A member asked:

How do i permanently get rid of facial hair caused by minoxidil in women.

8 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Leila Hashemi answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Hair removal: Hi, your best bet is Laser or Electrolysis.

Answered 9/29/2016


Dr. Glynis Ablon answered

Specializes in Dermatology

First it is impor-: tant to make sure topical minoxidil is only applied to scalp. laser permanently gets rid of hair growth, but continued use of minoxidil may lead to more facial hair. I would see dermatologist for other possible treatments for hair growth. Electrolysis typically leads to some element of scarring while laser done in doctor office (where doc is fellow of american society of laser medicine and surger

Answered 11/27/2017



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