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Why do I get red bumps on my legs after shaving? How do you treat this?

Why do I get red bumps on my legs after shaving? How do you treat this?

Shave gently: Irritation of hairs is worse if you press hard or go over the same area too many times. Shave very gently. Change the blade frequently. Use shaving cream. The longer you go between shaves the harder it is, so you may wish to shave more frequently. But spend less time at each shave. You may also consider chemical or electric shaves. Laser can be tried to reduce the number of hairs. ...Read more

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I have black bumps on my legs it's not a skin condition and it's not from shaving and when I pick at it little back hairs come out of the bump?

I have black bumps on my legs it's not a skin condition and it's not from shaving and when I pick at it little back hairs come out of the bump?

Ingrown hairs: See your doctor. Options for treatment include topical corticosteroid creams, retinoids or antibiotic. You may have to stop shaving for a while or shave less closely. You may even trial depilatory creams. ...Read more

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I have bumps all over my legs from putting on cream after shaving. Some of them are oozing a clear liquid. What should I use to clear it up?

I have bumps all over my legs from putting on cream after shaving. Some of them are oozing a clear liquid. What should I use to clear it up?

Bumps: Need to find out what is causing the bumps, is it reaction to the cream? (dermatitis), is it folliculitis (infection of the hair follicles) treatment will be directed toward the cause of eruption, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Will applying rubbing alcohol to my legs before shaving help avoid razor bumps? What can else can I do? I have very sensitive skin

Will applying rubbing alcohol to my legs before shaving help avoid razor bumps? What can else can I do? I have very sensitive skin

Unlikely: Razor bumps are due to irritation from shaving and ingrown hairs. Rubbing alcohol can dry out the skin and irritate sensitive skin even more. Try a fresh blade, shaving in direction of hair growth, use a thin layer of shaving cream, and gently exfoliate periodically. Sometimes depilatories or laser hair removal & not shaving at all gives the best relief & prevention! ...Read more

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I have lots of ingrown hairs & marks on my legs & thighs from using epilator & waxing & lots of bumps from shaving what can I do to make them go away?

I have lots of ingrown hairs & marks on my legs & thighs from using epilator & waxing & lots of bumps from shaving what can I do to make them go away?

Dermatologist: All these procedures can cause ingrowing hairs, bumps and scarring. Letting the hair grow may help ease this problem. If the problems is severe you may want to see a dermatologist to see if they can offer some treatments to speed up the process. ...Read more

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Whatever method I use to remove hair (shaving, waxing, etc), I still have a rash and red bumps besides ingrown hair. What should I do to have nice legs?

Laser: Consider laser hair removal but only under a doctor's care. It does really work (on dark hairs, not blonde/red/gray; and best on light skin. ...Read more

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White bumps on legs, use hydrocortisone?

White bumps on legs, use hydrocortisone?

Hard to say: It is always hard to treat a rash without seeing it especially with such a limited description. How long has it been around? Is it weeping? Is it itchy? It could many different things but if it gets worse with Hydrocortisone then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have big bump in leg very big?

I have big bump in leg very big?

Need to see it: Lots of questions! Any past or recent injury? Is it hot red painful? Hard soft? Where on leg? Best to have some look at it preferably a good family physician for starters. ...Read more

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What are the causes of itchy white bumps on my leg?

What are the causes of itchy white bumps on my leg?

Keratosis pilaris: It could be keratosis pillars which is a benign condition which is caused by blocked follicles. Follicultis could also cause this. Please see your doctor as the treatment for each condition is different. ...Read more

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Why do I have bumps on my legs?

Why do I have bumps on my legs?

See below: You need to provide more information. A description of the bumps, their location, etc. ...Read more

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Bumps on bottom legs, what to do?

Bumps on bottom legs, what to do?

Get assessment.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can bumps on my leg be from a virus?

Uncertain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Leg hurts with bump on back on knee?

Leg hurts with bump on back on knee?

See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more

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I got red raised bumps on my leg. Bite?

I got red raised bumps on my leg. Bite?

Unknown: Bumps could be from bug bites, but could be inflammation around hair follicles (folliculitis).
If it doesn't resolve over 2-3 days contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Why might someone have bumps on their legs?

Why might someone have bumps on their legs?

So many: Reasons could be an injury or an infection or tumor or cyst ...Read more

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What can cause painful bumps in calf of leg?

Calf bumps: Swollen lymph node, varicose veins, a cyst, possibly a tumor (unlikely), a blood clot, among other things. Have you been immobilized or had an injury lately? If it persist, go get it checked out. ...Read more

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Please help! I had these big bumps on my legs!?

This would require: Direct evaluation of the lesions to identify. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on my legs and upper thights?

What are the bumps on my legs and upper thights?

See your doctor: We need to find out what they are before we can determine the best way to remove them. ...Read more

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What is it if I have red swollen bumps on my leg?

Numerous: There can be a number of causes so you should see your doctor so he can examine you and diagnose the lumps. ...Read more

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What are the hard bumps I get between my inner legs

What are the hard bumps I get between my inner legs

Erythema nodosum?: None of us can examine your bumps, but check for erythema nodosum online and see if this is what you have. ...Read more

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Io have really fine bumps on my legs causing mr to itch why?

Bites, contact derm: Without looking at the bumps it is difficult to tell you exactly what it may be. But red itchy bumps can be due to insect/bed bug bites, or contact dermatitis due to skin haveing had contact with an allegen.
You can use over the counter 1%hydrocortisone cream, and some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec to stop the ithcing, if it does not clear than see your doctor. ...Read more