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ingrown hairs and scars on stomach :(

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  • ingrown hairs and scars on stomach :(

    For as long as I can remember I have shaved the hair on my lower stomach. I then started experimenting with waxing and epilators and ended up with horrible ingrown hairs! I recently got 2 VERY bad ones that got infected - i manged to pull 4 hairs from one of them in the space of about a month and i think i've finally got all the hairs out of it now. Its a bit red and when i pinch it it feels like a little lump. I'm pretty sure its gonna leave scar uuugh! The other one I pulled 2 hairs from and it has left a scar. Its a reddy brown colour and has an indent in the middle that is red and it looks as if the skin hasn't healed over it properly. I'm sure that it is completely healed though. I've been used scar reduction patches but they don't seem to be working. Does anyone know what kind of a scar this is? And will it fade over time? It doesn't look very attractive on my very pale stomach!

  • How long has that spot been there, unchanging? Could these possibly still be some infection stuck in it?

    As for your stomach hair, have you considered laser removal? Pricy, I know, but could very well be worth it if you're having ingrown hair trouble.

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