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Is witch hazel a good natural product to use on the pubic area for when you get bumps from shaving?

Is witch hazel a good natural product to use on the pubic area for when you get bumps from shaving?

Witch Hazel: Witch hazel is a plant extract which was used medicinally by American Indians. It has astringent & antioxidant qualities & has been used to reduce swelling. Witch hazel products that do not contain alcohol may be gentler on the skin. Alcohol could sting if skin was recently shaved. ...Read more

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I have white bumps that are smooth and elevated on the labia, they go away temporally with witch hazel but return next day they are soft and fleshy?

I have white bumps that are smooth and elevated on the labia, they go away temporally with witch hazel but return next day they are soft and fleshy?

Examination: Consider examination with dermatologist or gynecologist. There are many skin conditions that effect this area.
Make sure you do not scratch this area because there are some conditions that can spread with scratching ...Read more

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What is the best thing to use on bumps on neck and hair line cold are hot is witch hazel ok to use painful and sore?

What is the best thing to use on bumps on neck  and hair line cold are hot  is witch hazel ok to use painful and sore?

Need eval: condition such as you describe really need to be seen and felt by provider in order to give you a proper diagnosis. Best to see your doctor soon as possible. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bumps and pimples without those soaps like with witch hazel or somethin?

How can I get rid of bumps and pimples without those soaps like with witch hazel or somethin?

ACNE???: If your bumps and pimples are acne, then witch hazel, soaps, or somethin will not benefit you. Begin with a dermatologist so you can define it. There are various ways to clear your skin depending on how you define it. ...Read more

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Whats a good med for razor bumps?

Whats a good med for razor bumps?

Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to pop a razor bump?

Is it okay for me to pop a razor bump?

No harm: Everybody squeezes their zits. When the sebum and pus is cleared out they heal faster and better. If there is an ingrowing hair it can be freed to grow out. ...Read more

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Is homeopathic slaves good for razor bumps?

Is homeopathic slaves good for razor bumps?

Slaves?: As a homeopath, I have never heard of homeopathic slaves (people forced to produce homeopathic medicines?) but am guessing you mean salves. Calendula is an herb commonly used in homeopathy and tends to be very soothing for a wide variety of skin irritations, so you can try a salve with calendula (other homeopathics like uritica urens may help too- some salves include multiple remedies). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my razor bumps?

How can I get rid of my razor bumps?

In most: In most people razor bumps appear in the neck area. The hear in the neck if it's dark can be treated with laser hair removal laser, which should stop the problem.
In some people using an electric razor is helpful as well. ...Read more

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What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

Steroid cream can: help. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor bumps down there.

How to get rid of razor bumps down there.

Razor bumps: http://www.webmd.com/beauty/hair-removal/razor-bumps-topic-overview
keep the area clean prior ro shaving. shave in direction of hair growth and moisturize afterward.Avoid products on the skin that contain alcohol ...Read more

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How can I prevent/get rid of razor bumps?

How can I prevent/get rid of razor bumps?

Shaving: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of all these razor bumps?

How do I get rid of all these razor bumps?

Use good technique: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of all these razor bumps?

How can I get rid of all these razor bumps?

Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics.Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant ...Read more

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How can I naturally get rid of razor bumps?

How can I naturally get rid of razor bumps?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of really bad razor bumps?

How can I get rid of really bad razor bumps?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. > ...Read more

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How to get rid and prevent razor bumps?(facial)

How to get rid and prevent razor bumps?(facial)

Condition skin: Condition skin with showering or a warm moist washcloth to face for 5 min prior to shaving. Apply lubricating shaving gel (edge or aveeno (oatmeal)) or shaving oil and leave on for a few minutes prior to shaving. Use aveeno (oatmeal) PFB bump fighter razor or the flicker shave razor. Shave with the grain of the beard and do not stretch the skin. An electric razor may also help. See doctor if not improving. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of razor bumps?

What is the best way to get rid of razor bumps?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. > ...Read more

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I have these razor bumps how do I get rid of them?

I have these razor bumps how do I get rid of them?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How can I prevent razor bumps on the back of my neck?

How can I prevent razor bumps on the back of my neck?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How to get rid of razor bumps after shaving down there?

How to get rid of razor bumps after shaving down there?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. > ...Read more

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How do you get rid of old razor bumps on your lady area?

How do you get rid of old razor bumps on your  lady area?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving.> ...Read more

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What's the best product to get rid of razor bumps for black men?

What's the best product to get rid of razor bumps for black men?

Razor Bumps: Here is an article written by a dermatologist about razor bumps:

http://www.blackenterprise.com/lifestyle/eliminating-razor-bumps-guide-black-men-skin/

Here is a product system that helps with razor bumps:

https://getbevel.com/shave/subscription?gclid=CjwKEAiA8dDEBRDf19yI97eO0UsSJAAY_yCSB_-KQRqLru74dkzEMZldP94XwZseuezsPMbYqotjyBoCdIjw_wc ...Read more

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What can i put on an infection cause by scraching alot due to razor bumps?

What can i put on an infection cause by scraching alot due to razor bumps?

Superficial skin inf: Razor bumps which produce itching can be decrease d by using topical cortisone cream. If indeed it is infected you need to clean the area twice a day with peroxide . If things persist you will need to go on antibiotics ...Read more

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I have terrible razor bumps! is there a cure for them or a way to prevent them?

I have terrible razor bumps! is there a cure for them or a way to prevent them?

Throw out the razor!: You may need a course of antibiotics yet i suspect you have pseudofolliculitis due to the embedded hair follicles from using a regular razor. You can prevent this by using a pre-shave lotion (barium sulfide, ask your pharmacist) or by tossing the manual razor and using an electric rotary razor. Please see a doctor to assure you do not have a staph infection. Good luck and safe shaving! ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of razor bumps overnight?

Not possible: You cannot get rid of razor bumps overnight. You might try an electric razor and do not shave too closely.Thete used to be a razor called pfb-see it still is made. ...Read more

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How do I take get rid of razor bumps and prevent them when shaving binkini area?

How do I take get rid of razor bumps and prevent them when shaving binkini area?

Tendskin: Tendskin or similar products can reduce shaving bumps of used after shaving. Another option os not to shave to close with a recessed razor. The only definitive way would be laser hair removal.Expect about 6 sessions. And the residual colr change can be treated with topicalretinoids to the excessive colr from the inflammation. ...Read more

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How would you know the difference between razor bumps or herpes on the bikini line?

How would you know the difference between razor bumps or herpes on the bikini line?

Herpes or razor burn: Herpes generally wouldn't be located in the bikini line. It really looks quite a bit different than razor burn. So having an exam is the best way to be sure which you have. Or perhaps it's neither and something else altogether. Being examined is the best option. You can also upload a picture into this site if you want a private conversation and opinion about it. ...Read more