I wanna know about my skin problem

Patient : I wanna know about my skin problem..2 days before i decided to thread/tweeze my face,the cheek area..But after tweezing i noticed small pimples/bumps in that particular area..it was my really first time.i used to tweez my eyebrows but my skin doesnt normally react to this..but 2 days have been passed but these bumps are not going.Can u plz tell me how long they will take to go..is it just a skin reaction or a serious problem...plzz reply me as soon as possible..Thanks!!
Doctor :   Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor. Sometimes, waxing or threading leads to waxing induced or thread induced folliculit is. It is the inflammation of a hair follicle without infection. In such cases, I prefer to advise topical antibiotic cream followed by a combination of topical antibiotic and steroidal cream. It usually resolves within 1-2 weeks. Visit your Doctor so that he can examine you and give you a prescription accordingly. You can share my opinion with him. I hope it helps. Take care.

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