This is in addition to a question I saw posted earlier, where the responder didn't quite understand the person's intention. I WANT to grow a beard, but when I try, after about 3 or 4 days, my skin erupts in a rash. It becomes inflamed, very thick, flaky and painful, especially around the jaw bone. I have tried to "get through it" but people around me have said my suffering is not normal hair growing itchiness. I tried last summer (again) to grow a beard, and there is now a red scarring at my chin bone where the skin has yet to return to normal.
I would love to grow a beard and all the advice I get and read about is "Oh, you should grow a beard to get past the inflammation of shaving". When I shave, I have no inflammation. I want to grow a beard, and I'm looking for something that will keep the inflammation down WHILE I grow a beard.
I can only grow a soul patch right under my bottom lip without pain. Is there something I can do to help me grow a complete beard? Picture is 30 seconds after I shaved part of 10 days of facial growth.
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