Razor Bumps (Pseudofolliculitis Barbae)

About Pseudofolliculits Barbae (razor bumps) Pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB) is commonly known as razor or shaving bumps. It is an inflammatory reaction to an ingrown hair, appearing as papules and pustules in a shaved area. Each lesion appears as a flesh-colored to erythematous papule with a hair shaft visible at its center. It is most common… Read More

Ingrown Hair

About ingrown hairs An ingrown hair occurs when a hair curves back onto the skin and penetrates it.  The hair can then cause a brisk reaction in the skin, resulting in inflammation and possibly infection.  It usually appears as a skin-colored to red papule, sometimes with hyperpigmentation in chronic lesions.  Often, the hair can be… Read More