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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Fri, 3 Mar 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi ,I have used Veet cream for private part hair

removal. After one week itching has started very badly.

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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Either contact dermatitis or ingrowing hair

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
I have gone through your complaints and itching could be due to either contact dermatitis to veet or due to ingrowing hair.
If I was your treating doctor I would recommend you to apply steroid antibiotic combination like mometasone and fusidic acid cream on the affected areas twice daily for 2 weeks and take antihistaminic like tablet levocetrizine 5 mg twice daily for 10-14 days.
These are prescription drugs and you need to see the doctor in person to get them.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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