Ingrown hairs may be caused by improper shaving, waxing, or blockage of the hair follicle. Symptoms and signs of ingrown hairs include itching, tenderness, and small red pus bumps. Ingrown hairs usually heal on their own, but topical antibiotics, chemical depilatories, and hair-removal laser may be used in the treatment of ingrown hairs. Read more: Ingrown Hair Article
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Medications & Supplements
- cephalexin, Keflex
- clindamycin, oral (Cleocin)
- tretinoin, Retin-A, Retin-A Micro, Atralin, Renova, Avita
- erythromycin, Ery-Tab, PCE
- benzoyl peroxide (Proactiv, Neutrogena, Clearasil, Clearskin, and many others)
- topical clindamycin (Cleocin T, Clindagel, ClindaDerm, Clindets, Evoclin)
- tetracycline (Sumycin [Discontinued])
- eflornithine, Vaniqa
- hydroquinone - topical, Eldoquin, Epiquin Micro, Lustr
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