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Is it safe to use laser hair removal on a male's sensitive area?

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Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 33 years experience
Yes: I often use less power in the sensitive areas, it may take a few treatments if less power is used , but hurts less. I also use a zimmer chiller which takes off the edge. Lana long, m.D, .
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
Facial Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Laser private areas: Yes, laser works well on penis shaft and scrotum. Do it before hair turns grey or no laser will work.
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Yes by experienced: Yes, if performed by an experienced individual with knowledge of skin types, response rates, energy application and safeguards.

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Laser hair removal for teenagers, is it safe?

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Is laser hair removal always safe?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Safe laser hair tx: As with all treatments, laser hair removal is not without risk. The person performing the procedure needs to take precautions and protect his/her patient before, during and after each treatment. The patient needs to adhere to pre-treatment instructions such as not tanning or waxing before and between treatments. Procedure is not performed if you are pregnant, primarily for theoretical risks.

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