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how effective is laser hair removal?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If can be very: effective but is best for darker hair.

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Does smokeless tobacco carry a high risk of mouth cancer?

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Yes: Any use of tobacco increases the risk of cancer, at multiple sites in the body.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What could cause the left side of my jaw to lock up after catching a cold a few days ago?

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Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 34 years experience
TMJ disorder: A locked jaw is usually due to a temporomandibular joint that is injured or displaced. This could happen when you are ill from clenching too much, or a wide yawn if you already have aproblem with the joint. Go see an ent. If severe a few days of a steroid will help, then you may need an occlusion splint made by a dentist.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What might a patch of painful red skin be due to?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Inflammation: Inflammation of some type. If it doesn't heal, you should visit your doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is laser hair removal effective?

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Dr. Ralph Rosato
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: I have had laser hair reduction. It smarted and i needed to bite on a towel but it was worth it. Approximately 90% reduction. I recommend the candela gentlelase. (i do not own one but that is the one i lease).
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A 23-year-old male asked:

Do home laser hair removal machines work?how effective r they? and r there any areas that they cannot be used on?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Hair removal: The home laser hair removal devices use a lower power setting than the ones used by doctors, can be quite painful to use, and may not be appropriate for men. Talk with your dermatologist about your hair-removal options.
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Most cases to little power to be effective. Best to have only medical professional preform IPL for hair removal..
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