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How can I get rid of razor burn and ingrown hairs by my inner thigh?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Razor burn./ 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.

In brief: Razor burn./ 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids.
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Razor burn
Use a clipper or electric razor. Cutting those little tiny hairs to short causes them to turn inward and cause folliculitis barbari, much less attractive and potentially infective than a little bush.

In brief: Razor burn
Use a clipper or electric razor. Cutting those little tiny hairs to short causes them to turn inward and cause folliculitis barbari, much less attractive and potentially infective than a little bush.
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Dr. Gregory Fehr
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