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What causes an ingrown hair and how can you get rid of it?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Ingrown Hair
Hair that is cut short and close to the skin creates a sharp tip that can more easily pierce the skin to cause an ingrown hair.
Improper shaving techniques are the major cause of ingrown hairs. Other hair-removal methods, including waxing, as well as common friction from tight clothing, may worsen the situation.

In brief: Ingrown Hair
Hair that is cut short and close to the skin creates a sharp tip that can more easily pierce the skin to cause an ingrown hair.
Improper shaving techniques are the major cause of ingrown hairs. Other hair-removal methods, including waxing, as well as common friction from tight clothing, may worsen the situation.
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