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Shaving Bumps On Legs
Possibly: Ingrown hairs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Shaved a couple weeks ago, noticed a bump on my leg (might be from shaving) it hasn't gone away yet, and it's been 3 weeks, any advice? Met w/ nurse.
Shave gently: Irritation of hairs is worse if you press hard or go over the same area too many times. Shave very gently. Change the blade frequently. Use shaving cream. The longer you go between shaves the harder it is, so you may wish to shave more frequently. But spend less time at each shave. You may also consider chemical or electric shaves. Laser can be tried to reduce the number of hairs. Read more
I have little bumps on my legs, get worse with scratching/shaving. I've had them for a while! Some are skin colored, others are red.
I have black bumps on my legs it's not a skin condition and it's not from shaving and when I pick at it little back hairs come out of the bump?
I have bumps all over my legs from putting on cream after shaving. Some of them are oozing a clear liquid. What should I use to clear it up?
Will applying rubbing alcohol to my legs before shaving help avoid razor bumps? What can else can I do? I have very sensitive skin
Unlikely: Razor bumps are due to irritation from shaving and ingrown hairs. Rubbing alcohol can dry out the skin and irritate sensitive skin even more. Try a fresh blade, shaving in direction of hair growth, use a thin layer of shaving cream, and gently exfoliate periodically. Sometimes depilatories or laser hair removal & not shaving at all gives the best relief & prevention! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pimple like bumps on my legs that showed after getting a tattoo and shaving over it with a razor that is about a month old what could it be?
I have lots of ingrown hairs & marks on my legs & thighs from using epilator & waxing & lots of bumps from shaving what can I do to make them go away?
I developed a rash after shaving my legs. Looked like razor bumps. Rash worse around ankles and better on the legs but rash has spread to feet and itc?
I have red itchy bumps on my legs only. I've changed soap, detergent, lotion, & stopped shaving. Also tried a new razor w/ ea shave. Legs are scabbed.
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
Hello - How should I treat razor bumps that have emerged 1-2 days after shaving my legs? It looks like I have pox everywhere! I'm using Hibicleans to wash them and the applying Vanicream moisturizer and a combo of Tend Skin and polysporin ointment now. (I
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. Read more