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Am I allergic to shaving cream if I get a rash every time I shave?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Is it razor burn?

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: Is it razor burn?

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. John Chiu
Try an electric shaver
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Shaving rash

Possible so try different beard moisturizer. May want to consider electric shaver.

In brief: Shaving rash

Possible so try different beard moisturizer. May want to consider electric shaver.
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
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