Should I be concerned about these inflamed follicles after my last laser treatment? (Photos)
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Inflammation of Hair Follicles After Laser Hair Removal
It appears you are having a standard reaction to laser hair removal. Inflammation of the follicles is a normal side effect. It should resolve in the next few days. You can apply a topical steroid cream for the irritation or itching.
Follicular edema after laser treatment
This is perfectly normal, due to swelling from the follicles that are "burned" by the laser, which is the desirable endpoint.
Laser hair treatment
From the photos, it appears you are exhibiting a normal reaction after your laser hair treatment. Follicle inflammation is an expected result and should dissipate over the first few days.
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Inflamed hair follicles after LHR
I see no evidence of a burn. This is a good sign for the treatment results. Apply topical steroid cream if irritating or itching.
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