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Ladies I Need Your Help..Faint of Heart Do Not Read

Postby IronGoddess » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:55 pm

Ok you have been warned... This is too much information but I need some help in the vagjj department. I have the worst ingrown hair on my bikini line. It is swollen and super red and it hurts.I can not even wear underwear. I have had these before after lots of bike training but this one is off the charts. I am asking for advice and home treatments, please.
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Postby trixiee » Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:14 pm

Sitz Baths - 3 or 4 a day, twenty minutes at a time... eventually it'll soften, and you can "pop" the hair and yucky stuff out. Good luck!
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Re: Ladies I Need Your Help..Faint of Heart Do Not Read

Postby Habs4ever » Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:17 pm

If you can get any grip at all on the hair then pluck it out, you'd be amazed at how that can relieve some of the pressure.
Soak it a few times a day, then "pop" it when it softens enough.

ETA: I see Trix beat me to the soaking solution.
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Postby CAW » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:18 pm

....and proof again that Maniac's are a plethora of knowledge....and that nothing is disturbing enough to gross us out.

...and that regardless of the situation, there's likely one or two of us who've been there before.

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Postby turd ferguson » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:44 pm

I don't have a hoo-ha, but I do have hairy nether regions, and can be prone to the same thing.

Second the suggestion to soak it. I also cover angry little outbursts with moleskin to protect against chafing, and covering somehow seems to make them less angry. Finally, I make sure to keep it super-clean because of infection.
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Postby CAW » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:47 pm

Now I'm :YMSICK: with the mental image of Turd's "hairy nether regions" (which, in my mind's eye, is a Hairy Ken doll...for mental health sake)
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Postby CAW » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:49 pm

:shifty: I'll just go back to my beer now. :oops:
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Postby turd ferguson » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:55 pm

CAW wrote:Now I'm :YMSICK: with the mental image of Turd's "hairy nether regions" (which, in my mind's eye, is a Hairy Ken doll...for mental health sake)


My non-nether regions are also hairy if that helps
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Postby Jo-Jo » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:07 pm

CAW wrote:....and proof again that Maniac's are a plethora of knowledge....and that nothing is disturbing enough to gross us out.

...and that regardless of the situation, there's likely one or two of us who've been there before.

*BigGroupHug* :YMHUG:



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Postby CAW » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:07 pm

turd ferguson wrote:
CAW wrote:Now I'm :YMSICK: with the mental image of Turd's "hairy nether regions" (which, in my mind's eye, is a Hairy Ken doll...for mental health sake)


My non-nether regions are also hairy if that helps


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Postby Jo-Jo » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:07 pm

turd ferguson wrote:
CAW wrote:Now I'm :YMSICK: with the mental image of Turd's "hairy nether regions" (which, in my mind's eye, is a Hairy Ken doll...for mental health sake)


My non-nether regions are also hairy if that helps



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Postby drghfx » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:30 pm

turd ferguson wrote:I don't have a hoo-ha, but I do have hairy nether regions, and can be prone to the same thing.

Second the suggestion to soak it. I also cover angry little outbursts with moleskin to protect against chafing, and covering somehow seems to make them less angry. Finally, I make sure to keep it super-clean because of infection.

I'm just disappointed Turd used the American spelling of hoo-ha and not the Canadian version hoo-hah.
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Postby DonnaRigs » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:44 pm

I have this AWESOME stuff my esthetician sold me it's a lotion to help prevent and treat ingrowns. Mine wasn't available commercially, but there's a bunch listed on Sally Beauty.com
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Postby Jo-Jo » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:47 pm

drghfx wrote:
turd ferguson wrote:I don't have a hoo-ha, but I do have hairy nether regions, and can be prone to the same thing.

Second the suggestion to soak it. I also cover angry little outbursts with moleskin to protect against chafing, and covering somehow seems to make them less angry. Finally, I make sure to keep it super-clean because of infection.

I'm just disappointed Turd used the American spelling of hoo-ha and not the Canadian version hoo-hah.



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Postby IronGoddess » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:06 pm

Thanks ROTFL!!!!
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Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:54 pm

I've had one of those
Not fun
Soaking it is excellent advice
This too will pop and go away
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Postby Hammie » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:01 pm

Another vote for soaking.

Get a pair of tweezers with a really sharp point (not the flat, slanted ones). After soaking, poke around and grab the ingrown hair with the tweezers and yank it out. The hairs there get ingrown because they curl under as they grow, so sometimes you have to go digging for them to relieve the pressure. It hurts like ****, but gets better once the hair is gone. Once it heals a bit, scrubbing the *ahem* "area" with something a bit abrasive (like one of those rough plastic sponges) will help a little bit to prevent them in the future.

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Postby Robinandamelia » Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:31 am

Hammie wrote:Another vote for soaking.

Get a pair of tweezers with a really sharp point (not the flat, slanted ones). After soaking, poke around and grab the ingrown hair with the tweezers and yank it out. The hairs there get ingrown because they curl under as they grow, so sometimes you have to go digging for them to relieve the pressure. It hurts like ****, but gets better once the hair is gone. Once it heals a bit, scrubbing the *ahem* "area" with something a bit abrasive (like one of those rough plastic sponges) will help a little bit to prevent them in the future.

Or so I've heard :shifty:


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Postby turd ferguson » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:16 am

Hammie wrote:Another vote for soaking.

Get a pair of tweezers with a really sharp point (not the flat, slanted ones). After soaking, poke around and grab the ingrown hair with the tweezers and yank it out. The hairs there get ingrown because they curl under as they grow, so sometimes you have to go digging for them to relieve the pressure.


Our onetime doctor recommended something similar, except he gave me a large-gauge needle (sharper, better for digging, starts out sterile).
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Postby DonnaRigs » Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:29 pm

And EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE! Then they don't become an issue :)
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Postby DLS » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:30 am

DonnaRigs wrote:And EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE! Then they don't become an issue :)


To prevent this, you can buy an exfoliating glove at Shoppers Drug Mart, and then moisturize every day. This seems to help a lot.

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Postby ultraslacker » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:06 pm

DLS wrote:
DonnaRigs wrote:And EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE! Then they don't become an issue :)


To prevent this, you can buy an exfoliating glove at Shoppers Drug Mart, and then moisturize every day. This seems to help a lot.


oh yeah, I saw those gloves and wondered what they're good for. :P

I just bought a new sponge ball thingy (what ARE those things called?!) from shoppers as well, and it is firmer/rougher than most so it's better for exfoliating... I really like it. Look for the marble coloured ones.
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Postby Stampie » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:58 pm

CAW wrote:Now I'm :YMSICK: with the mental image of Turd's "hairy nether regions" (which, in my mind's eye, is a Hairy Ken doll...for mental health sake)

You are not far off the mark here CAW! Leave it to Turd to post a mental image that can only be removed by poking your eyes out with knitting needles/rust butter knife or attempting a partial lobotomy thru your ears.
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Postby runJrun » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:43 pm

DLS wrote:
DonnaRigs wrote:And EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE! Then they don't become an issue :)


To prevent this, you can buy an exfoliating glove at Shoppers Drug Mart, and then moisturize every day. This seems to help a lot.


I imagine you would want to do the exfoliating lightly? I am thinking rug burn down there would not be pleasant either! lol
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Postby turd ferguson » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:55 pm

Stampie wrote:
CAW wrote:Now I'm :YMSICK: with the mental image of Turd's "hairy nether regions" (which, in my mind's eye, is a Hairy Ken doll...for mental health sake)

You are not far off the mark here CAW! Leave it to Turd to post a mental image that can only be removed by poking your eyes out with knitting needles/rust butter knife or attempting a partial lobotomy thru your ears.


I recommend a pair of tweezers with a really sharp point (not the flat, slanted ones).
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