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What Can I Do To Get Rid Of Deep Ingrown Hairs After Laser Hair Removal Treatment Other Than Exfoliating
What can I do to get rid of deep ingrown hairs after laser hair removal treatment other than exfoliating?
Patience and time: By your 3rd or 4 th treatment, as your skin naturally turns over, these hairs and the inflammation around them will resolve and improve. If you start digging around to pull the hairs out, you will be successful but will leave terrible scarring. Gentle exfoliation, repeat treatments, and time will provide you with the best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more
If i get laser hair removal on all of my dark hair can I still be at risk of ingrown hairs? I get so many ingrown hairs that I am considering just lasering off all of my body hair. Will this likely solve my problem or is it possible to keep getting ingro
It : It is still possible that you will get ingrown hairs with laser hair removal, although it is less likely. During the laser hair removal process, you may actually get more ingrown hairs than you are used to- as any time you change the modality with which you remove hair- shaving to waxing to nairing to epilating to laser hair removal. Over time, the number of in-growns should drastically reduce with laser hair removal, as there will be less hair. Good luck! ...Read more
I got laser hair removal done on my armpits 2 days ago. Today all of the follicles are like ingrown hairs, swollen, puss, with the hair trapped inside and extremely painful. ?
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Keratosis pilaris causing many countless ingrown hairs, laser hair removal an option to kill problem at root?
No: the drug itself can cause bruising so lasering the skin might potentiate that. if you must do it, try a small inconspicuous area first ...Read more
I currently have laser hair removal treatment for my face and when I get stressed or in a hurry the area that I get lasered goes red - why? can I fix?
Red face: The next time you have the laser treatment ask them to try a lower energy level. I am also wondering if you have blood vessels that ate visible and become more prominent when you are stressed or in a hurry. If that is the case the laser treatment is unrelated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does laser hair removal treatment of the vagina hurt ? How safe is it ? How much will it cost? Should you get it done if you have bumps on your vagina
Laser Hair Removal : Generally laser hair removal is safe. Any part of the body can be treated. Darker skin or lighter hair will not work as well. The more contrast between the skin and hair the better. Costs vary. $300-500 a treatment. 3-5 treatments, and a occasional touch up. Pain? Usually uncomfortable but not too bad. Topical creams can be used if needed. ...Read more
I have lots of scars from pulling out unwanted facial hair over many years. Have now had laser hair removal. How do I get rid of the scars please?
Facial scaring: Dear cat85764: scar treatment is usually multiple modalities ranging from intralesional steroid injection to laser treatment. Depending on type of scar, location, and skin type this may involve subcision, fat grating, filler, dermabrasion, laser or a combination of all of the above. Please visit a board certified plastic surgeon for consultation. Remember scars usually improve with time, . ...Read more
What can a male age 21 do to reduce/ get rid of facial/ body hair without laser hair removal and that is relatively inexpensive should I take estrogen? Or is there another solution
Hair removal: I would not recommend estrogen as there can be many undesired side effects. You could try using nair. There is a device called the nono but I have no experience with that. Laser hair removal is by far the best method and has become quite economical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it odd to have hair all over your body? Is there any way to get rid of it permanently without laser hair removal?
We are mammals.: By definition mammals have hair all over their bodies. This is not odd, it is normal. The hair helps us live and developed by evolutionary selection. It serves many beneficial purposes and permanent removal would be unpleasant and potentially bad for you. ...Read more
My girl has lot of thick vellus hair on lower face, can't get rid of it. She's tried shaving, waxing and laser hair removal, seems to still come back.
Endocrine evaluation: How long has the hirsutism been present? Are periods absent or irregular? Any comorbid conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure? Depending on the situation, I would consider conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome, non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome. Adrenal or ovarian malignancy is a remote possibility. ...Read more
No: Keratosis pilaris may be helped with some keratolytic creams like retin a, (tretinoin) glycolic acid, etc. Use of ipl (flashlamp laser) may help control the redness of the sites. Hot bathes with good exfoliation is good to help control bumpiness. This very common and is a dominant genetic condition, . Affecting almost half of the adult population worldwide. ...Read more
Is laser hair removal safe? Does it cause cancer or skin pigmentation? I have excessive hair growth and really want to get rid of it.
Can laser hair removal permanently get rid of hair forever after a matter of times getting it done?
Fda says: Yes.... Usually long term.Get a more detailed answer ›
For how long should i abstain from alcohol before and after laser hair removal treatment session ?
Wine : You.may have a glass.of wine in the evening same day ...Read more
Can i do peeling for the bikini area to treat hyperpimentation caused by laser hair removal treatment in between sessions ?
Yes but...: You can do peels in between the laser treatments, but it may not help with the hyper pigmentation. PIH is "post inflammatory" and the peel may aggravate that. Probably a better option for you would be to use a cream that contains both a bleaching agent (like hydroquinone) and a low dose steroid. www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more
Laser hair removal is technique for reducing the thickness and number of hairs on the skin, by heating the hair follicles with a laser. The greater the color contrast between the hair and the skin, the more effect the treatments. A series of treatments is usually necessary to ...Read more
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