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What causes ingrown hair sores or infected hairs on your head

after my mishap with the hair tie and having to pull a lot of hair out, my hair started falling out from stress, i also noticed that i was getting little zit looking bumps on my head that hurt,i showed my boyfriend and he said its got a hair in it and he pulled it out and it had white stuff on the root of the hair, i have been getting them more often and more than 1 at a time. What causes it and what can i do to stop itl

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Ingrown hair is caused by aggressive or improper hair removal. However in your case it could be as a result of dead skin debris blocking the hair follicle opening. The result is either the hair growing inwards or sideways in your skin and when it gets infected the result is a bump with pus just like the one on your head.

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