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What To Use For Razor Bumps
What can I use for razor bumps on my neck being a black female and growing hair on my neck and face all my grown life and having the dark marks from the shaving.
Antibiotic: A good antibiotic cream (bacitracin, mupirocin, etc.) should resolve most razor bumps; the dark spots will slowly fade on their own. It's better, though, to prevent razor bumps in the first place by using a single-blade razor, which won't give you as close a shave, but that's the idea; shaving too close is what causes razor bumps in the first place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got razor bumps and dark spot from shaving with a razor and they never went away. Is there any medicine that i can use to clear it all up .?
Dark spots: You can use a cream with higher dose resveratrol in it - this will help lighten the skin. ...Read more
I haven getting bad razor bumps everytime i shave even when I use nair what could be causing this? What are some good products to solve this?
Im Tunisian I shave my bikini line 2-3 times a week as got a boyfriend&I get bad red razor bumps please recommend something that I can use that works?
Stop shaving: If you get razor bumps from shaving, it is important that you stop. There are some over the counter cream that can be used without having to resort to using a razor. Try the cream on a really small part of the inner aspect of your thigh or arm first to make sure you are not allergic to it prior to using on larger aspects of the body. Use OTC cream for bumps if no infection ...Read more
It may: This may or may not help. A good product to try is redness relief by skinmedica. ...Read more
What lotion can I use that actually helps wit razor bumps bikini area & blemishes on the body caused from spots & sun exposer? Please help
It depends: For razor bumps, use an after-shave lotion, let it dry and place a small amount of baby powder over it. For "sunspots", wear sunscreen to prevent worsening. Also, check to ensure it isn't tinea versicolor, a fungal skin infection often noticeable after being in warmth. Tinea will improve with anti fungals like selsun blue. True sunspots will often improve by using a hydroquinone lotion. ...Read more
Best results with 2+: You probably have a combination of folliculitis and post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. You will likely need an antibiotic ointment to help clear the folliculitis initially, but an exfoliating cream (ex glycolic acid) used daily and after shaving can help prevent it in the future. A bleaching cream (ex hydroquinone) and a steroid cream can help with the dark spots. ...Read more
I shave my vagina area and my arm pits with a razor and now it has a lot of dark spots and razor bumps what can I use to get rid of it?
My husband and I bought have hsv2 and we always use condoms but it broke in the process but I had some razor bumps on top where the hair was HIV risk?
Hi docs, do you think it's bad to use an electric razor to shave pubic hair if you're prone to razor bumps?
No: only for your partner if he shaves his face ...Read more
Hello, I was wondering if I can use Clobetasol Propionate cream (emollient) 0.05% to get rid of my razor bumps?
Is alone vera gel a good product to use on vagina breakouts related to razor bumps ?No stds! & how to avoid these breakouts ?
Single blade: Razor bumps are due to ingrown hairs, caused by shaving too closely. Use a single-blade or electric razor, which will not give you as close a shave - but that's the idea. Aloe vera is fine for bumps that you already have. ...Read more
Is it okay to apple cider vinegar
as natural Remedy for razor bumps? I use razor to shave my head
RAZOR BUMP REMEDY: THERE IS NO NATURAL REMEDY FOR RAZOR BUMPS. IF IT IS BOTHERING YOU, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more
Can Tend Skin Solution for ingrown hairs and razor bumps be used on men pubic area?Does long-term use of it cause infertility or erectile dysfunction?
Yes, otc or rx.: Hydrocortisone cream is available in a 1% strength over the counter, and a 2.5% concentration on prescription. Systemic absorption is practically zero for both preparations, but obviously the prescription 2.5% flavor works better. Besides treating the symptoms, you should look into a better shave cream or razor. You should be able to shave these areas without irritation. ...Read more
No not a good idea: It is not a good idea to use nystatin/triamcinolone cream for razor bumps.Razor bumps need to be prevented by waxing, laser treatments, and if not infected you can use retin a (tretinoin) cream and if there is infection you may need topical antibiotics with/without systemic/oral antibiotics. ...Read more
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