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Skin Care and Diseases

In-grown hairs (Men`s facial)

09/02/2008

Question:

I have had in increase in Facial bumps and soreness from in grown hairs, is there a treatment that a doctor can prescribe for this condition or are there Dermatologist available that will treat this condition?

Answer:

Yes, a dermatologist will be able to help in this situation. A topical medication such as an antibiotic may be needed. Shaving techniques may also have to be modified. Occasionally, lasers are used to help with this condition. 

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Response by:

Elma D Baron, MD Elma D Baron, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Director, Skin Study Center
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University