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How do u combat a ingrown hair.And would I need to see a docor?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ingrown hair

As long as it has not developed into a large pus pocket, you may carefully try to free the entraped hair by cleansing with rubbing alcohol and using a sterilized needle to unroof the trapped hair. If this does not work or if there is significan infection, then you should see a doctor.

In brief: Ingrown hair

As long as it has not developed into a large pus pocket, you may carefully try to free the entraped hair by cleansing with rubbing alcohol and using a sterilized needle to unroof the trapped hair. If this does not work or if there is significan infection, then you should see a doctor.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology

In brief: Ingrown hair

Ingrown hair on the face and body may be treated by different modalities.
Facial hair in a man who may want to grow a beard in the future should not be treated by laser hair removal but others have laser hair removal and electrolysis for this stubborn problem. Pseudofolliculitis barbae of the beard hair needs to have the curved hairs lifted out of the skin. See a dermatologist.

In brief: Ingrown hair

Ingrown hair on the face and body may be treated by different modalities.
Facial hair in a man who may want to grow a beard in the future should not be treated by laser hair removal but others have laser hair removal and electrolysis for this stubborn problem. Pseudofolliculitis barbae of the beard hair needs to have the curved hairs lifted out of the skin. See a dermatologist.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dr. Ronald Shelton
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