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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Does applying veet for hair removal on hands cause pimples?

I applied veet to remove hair on my hand.But Because of that I got so many pimples on my hand(arround 200)..For that I applied Benzoil peroxide Gel BP cream & Doxrid tablets..Pimples reduced..& After 10 days my hand was totally changed into red colour. like after Burning.For that i Applied Cosvate G cream & Tablets..Later I Got many pimples on my face..& now Again I am getting pimples on my hand & also on my fa ce & shoulder..Now i having little irritation also..Is it because of veet/ Sideeffects because of using Tablets./cream..???Please tell me remedy for it..Doctor
Wed, 4 Mar 2015
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Dermatologist 's  Response
The application of hair removal cream may give rise to acneform eruptions in prone people. Donot apply cosvate - G cream as it worsens the condition. Consult a dermatologist for your condition.
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