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Deep and long ingrown hairs that circle into skin and never come out completely. All over my body, even places that have never had hair removal done.

Ingrown hairs. This is common condition common with certain genetic backgrounds. When this occurs in the beards of men it is known as pseudofolliculitis barbae. You should refer to this term online and search for the preventive measures for yourself. It can occur in areas without shaving, but this increases the risk greatly. The bumps can get secondarily infected. Read more...

Are carbuncles only caused by ingrown hairs? I used to get carbuncles from ingrown hairs but are those the only things that can cause a carbuncle? .

Yes. A carbuncle is a large area of multiple infected hair follicles. It was more common in past times before antibiotics. Infections of the hair follicles do not have to be associated with ingrown hairs. Read more...