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Why Do I Keep Getting Ingrown Hairs
Our hair follicles are meant to erupt and to grow straight out of the skin. Often, a hair may turn into the channel out of which it should grow, and penetrates the skin, causing swelling and irritation. This may happen because of blockage or with very curly hair. These are not always a problem unless the hair does not erupt and then possibly leads to infection ...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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Shaving issues...: Shaving might cause problems in some people which include ingrown hairs, inflammation, infections. My recommendation is to probably use alternative ways to get rid of the hair if the problem is recurrent. You might need to see a Dermatologist and consider permanent hair removal treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I constantly get scared I have contracted herpes but it is impossible to tell if an ingrown hair is herpes or just an ingrown.. What is the difference?
Hair grows into skin: While ingrown hair most commonly appears in areas where the skin is shaved or waxed, it can appear anywhere. Anything which causes the hair to be cut off or broken off with a sharp tip can cause ingrown hairs. Shaving is the leading cause, but waxing and tight clothing can also cause ingrown hairs. The hair curls back or grows sideways into the skin, and happens more so in people with curly hair. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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