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Hello this is Dr. Salama MD,
Can you upload a picture?
That is razor burn which is quite common.
A cold compress is a very effective and easy way to get instant relief from the burning sensation caused by razor burns.
Wrap a few ice cubes in a thin towel. Simply place the towel on the affected area for a few minutes.
Repeat either of these treatments several times a day as needed.
To prevent razor burn, try splashing with cold water on your skin immediately after shaving.
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I thought you said it was irritation after shaving?
From the pictures, it looks like molluscum contagiosum which is a benign skin eruption that typically resolves on it's own.
If you want to treat it faster, there are some people who have success using over the counter salicylic acid such as Compound w.