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Why do I keep getting small ingrown hairs all the time?
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: You may have
A common condition called "pseudo-folliculitis".
There are some products that can help with this. Best to see a local dermatologist for an evaluation.

In brief: You may have
A common condition called "pseudo-folliculitis".
There are some products that can help with this. Best to see a local dermatologist for an evaluation.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology
In brief: See below
You may be getting ingrown hairs because you're stretching the skin when you shave.
This results in the tip of the hair being flush with the stretched skin. When the skin relaxes to its normal state, the hair retracts into its follicle. The hair does not grow straight out but curves as it grows, and in the process "grows into" the wall of the follicle.

In brief: See below
You may be getting ingrown hairs because you're stretching the skin when you shave.
This results in the tip of the hair being flush with the stretched skin. When the skin relaxes to its normal state, the hair retracts into its follicle. The hair does not grow straight out but curves as it grows, and in the process "grows into" the wall of the follicle.
Dr. David Voron
Dr. David Voron
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