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Recurring red bump in mustache due to infection from shaving. remedies?

Yes I seem to have a red bump growing in my mustache at the exact same place and I went to the doctors to get it checked out he told me was an infection from shaving but this time I haven't shaved in the it appeared to grow back again swell up after a day or two away and in about 3 to 4 days but it keeps coming back in the exact same place
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.
It sounds like foliculitis and you can treat it by antibiotics and local treatment or by surgically procedure. YOu should keep this area clean,shaved and dry. This is commonly found and usually pass in a week. If last for longer then some other infection such as herpes should be considered.
For shaving try to use new razors or automatic shavers. WIsh you good health.
Answered: Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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