Pseudofolliculitis Barbae /Beard Lumps

Pseudofolliculitis Barbae /Beard Lumps

It is the inflammation of the curled hair in the areas where the beard grows, growing inward.

It is more common in dark-skinned people.

During beard shaving. When the hairs are cut close to the skin, the sharp ends left behind cling to the edge of the pore and pierce the skin.

As a result of inflammation, a foreign body reaction causes acne-like bumps.

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*The only effective method is not to shave.

*If you have to shave, shave less frequently and away from the skin (shorten with scissors instead of a knife).

< p>*Instead of shaving, use a hair remover. using substances

*Removal of ingrowing hairs with a needle

Topical antibiotic creams, creams such as benzoyl peroxide, tretinoin that thin the keratin and release the hairs, and if necessary, oral antibiotics. medications can be used.