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is it safe to have laser hair removal while breastfeeding

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Why do want to use: It during breast feeding , a general rule is no one should be exposed to any laser light other than the person , how safe it it is guide lines dictat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Usually: If your skin is pale and your hair is dark, and you can keep your skin out of the sun for at least 2 weeks prior to the procedure, then laser hair rem ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
It Is Safe: There is no danger of taking Amoxicillin during your laser hair removal sessions.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Darker the hair - better the result.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: No issue.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Home LASER: There is no such device and you are advised against using a LASER which is a powerful medical device without a physician for any purpose.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Risk for burn : Increased risk for burn. Best to wait until Accutane treatment is complete before attempting laser treatment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Laser hair removal is safe and won't have an effect on a nevus - but you should discuss the management of your nevus with a dermatologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is safe only if done safely. Higher than recommended settings can cause burns, skin color changes or scarring. The risks are highe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: As with any laser treatment there will always be a slight risk of burns but these are frequently treated areas.
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