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What cream is good to use for razor bumps and dark spots on private area

What cream is good to use for razor bumps and dark spots on private area

Razor Bumps: Benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid creams are your best over the counter options for treating the razor bumps. For the dark spots, you'll need a fading cream with hydroquinone. The strongest otc hydroquinone is 2%. ...Read more

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Is hydrocortisone okay to use on razor bumps or hair bumps on vagina and butt?

Is hydrocortisone okay to use on razor bumps or hair bumps on vagina and butt?

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

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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?

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?

Change habits: Change or throw away your old razor. Gently apply a mild astringent like witch hazel or SeaBreeze. I would advise holding off on shaving for one week. Stop Nair altogether. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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What is a good cream i can use to get rid of the dark marks & razor bumps on my skin?

What is a good cream i can use to get rid of the dark marks & razor bumps on my skin?

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