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I have a problem with ingrown hairs on back thighs, pubic region and under my chin even though I exfoliate. I'm also prone to acne. 26y/o.Whats wrong?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Thick coarse hairs
How extensive is acne? Ther coukd be underlying hormonal problem if acne is severe.
For the ingrowns and acne a topical retinoid cream such as retin a, (tretinoin) differing, altralin can slowly peel the skin and unfold the ingrowns. An alternative is laser hair removal which can remove the problem hairs permanently.

In brief: Thick coarse hairs
How extensive is acne? Ther coukd be underlying hormonal problem if acne is severe.
For the ingrowns and acne a topical retinoid cream such as retin a, (tretinoin) differing, altralin can slowly peel the skin and unfold the ingrowns. An alternative is laser hair removal which can remove the problem hairs permanently.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Ingrown hairs
Ingrown hairs are more common when the hair is more coarse & curly.
Using an Alpha hydroxy wash/lotion will help exfoliate your skin, Retin-A exfoliates and helps build new collagen over time., salicylic acid can exfoliate and help with acne if this is a problem. Glycolic peels help. Getting laser hair removal will do wonders. They may recommend a peel in certain areas to improve the response.

In brief: Ingrown hairs
Ingrown hairs are more common when the hair is more coarse & curly.
Using an Alpha hydroxy wash/lotion will help exfoliate your skin, Retin-A exfoliates and helps build new collagen over time., salicylic acid can exfoliate and help with acne if this is a problem. Glycolic peels help. Getting laser hair removal will do wonders. They may recommend a peel in certain areas to improve the response.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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