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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Hormones: Certain birth control pills with high hormone contents can cause unwanted facial hair growth. As can various hormone disorders. Sometimes it happens f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Vaniqa: You can use vaniqa cream twice a day on the affected area. Laser hair removal also works.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You really can't: Some men, especially those of us who are naturally smooth, simply won't be able to grow a thick beard. There's nothing you can do about this, many (mo ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil): You could use rogaine (minoxidil) on your face.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Basically no: Whether you're male or female. One exception -- obesity and lack of exercise can exacerbate some (not all) of the hormonal problems that may cause thi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know a way: to specifically target facial hair. For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat eno ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Facial Hair: Eflornithine(vaniqua) is used to slow the growth of unwanted hair on the face in women, usually around the lips or under the chin. Eflornithine works ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Facial Hair: If your facial hair comes in slower than you would like or if you are trying to give the appearance of more facial hair, there are a few options that ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Won't work: Congratulations on being almost a man. How thick your beard will be is determined by your genes, and no magic medicine will change this. While many me ... Read More

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