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Inflammation due to eye brows waxing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I had my eyebrows waxed 3 weeks ago they got burned. I have been using pure aloe and there is no infection but swelling still there , will it go and heal properly and look how they used to or should I seek medical attention
Thank you
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Is it inflamed after waxing or anything else ?
Doctor :   As you have mentioned burning ?
User :   Hi Dr Tosh I am assuming it was a burn, I had many waxings befored, the colour of the eybrow was browner, skin flakey and swollen
Doctor :   I mean to ask you did it get red because of waxing or did it get injured because of a burn or anyhting els e
Doctor :   ?
Doctor :   What was the process , Was it threading ?
User :   sorry injured during waxing What's threading
Doctor :   Its a form of removing unwanted hair in eye brows.
Doctor :   No problem, as it is not infected as of now.
User :   wax was applied to my brow and removed with a material strip
Doctor :   Please do use Kamillosan ointment thrice daily
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Thank you I will
Doctor :   I have undrestood as hot wax is applied , this might happen.
Doctor :   Hope I have got the procedure right ?
User :   thank you
User :   have a good day
Doctor :   It will be fine in 2/3 days.
Doctor :   Not more than that.
Doctor :   Thank you for ocnsulting me.
User :   over and out
Doctor :   Take care, bye for now
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