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Doctor insights on: Soreness Of Hair Follicles On The Head

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Follicle (Definition)

An ovarian follicle contains a hollow ball of cells with an immature egg in the center. It is a structure within the ovary containing the egg that ...Read more


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How to stop skin picking habit? Face with black heads and groin with hair follicles.

How to stop skin picking habit? Face with black heads and groin with hair follicles.

Behavior therapy: Changing a habit can be challenging. Now the question is: is this a compulsion? Can you really control it? You'll have to answer this in a very honest way to yourself, because that will be the difference between the need on self training on not doing it or need for medication to control the impulse. ...Read more

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What causes clogged hair follicle on head from shaving?

Ingrown hair: coarse or curly hair is more apt to poke back into skin. The opening to the hair follicle can become clogged with dead skin cells. ...Read more

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Can blunt razor blade be powerful enough to take out hair follicles from my head upon shaving?

Can blunt razor blade be powerful enough to take out hair follicles from my head upon shaving?

Sounds odd: I would suggest using a new razor to shave every 3 or so shaves. Additionally, i would not use a razor blade to remove entire follicles as some do it yourself surgery. ...Read more

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Building up trapped hair follicles on my head hurts want them removed where can I go ?

Building up trapped hair follicles on my head hurts want them removed where can I go ?

Acne Keloidalis: You may be developing ingrown hairs, which can also develop into painful, or firm bumps overtime. You should be evaluated by a dermatologist who can examine you in detail. You may have one of several conditions involving the scalp. Many of these conditions can be successfully treated. ...Read more

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Bump below penis head small cut below bump. some hair follicles on balls raised and red no pus, main bump has no head hard but harder with erection??

May be physiologic: This may be physiologic but other possibilities are folliculitis - inflammation of the hair follicles. The bump or nodule may be a fibroma. It would be best to see a urologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more