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I have red bumps on my legs from shaving about 2wks ago, it…

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I have red bumps...

I have red bumps on my legs from shaving about 2wks ago, it is much worse, what should o dp

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

No, benadryl helps a little

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Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Do you have severe itching?

Associated pain with bumps?

Have they increased in size with time?

Can you please share picture.

Any other health or medical problems ?

Waiting for your reply…

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
they do itch, i have calamine lotion
Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Dear,

Thanks for all these additional details.

I am sorry to hear about your problem

Well, it sound to be Folliculitis. It arise from Hair follicles and sebaceous (sweat) glands and occur due to the fact that hair follicles become infected, often with Staphylococcus aureus.

Sometimes, it can become infected.

You can apply Bacitracin ointment on affected part.

You can apply a small amount of this medication in a thin layer on the affected skin and rub in gently, this can be used 2 times a day.

You can apply a warm, moist washcloth or compress to the affected area 4-5 times a day to relieve discomfort and help the area drain.

You can use over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream to affected area.
You can take Tylenol for associated pain and inflammation, it can be taken twice a day.

You can continue to take OTC Zyrtec once a day for one week.

You can use a clean washcloth and towel to dry off each time you wash.
You should not share your towels or washcloths, and launder them in plenty of hot, soapy water after every use.

Usually such symptoms will get resolve in a week by these tips.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank u for checking I'm seeing a dermatologist at the moment, the problem is not getting better
Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Good to hear, that you have seen a dermatologist.

Please follow instructions, as advised by your doctor.

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