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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is it possible for inside razor burn to cause vaginal burning?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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20 years in practice
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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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Burns (Definition)

Burns is a condition in which a person has damage to his body due to excessive heat, such as being scalded by boiling water, being branded by touching a hot frying pan, or being burned by his clothes catching on fire. Chemical burns (such as those caused by lye or acid) and electrical burns (from live wires) ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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I have some vaginal tears and need to know how to cure them. Also I have 3 bumps on my labia from shaving, i believe it's razor burn.?

Dr. Alan Patterson
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I have some vaginal tears and need to know how to cure them. Also I have 3 bumps on my labia from shaving, i believe it's razor burn.?

See your gyn: He or she can inspect everything to recommend the proper treatment, you need to go for an exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Maria LoTempio
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My vagina has been burning for about 5 days now. It feels like severe razor burn and even a little chafe. I may have used a rusty razor. Help fix this?

Dr. Maria LoTempio
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My vagina has been burning for about 5 days now. It feels like severe razor burn and even a little chafe. I may have used a rusty razor. Help fix this?

Vaginitis: Vaginal discomfort can be caused by many things such as bacterial or fungal infections. This is now a good time to contact your ob/gyn and have a checkup. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What can be done for razor burn?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Dr. Marsha Davis
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I have a razor burn and i need to know wjat do to?

Dr. Marsha Davis
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I have a razor burn and i need to know wjat do to?

Cover with : Bacitracin three times a day until healed ...Read more

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Dr. Kirk Churukian
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How to best treat razor burn?

Dr. Kirk Churukian
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Need some ways to eliminate razor burn?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Whenever i shave "down there" i get a ton of razor burn and it's just not attractive. Anyway to avoid it?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Whenever i shave "down there" i get a ton of razor burn and it's just not attractive. Anyway to avoid it?

Shave with care.: 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Really bad razor burn. What tips do you recommend to treat this?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Razor burn: Aloe vera may help to soothe the skin and expedite healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

Dr. Alan Ali
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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

Red bumps: I recommend letting your doctor look at it, to treat any possible infection. ...Read more

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