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How do I treat a Nair chemical burn on the upper lip? I've had it for a couple of months now & I still don't know how to treat it. It itches badly.

How do I treat a Nair chemical burn on the upper lip? I've had it for a couple of months now & I still don't know how to treat it. It itches badly.

See Derm: Irritant Contact Dermatitis or even a partial thickness burn would not last several months. Another diagnosis is likely. Please see a board certified dermatologist immediately for a full history, exam, and possibly a biopsy. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I treat a burn from nair, hair removal cream?

How do I treat a burn from nair, hair removal cream?

Try...: ...1% Hydrocortisone cream. If that is not sufficient, you'll need to see a dermatologist for a prescription cream. If the burn (actually an irritant dermatitis) is on your face, now you know why depilatories like nair are not recommended for use on the face. ...Read more

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How do I treat a chemical burn under my arm pits caused by Nair?

How do I treat a chemical burn under my arm pits caused by Nair?

CHEMICAL BURN NAIR: YOU HAVE A FIRE IN YOUR ARMPITS.
YOU PUT A FIRE OUT WITH WATER.
WARM WATER COMPRESSES EVERY 3 HOURS, AND ASPIRIN WHENEVER NECESSARY EVERY FOUR HOURS.
CAREFUL WITH THE NAIR! ...Read more

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How can I treat a chemical burn to my chin area after using nair?

How can I treat a chemical burn to my chin area after using nair?

Triple abx ointment: Should wash the area with soap and water and apply triple antibiotic ointment 3 times per day. ...Read more

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I waxed my face and used nair right after... treated it but woke up with a scar like burn please tell me it'll go away what can I do?

I waxed my face and used nair right after... treated it but woke up with a scar like burn please tell me it'll go away what can I do?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) +Cold compr: Take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tablet 25 mg, and start applying Cold compresses. After waxing your skin has becomesensitive already, then applying the Nair it s irritated. Should improve slowly. Do not pur any makeups and do not go under the Sun. ...Read more

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A couple months ago I had a minor chemical burn on my armpits from using nair. I treated it properly but my skin still isn't the same. What can I do?

A couple months ago I had a minor chemical burn on my armpits from using nair. I treated it properly but my skin still isn't the same. What can I do?

Time: Let nature its course. Interfering with natural healing could make matters worse.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How can I treat a chemical burn from nair on my testicles?

How can I treat a chemical burn from nair on my testicles?

Don't use there.: Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) or aloe can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have nair chemical burns on my under arms, legs, and groin area. How do I treat them and how long before they heal and the discomfort goes away?

I have nair chemical burns on my under arms, legs, and groin area. How do I treat them and how long before they heal and the discomfort goes away?

Ice packs: Put some ice packs on the inflamed areas. Take ibuprofen and use aloe gel like you would for a sunburn. The timing is about the same as a sunburn as well - 3-5 days for most of the discomfort to go away. ...Read more

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Does nair burn?

Does nair burn?

Nair: If you are sensitive to the chemicals in Nair - it could cause a skin burn. ...Read more

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How much does Nair burn?

Nair: Nair may or may not burn. If you are sensitive to the chemicals in Nair - it could cause a burn to the skin with pain. ...Read more

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Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Nair Skin burn: It could help to keep skin moisturized. Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you tend to nair face burns?

How do you tend to nair face burns?

Gentle care: Chemical burns are similar to heat burns. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage (excess heat/sun)as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Used nair in vaginal area and it started burning. What should I do?

Used nair in vaginal area and it started burning. What should I do?

NEVER use NAIR THERE: Use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) can help. For blistering seek medical care. ...Read more

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My vigina is burning from using nair what can I use at home to stop the burning?

My vigina is burning from using nair what can I use at home to stop the burning?

DON'T use NAIR THERE: Vagina or bikini line? Bikini line options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) or aloe can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What prescriptions are used for a nair burn?

Typically with a: Superficial burn, we use aquaphor and cool soaks even ice water to calm the skin and aspirin. ...Read more

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How long does a vaginal nair burn last?

How long does a vaginal nair burn last?

1-2 weeks: Generally, it takes 1-2 weeks for the skin to completely heal after abrasions. ...Read more

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What can soothe a chemical burn from using nair?

What can soothe a chemical burn from using nair?

Burns: If you have suffered a chemical burn it should be evaluated in an urgent care. Depending on the chemical and the location determines the next treatment plans. ...Read more

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Please help me! How long before my nair chemical burn heals?

Please help me! How long before my nair chemical burn heals?

Usually a few days: Chemical burns from nair are usually mild and heal in a few days. More severe burns take longer. You can speed the healing with aloe, vitamin e, and antibiotic ointment.
If you have an allergy to nair, it may take longer, and you may have to treat the allergy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chemical burn from nair to go away?

How long does it take for chemical burn from nair to go away?

Not long: If eyelid or skin the body usually can resurface quickly in 3-7 days. If ocular, it should clear quickly with tears ; sometime antibiotic-antiinflammatory rx. ...Read more

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What can soothe the burnining sensation caused by a nair chemical burn?

OTC help: You can use over the counter (otc) aloe vera. This will help both soothe and heal the overlying skin discomfort. ...Read more

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My skin is burning after using nair! It left 3 very small openings in my skin, and those areas burn, what do I do?

Cortaide: Switch to a differnt product.....Go to the drug store and put some cortaide on the irritated area ...Read more

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I accidentally got nair on my clitoris it started burning but its stopped. How would I know if myvaginal is infected?

I accidentally got nair on my clitoris it started burning but its stopped. How would I know if myvaginal is infected?

Very unlikley: Nair will not cause an infecton--it will irritate you and you may have some redness of swelling arouthnd the clitoris, but your vagina should be OK! Just soak in warm water if you are irritated. ...Read more

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I obtained a burn from nair on bikini area, what can I put on it to relieve pain? I have used it before...I'm not sure why this happened.

I obtained a burn from nair on bikini area, what can I put on it to relieve pain? I have used it before...I'm not sure why this happened.

That hurts: Nair can cause a chemical burn. Different times in your cycle may make your skin more sensitive. It may have been left on a little too long. Keep area clean. You can try ice, sun burn creams (aloe with numbing), zinc oxide such as diaper rash creams. There are prescription creams for burns. Watch that your skin does not get infected. Any changes see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a chemical burn on my underarms from nair. I put ointment on it after rinsing it throughly and it burns even more. What should I do?

I have a chemical burn on my underarms from nair. I put ointment on it after rinsing it throughly and it burns even more. What should I do?

Burn: If cold packs, ibuprofen and topical barrier creams are not relieving your symptoms you need to be checked for further assessment and management. All the best and avoid Nair in sensitive areas. ...Read more

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I just suffered a chemical burn on my nether regions from using Nair. It bled a little bit, and I would just like to know how long the burn will last.

I just suffered a chemical burn on my nether regions from using Nair. It bled a little bit, and I would just like to know how long the burn will last.

See below: Burning sensation should go away in a day or so. The actual burn may take about a week to heal.
Removing hair from the nether region, contrary to prevalent practice, is unhygienic. Let the hair be.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have nair burn on vaginal area, it has bumps in that area and burns when I use the restroom. Help!?

Time will Heal: I am not sure what we can do here for you other than to remind you that damaged or injured skin heals with time. I would not advise putting any further product on this delicate tissue, but letting it heal on it's own. ...Read more

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I used nair for my underarms and it burns but I have no bruses it's just red and irritated what should I do?

I used nair for my underarms and it burns but I have no bruses it's just red and irritated what should I do?

Skin irritation: Is common in the underarms when using certain topical skin preparations. Wash the skin thoroughly & avoid any other topical creams or skin preparations until the skin irritation resolves. If no improvement in the next few days, see your doc to make sure there is nothing else going on. Using the anti-inflammatory properties of Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin may help with the discomfort & redness of the skin. ...Read more

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How to stop the burning sensation on my genitals from nair?

How to stop the burning sensation on my genitals from nair?

Bikini line - ok,: BUT don't use Nair on genitals. Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) or aloe can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more