skin where i shave around vaginal area and upper inner thighs. Itching goes away after shower and tried lotion but doesnt help.

Grooming: Grooming the pubic hair is a popular trend but is not medically necessary. If it is causing you problems then consider not shaving. Some benefit from using shaving cream to calm the skin. Others user clippers. Others just let pubic hair grow naturally. ...Read more

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Why do my legs burn when I put lotion on them after I shave?

Why do my legs burn when I put lotion on them after I shave?

Sensitive skin: When you shave you are not only removing hair but the top few layers of skin and in possibly damaging some hair follicles. Moisturizing is important but many products on the market have a high alcohol content which can cause irritation and pain. Make sure you read the ingredient list and look for water and glycerin as the top ingredients. ...Read more

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Dr., when i shave my neck with an electric razor i get rashes (see photo), even with a pre-shave lotion. What is this condition and how is it treated?

Pseudofolliculitis: It is most likely pseudofolliculitis some treatment options include: -grow a beard -shave less often -double bladed razor + wet shaving -topical antibiotics -topical steroids -topical retinoids -oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can cocoa butter lotion get rid off razor bumps on the bikini line? Especially if i'm a regular shaver & plucker in that area?

Can cocoa butter lotion get rid off razor bumps on the bikini line? Especially if i'm a regular shaver & plucker in that area?

May make it worse: Cocoa butter lotion is made from the cacao plant, and not the coconut oil. So, cocoa butter has moisturizing properties more than antiseptic properties. Raw coconut oil has antibacterial, antiviral, and moisturizing properties too. The lotion may be too thick to put on your bumps, and using something like aloe vera would be more suitable than either cocoa butter or coconut. Use something gentle. ...Read more