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So shaving down will make the hundreds of little ingrown hairs go away?

So  shaving down will make the hundreds of little ingrown hairs go away?

SHAVING DOWN: Shaving down will prevent new ingrown hairs. The ingrown hairs that are already there will disappear by themselves. If you think these are infected, use an antibacterial soap twice daily and apply neosporin ointment at night to these. ...Read more

Ingrown Hair (Definition)

Hairs that have curled around and grown back into your skin instead of ...Read more


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I have small annoying ingrown hairs or hair folecules I am not sure which it is but I really need it to go away as I've experienced it for a while now?

I have small annoying ingrown hairs or hair folecules I am not sure which it is but I really need it to go away as I've experienced it for a while now?

There are: a number of "safe" ways available over the counter HOWEVER my advice is to seek the expertise of a Dermatologist whose field is COSMETIC Dermatology.

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have had an ingrown hair for a little over a week! It's now a sore from me messing with it... Will this hinder it's ability to go away?

I have had an ingrown hair for a little over a week! It's now a sore from me messing with it... Will this hinder it's ability to go away?

No: Please leave it alone. It sounds like you have irritated it. If its quite red, you might need some antibiotics to settle it down. I would suggest applying polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) over the sore 3 times per day. It should all go away in several weeks. ...Read more

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After an infection from an ingrown hair that healed up I still have a little lump there it's been about two weeks how long until it goes down ?

After an infection from an ingrown hair that healed up I still have a little lump there it's been about two weeks how long until it goes down 
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Abscess: May be reactive tissue which will eventually disappear or granuloma which can persist. If the infection was not totally cleared, this may be an abscess, which will eventually become evident without drainage. ...Read more

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Small red bumps on my stomach won't go away. Ingrown hair maybe? How can I treat this? Thank you. Tom

Small red bumps on my stomach won't go away. Ingrown hair maybe? How can I treat this? Thank you. 

Tom

On line consultation: Would like to help but it's not possible to diagnose your rash without seeing it.You can have an online consultation on Health Tap where you can upload photos of the rash. They should be in sharp focus and include several closeups as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair in vagina lip while 33 weeks pregnant, it hurts when I touch it. It has a little of white head. what can I do so it can go away?

Ingrown hair in vagina lip while 33 weeks pregnant, it hurts when I touch it. It has a little of white head. what can I do so it can go away?

Warm compresses: DO NOT SQUEEZE! OK to apply Neosporin ointment to the inflamed area and use Advil for pain and swelling. Sitz baths 3-4 times daily and use baggy cotton boxer underwear.If extremely swollen- may require drainage and/or systemic antibiotics. ...Read more

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I had a small lump like little bump come up on my Down area. It's just one. But it hurts and it's soar. And it's not a ingrown hair. hurts to touch ?

Hemorrhoid: If you mean a bump around the outside of your rectum, this could be a hemorrhoid. This comes from constipation. Add fberr to your diet. For symptomatic relief use an over the counter ointment like hemorrhoid x. Good luck! ...Read more

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Yesterday small painful pimple/ ingrown hair- like bumbs have appared around the nipple area. What is this and will this go away on its own?

Yesterday small painful pimple/ ingrown hair- like bumbs have appared around the nipple area. What is this and will this go away on its own?

Nipple pain: It depends if you are lactating? If not, it is possible this will resolve on own but if not, you may need antibiotics and to be checked. ...Read more

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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 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?

Dermatologist: All these procedures can cause ingrowing hairs, bumps and scarring. Letting the hair grow may help ease this problem. If the problems is severe you may want to see a dermatologist to see if they can offer some treatments to speed up the process. ...Read more

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What to do about ingrown hairs months after shaving down there?

Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more

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I have small irritated puss filled pimples on my inner thigh.Could it be from shaving a few days ago? I have seen a doctor for ingrown hair but forgot to ask about this problem.

Benzoyl peroxide: Neither neosporin nor Bacitracin are legitimate therapy for anything & should not be sold.. If it does not clear with 2% or 5% otc benzoyl peroxide, see your dr. For oral doxycycline. Shave very gently. ...Read more

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I got my legs waxed for the first time. A week later the hair is growing back ingrown. Will the ingrown hairs go away by itself? What should I do?

I got my legs waxed for the first time. A week later the hair is growing back ingrown. Will the ingrown hairs go away by itself? What should I do?

Warm compresses: Here's a link that will answer your question: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/folliculitis/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20025909 Before you go for waxing the next time make sure you have conditioned your skin by soaking your legs in warm water for a few minutes and applying moisturizer. You can also use soothing moisturizers with aloe after the waxing. ...Read more

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I have two ingrown hairs on my lady bits, one popped and the other one didn't will they go away if i leave them alone??

I have two ingrown hairs on my lady bits, one popped and the other one didn't will they go away if i leave them alone??

Usualy: Most of the time they go away if you leave them alone. If you are concerned you could have a doctor look at it and evaluation if surgical correction is needed. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting small ingrown hairs all the time?

You may have: A common condition called "pseudo-folliculitis". There are some products that can help with this. Best to see a local dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hey i shave down in my male parts i think i got ingrown hairs a b thry kinda hurt what should i do?

Hey i shave down in my male parts i think i got ingrown hairs a b thry kinda hurt what should i do?

Folliculitis: First- STOP SHAVING and THROW AWAY YOU OLD RAZOR. You can use a thin layer of Neosporin ointment and I would advise disposable razors after this clears up ( at least 7-10 days). If not improved see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will ingrown hair on the vagina go away on its own?

Sometimes: Can help them along with hot soaks, using acne cream to help the infection. However, if no better in a week, should see healthcare provider as this may not just be ingrown hair. Could be a lesion of a sexually transmitted disease. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more