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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Razor Burn

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Is it possible for inside razor burn to cause vaginal burning?

Is it possible for inside razor burn to cause vaginal burning?

Oh gosh!: Did you try to shave the interior of your vagina? This could easily damage the sensitive vaginal tissues. Trying to shave the interior of the vagina could cause burning. ...Read more

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I shaved with an older razor then had sex a few times with my partner. Started to have itching from razor burn. Now I have three pimple looking bumps (smaller than a pin head) that are in a line above my vaginal opening. What is it?

I shaved with an older razor then had sex a few times with my partner. Started to have itching from razor burn. Now I have three pimple looking bumps (smaller than a pin head) that are in a line above my vaginal opening. What is it?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam or a virtual visit ...Read more

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Why would I feel pain on the left side where my thigh meets my vagina? It feels like razor burn but it's not

Why would I feel pain on the left side where my thigh meets my vagina? It feels like razor burn but it's not

Pain in: This area is often "referred" originating in the Lumbar 4th-5th Veterbral level and a PINCHED NERVE at that level. Suggest you discuss this possibility with your Primary Care Professional!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have really bad razor burn on my vagina near my vagina hole and I also have a cut, can I use tea tree cream to ease the pain.?

I have really bad razor burn on my vagina near my vagina hole and I also have a cut, can I use tea tree cream to ease the pain.?

Yeah?: I'm sure it won't hurt but I would consider getting an over the counter silver based antibiotic and combining it with the topical anesthetic. Razor burn is really a low level infection and the pain will get relief when that improves. If tea tree cream is a moisturizer then I would avoid it. If an antiseptic then it may help. Solarcaine can help but keep clean with soap and water 2x per day. ...Read more

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How to treat a razor burn?

How to treat a razor burn?

Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. Consider > ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor burn?

How to get rid of razor burn?

Options: Shave after applying shaving cream at least 3 minutes later. Always shave in the direction of he hair growth. Use hydrocortisone cream if irritation occurs ...Read more

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How can I get rid of razor burn?

How can I get rid of razor burn?

Prevent it.: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. ...Read more

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How can I naturally get rid of razor burn?

How can I naturally get rid of razor burn?

Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of razor burn 'down there'?

By prevening it!: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. ...Read more

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What's a good oil or lotion to put on razor burn?

What's a good oil or lotion to put on razor burn?

Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. Consider > ...Read more

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How to get rid of a razor burn fast and effectively?

How to get rid of a razor burn fast and effectively?

Razor burn Rx: First apply aloe vera or Hydrocortisone cream to soothe. Next, use a glycolic or salicylic acid based lotion. Avoid alcohol containing products or excessive sun exposure. Ibuprofen and cold packs can further help to decrease the inflammation. Lastly, avoid shaving for awhile during the healing phase and in extreme cases follow up with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have really bad razor burn. How do I get rid of it?

I have really bad razor burn. How do I get rid of it?

Cortisone cream: If it is infected it may need topical antibiotic such as bactroban (mupirocin). If it is just inflammed cool compresses and Hydrocortisone cream will quiet I down and allow new layer of skin to grow in a few days. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of razor burn when shaving down low?

How do I get rid of razor burn when shaving down low?

Prevent it.: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. ...Read more

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What are some easy and effective ways to get rid of razor burn?

What are some easy and effective ways to get rid of razor burn?

Razor burn/ bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in ...Read more

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When you shave your private areas, what can you use for razor burn?

When you shave your private areas, what can you use for razor burn?

Razor burn: A gentle moisturizer or baby oil can be used to soothe razor burn in the genital area. Perhaps using an alternative means of hair removal would be gentler on your skin. ...Read more

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Had a rash on body for months. Looks like razor burn & doesn't itch. Wctb?

Had a rash on body for months. Looks like razor burn & doesn't itch. Wctb?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Shaved bikini line for the beach. Totally embarassed by bumps. What can I do about razor burn?

Shaved bikini line for the beach. Totally embarassed by bumps. What can I do about razor burn?

Laser: People who get irritation and razor burn in the bikini line often struggle with this problem for a long time before finally deciding to do laser hair removal. If this is your problem, laser hair removal is likely the most effective option. The upfront cost is significant, but the relief can be life changing. ...Read more

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I think I have razor burn, but the area has had some tingling, should I go be tested for herpes?

I think I have razor burn, but the area has had some tingling, should I go be tested for herpes?

Testing: Testing for herpes would either involve a blood test or a culture of visible lesions/sores. If you are sexually active and have not been using protection, it may be prudent to get std screening regardless of symptoms you may be experiencing right now. ...Read more

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How to best treat razor burn?

How to best treat razor burn?

Razor burn Rx: First apply aloe vera or Hydrocortisone cream to soothe. Next, use a glycolic or salicylic acid based lotion. Avoid alcohol containing products or excessive sun exposure. Ibuprofen and cold packs can further help to decrease the inflammation. Lastly, avoid shaving for awhile during the healing phase and in extreme cases follow up with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can be done for razor burn?

What can be done for razor burn?

Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. Consider > ...Read more

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Need some ways to eliminate razor burn?

Prevent it!: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent razor burn?

What can I do to prevent razor burn?

Razor Burn Prevent: 1. Start with a high quality, sharp razor and change it out frequently. 2. Warm face with water to open pores and soften beard. 3. Use a lubricant or cream and leave on for at least 60-90 sec before shaving. 4. Drag the razor lightly over the face, do not push! 5. Keep the razor in contact with face versus lifting up after a stroke. 6. Apply lotion or hydrocortisone.
Or, grow a beard! ...Read more

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How long does razor burn / bumps last?

Depends: Depending on how bad the razor burn is, it could take a day to a few days. You can put aloe or other creams/lotions to help alleviate the discomfort. Remember to do precautions to avoid razor burns such as warm water, shave in direction of hair, and after shave. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to rid of razor burn?

Can you tell me how to rid of razor burn?

Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more