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Do acne scars stunt facial hair growth

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Lemon Juice: Lemon juice is a home remedy for acne treatment and is inexpensive compared to the acne products at stores. Lemons contain a natural astringent and an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Whoa: Topical acne meds -- benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinoic acid derivatives -- won't improve the facial hair situation. Especially if you're a yo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
No: Are you hoping the scars will increase or decrease hair on your face? The same factors causing acne are also stimulants of male-type hair. For adult w... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Laser: I would wait till the acne surgery heals. Good Luck
A member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Thirty : Thirty would be extremely young fo rmenopause. I am glad that you have had testing performed by your physician and endocrinologist. It may be helpfu... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Depends: It depends on the medication.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 35 years experience
No: I can't think of any reason that lifting weights would increase hair growth unless Anabolic steroids or testosterone was being used. There are no kno... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 35 years experience
Not Really: Bcp's provide hormonal changes that would decrease not increase hair growth. They are used for this purpose to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome, pco... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
What's the hurry?: Male hair growth is under hormonal control (testosterone) . Hormoal levels at your age do fluctuate, so be patient and let nature take its course
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 37 years experience
No: Facial hair is determined by genetics and hormones. Oil on the skin will not cause it.
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