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Does Laser Hair Removal On Your Balls Hurt Your Sperm
Getting laser hair removal so I have to shave inside my anus. It hurts and itches and I get bumps, any suggestions?
Avoid: I am not exactly clear on the scenario, but if you are prone to razor bumps, it is best to avoid shaving there. There are a number of personal clippers on the market that trim closely enough to leave little or no visible hair, without causing the irritation of shaving. ...Read more
There are many reasons for testicular pain. Bottom line, if you have testicular pain...Pain in the testicle...You should go to the nearest er immediately to have special imaging to rule out a torsion. Testicular torsion is when the vessels to the testicle twist and the blood supply is lost. If not corrected immediately you could lose the testicle. You may experience belly ...Read more
Like rubberband snap: Laser hair removal should not hurt beyond sensation like rubberband snap. If you are having pain you are most likely being treated with wrong type of laser. Only yag laser will actually kill hair follicles and with the proper treatment under the direction of a doctor, not at a day spa, your treatment should be basically painless. ...Read more
Yes it does.: Not all hair is amenable to removal. It is also a rather long and drawn out procedure starting with a low voltage and progressively increasing the power over time. It does not feel good ...Read more
Is it safe to get the shaft of your penis and your balls laser hair removal? I'm tired of shaving.
Does laser hair removal treatment of the vagina hurt? How safe is it? How much will it cost? Should you get it done if you have bumps on your vagina
Laser Hair Removal: Generally laser hair removal is safe. Any part of the body can be treated. Darker skin or lighter hair will not work as well. The more contrast between the skin and hair the better. Costs vary. $300-500 a treatment. 3-5 treatments, and a occasional touch up. Pain? Usually uncomfortable but not too bad. Topical creams can be used if needed. ...Read more
Buttocks hair remova: Yes, buttocks can be treated quite effectively with laser hair removal. All private areas can be treated. ...Read more
Seek dermatologist: Laser hair treatments for dark skin including African American skin can be safely performed with certain lasers at the right settings. Seek out a dermatologist who is experienced with treating ethnic and darker skin types. Typically a diode laser and Yag lasers have the correct wavelength for treating darker skin. Avoid ipl or medical spas without doctor supervision. ...Read more
Yes: Must go to a trained professional with a lot of experience in persons of color. THe lasers that would be safest for you are the YAG and the 910 diode like lightsheer ...Read more
Call your derm: This can be problematic, especially on the face as laser treatment can cause severe skin irritation in some people, always try a conspicuous spot before the face to determine your reaction to it. Call your doctor who did the procedure and inform the, m of what is happenign. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Will laser hair removal on my underarms and bikini line damage my lymph nodes or put them at risk?
Can laser hair removal on face leave scars? My skin is very sensitive. How can you ensure no scarring?
LHR is safe and effective when done properly incorrect use can cause burns or scars. Its best to find a physician well trained in laser medicine and start when its sure that you have no tan or recent sun exposure
Proper lasers are a must and not old used technology i3 2002 ...Read more
I want to do laser hair removal on my chin. Does it cause any problems if I want to conceive a baby afterward maybe within 6 months after that?
Laser and pregnancy: There should be no problem for your pregnancy if you are planning to get pregnant 6 months after the last treatment of laser hair removal. Be aware that the treatment can't be performed if you are currently or become pregnant during the laser hair removal program. Hope this helps. ...Read more
In two days iam beginning laser hair removal on my forehead and underarms. I was wondering is the forehead a dangerous place for laser hair removal?
Laser forehead: As long as your eyes are protected and the settings are correct you should have no problem with laser hair removal on any part of your face. Use a certified technician who is supervised by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more
If I get laser hair removal on all of my dark hair can I still be at risk of ingrown hairs? I get so many ingrown hairs that I am considering just lasering off all of my body hair. Will this likely solve my problem or is it possible to keep getting ingro
It: It is still possible that you will get ingrown hairs with laser hair removal, although it is less likely. During the laser hair removal process, you may actually get more ingrown hairs than you are used to- as any time you change the modality with which you remove hair- shaving to waxing to nairing to epilating to laser hair removal. Over time, the number of in-growns should drastically reduce with laser hair removal, as there will be less hair. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: Are you male or female? There is no such thing as laser hair removal - to be precise, it is better known as laser hair reduction. Works well. People of color have to be extremely careful as the lasers pick up the differences between skin color and hair color. The greater the difference, the better it works. ...Read more
Deoderant: You can use deoderant after 7-10 days. ...Read more
How dangerous would gentlemax pro laser hair removal on face or breasts or intimate area? Any chance it could trigger some severe consequences?
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Mostly: It can definitely help tremendously with reducing total number of hair follicles. Hairs that do grow back will be much finer and thinner. My guess is you would still have some hairs growing back at times that may need some ongoing treatment. ...Read more
Typically, not much: Laser hair removal works by heating up the cells in the hair follicle enough to damage them. In order to damage the hair follicle without damaging the surrounding skin, the laser energy must be absorbed more by the follicle than by the skin. This will only happen if there is a contrast in color between the hair and the skin. Light-colored hair is too similar in color to the surrounding skin. ...Read more
I am considering laser hair removal on my bikini area. Is this safe? It's obviously very close to my "female parts" and would reconsider if it isn't.
Yes: Laser hair removal is safe and should not give you any problem. ...Read more
Yes: Can be used anywhere on the body - remember, the darker and the coarser the hair - the better it works. ...Read more
Had laser hair removal on legs. Have white marks because skin was a burned. Can I continue the sessions? Can I get suntan?
Yes/No: No such thing as hair removal. It is "hair reduction." if you were burned, you might want to have them turn the power down on the laser. You should never get a suntan whether or not you have scars and therefore should always use sun-block protection. Sun block is even more important when there are scars. ...Read more
I have been getting laser hair removal on my face I want to start taking biotin to grow my hair longer and stronger nails will it affect laser treatmn?
NO EFFECT: In fact no effect on anything. Biotin is a complete waste of money. The only people who ever derive any benefit from biotin are the slick companies who sell it. ...Read more
Is laser hair removal on neck and arms permanent? I've read their are possible rare complications, what are the risks?
Laser: Permanent hair reduction is permanent. But touch ups needed every couple of years. Risks include burn, hyper pigmentation and scars ...Read more
Should I use emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream prior to laser hair removal on my bikini area?
EMLA (lidocaine and prilocaine) Helps: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or topical anesthetics can be tremendously helpful for hair removal laser treatments. However, the better lasers have a "cryogen" spray cooling device attached to the laser hand piece that will also alleviate the discomfort. Also, there are newer lasers that are faster and thus cause less pain when zapping your hairs away. ...Read more
Where could I buy emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream to use prior to laser hair removal on my bikini area?
Pharmacy: I believe that the topical anesthetic Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is only available by prescription in the usa. With a prescription, you should have no difficulty obtaining it from a local pharmacy. Alternatively, you can buy Lidocaine 5% topical anesthetic over the counter (e.g. Amazon). Make sure to follow the directions. It is absorbed by the skin - too much can be toxic. ...Read more
I got laser hair removal on my upper lip three months ago. My upper lip now has a white line on it. It looks bleached on my dark skin. How can I fix?
I would not recommend
I would only seek a trained professional for that treatment especially with a skin condition. ...Read more
After laser hair removal on legs, there are numerous tiny white spots. No burns or redness after procedure. Will skin return to normal eventually?
See your doc: The spots could be caused by many things so I would go back to your physician and show them. Good luck! ...Read more
I had laser hair removal on my arms. And my mole puffed up and looked pussy. Now it has dried up and looks like a scab. Should I be worried about this?
Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more
Laser hair removal is technique for reducing the thickness and number of hairs on the skin, by heating the hair follicles with a laser. The greater the color contrast between the hair and the skin, the more effect the treatments. A series of treatments is usually necessary to ...Read more
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