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Thyroid Causes Ingrown Hair
I have a growth or lump on right side just above Adams apple. I thought it was an ingrown hair, but it hasn't gone away. No pain. Thyroid nodules
Have it evaluated: Is the mass firm, or soft? Mobile or fixed? It could be any number of things, however, if it is new and is concerning, you should probably have it evaluated by your primary care physician first. It could be just a simple cyst, in which case an office based excision will take care of the problem. ...Read more
I believe I had an ingrown hair but the bump, on my neck, is a bit larger now and has gotten really firm. What should I do?
Possible cyst: Please see your doc for proper diagnosis and possible removal. Sebaceous cysts are common and often appear on head, neck, and shoulders. Your doc will know what it is. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a quarter sized lump on my neck, I believe it is an ingrown hair but cannot see a hair poking out. It's quite large and very red an painful.?
What's the best way to remove an ingrown hair on my neck? Crusty skin keeps growing on top of it, and picking away at it is just making it worse.
Ingrown hairs: Wikipedia has a very nice illustrated set of treatment steps at: http://www.Wikihow. Com/remove-an-ingrown-hair. Usually ingrown hairs are not difficult to treat and will go away on their own if left alone. From the difficulties you are describing I would be suspicious that something else might be going on, either an infection needing antibiotics, or something like a skin cancer. ...Read more
NMS but: This is not my specialty but generally one needs to get the hair moistened then shave against the grain. The more curly the hair, the more problem with ingrown hair. Talk to your barber to get some practical tips. ...Read more
Hello Doc, within the past couple of days I've had 2 red lumps appear on the back of my neck and now at day 4, I have 4 lumps. No pus, no ingrown hair?
Infected: Best to see your doctor to get it treated before the infection spreads further. Has the hair been removed yet? ...Read more
I have been breaking out on my neck. Now, there's one that looks almost like an ingrown hair. It's a pea sized bump, red around the outside, yellow inside, skin isn't broken. What do I do?
Folliculitis?: Sorry to hear about the breakouts. You may have acne on your neck, or you may have a folliculitis, (infection of the hair follicles) that requires some antibiotics. You should see your family doctor to confirm the diagnosis, and see if you need treatment or to see a dermatologist. You can try to apply warm compresses to the bumps for now to encourage them to drain and heal. ...Read more
Hey there so i recently noticed this red bump on my neck. I am not 100% sure if it is an ingrown hair or a boil? And has a lump under it forming.
Need a look & feel..: It is essential to have a direct look at and feel on it after reviewing the specifics, relevance, and sequence of events of this lump and its potentially related symptoms over time, although clinically it may be just a lump related with sebaceous gland of hair follicle. How to have the related things for its good care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
I've had a cyst caused from ingrown hair for years. Ocassionaly it will get inflamed and it'll pop and puss will come out. What do I do?
I have a recurring ingrown hair in my armpit that causes pain, but if I open it to let it out then it gets infected. What should I do?
Hair extraction: If possible try to carefully free the ingrown hair with a twezzer. If not successful, visit with a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have some ingrown hair on private area that has caused open sores that won't go away. I'm on second round of antibotics diff kind. Please help painf?
Allow hair to grow: Would allow hair to grow out and then do not crop the hair too closely. ...Read more
I have a lot of ingrown hair bumps on the back of my leg, what causes them and how can I get rid of them? P.s. I don't shave that area of my leg.
Ingrown hairs: Try to exfoliate and moisturize the skin with 1/2 cup of sugar in 1/2 cup olive oil. while in the shower. Shower, apply let stand 1-2 minutes rinse off. Build up of dead skin is a factor as is dry. Skin with thick hairs. F/u with dermatologist see http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/ingrown-hair-causes-symptoms-treatment?page=2 ...Read more
Possible for edge of your underwear to cause irritation? I get itchy in the same spot. Both sides near my butt area. Looks like ingrown hair on 1 side
Contact allergy?: Some people with latex allergy may develop a contact reaction to the elastic band from underwear. If the laundering process was not adequate, detergent residue may also cause an irritation at the edge where there is pressure. Try hydrocortisone cream and underwear without latex/rubber and see if this helps. If not, consult allergist or dermatologist who can perform patch test to verify. ...Read more
Ingrown Hair: Hair that is cut short and close to the skin creates a sharp tip that can more easily pierce the skin to cause an ingrown hair. Improper shaving techniques are the major cause of ingrown hairs. Other hair-removal methods, including waxing, as well as common friction from tight clothing, may worsen the situation. ...Read more
Ingrown hairs: Tweezing, shaving & waxing can lead to ingrown hairs. ...Read more
Normal: Hairs sometimes grow a little wrong and turn inward becoming ingrown. They form little pimple like bumps. Usually squeezing them will get the gooey stuff and the hair out. You should not have to squeeze hard to express them... If painful or infected (happens occasionally) see your doc for help. ...Read more
Removal: Irritation and constant irritations.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can be tough: Sometimes cutting hair with a (scissors) rather than shaving can help. Avoiding a really close shave may help — shaving with the grain instead of against it, and not repeatedly going over the same area with a razor. A topical antibiotic, like prescription 1% Clindamycin might also help. ...Read more
I have a pea sized bump under my skin in pubic hair area and its stings a little with a little discomfort is this cause by an ingrown hair?
Yes: These bumps in hairy areas are generaly due to ingrowing hair. If it is persistent it may be a sebaceous cyst-a harmless condition. ...Read more
I believe an ingrown hair in my nostril has caused an infection. Can I use a topical anti-biotic inside my nostril. If not, what can I use?
Examination: You may need to go to the doctors to get it looked at for possible infection and treatment for removal. It may be painful but should have it examined and treated. ...Read more
Pimple: At times a pimple or ingrown hair may show signs of infection (increased redness, warm to touch, painful) . See a dermatologist for treatment with appropriate antibacterials. ...Read more
Yes: It is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have ingrown hair and spots caused by them all over my legs I tried everything to get rid of it but nothing works... Any tips?
See doctor: And have this checked and treated, Avoid shaving till you see doctor. ...Read more
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