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Does propecia (finasteride) work for men who have bald spots ?

Does propecia (finasteride) work for men who have bald spots  ?

Yes: Yes Propecia (finasteride) does work for men with male pattern baldness (bald spots) and there is often noticeable hair growth with use of propecia (finasteride). Not in all patients. And it can be reversible if medication is stopped. But remember.....Bald is beautiful! ...Read more

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Hair Removal (Definition)

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


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Is it common for most men to shave armpit and pubic hair?

Is it common for most men to shave armpit and pubic hair?

Local habits: There is no medical/hygienic reason to shave; not for men, nor for women. That being said, cultural, geographic, and atheletic norms vary. Men who are swimmers often shave all of their body hair and sometimes their scalps to improve aerodynamics. ...Read more

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Any good treatments for receeding hair line in women whose male ancestors had baldness?

Any good treatments for receeding hair line in women whose male ancestors had baldness?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Is helpful to prevent future hair loss. Some people get substantial improvements in hair density, but even if you don't gain hair, it is effective at preventing or slowing future hair loss. Follow the directions on the package. ...Read more

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Which vitamin am I use for gentic low facial hair for men. 33 yrs old ?

Which vitamin am I use for gentic low facial hair for men. 33 yrs old ?

No such thing: There are some men who do not have hair follicles to grow a full beard. There is no such vitamin to make this happen if it is not happening naturally. ...Read more

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Does finastride 1mg help grow hair for older men 50 plus ?

Details matter: Much more likely to help slow hair loss, not likely to grow new hair. Prescription for hair not covered by ins. 5mg much cheaper than 1mg. Can get 5mg and a pill cutter, take 1/4 pill daily. Main side effect is reduction in prostate problems. ...Read more

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How effective is propecia (finasteride) for hair loss in young men?

How effective is propecia (finasteride) for hair loss in young men?

Propecia (finasteride): Propecia (finasteride) is effective at preventing hair loss, however it has been implicated in causing erectile dysfunction as a side effect. I suggest that you discuss these issues with your physician before beginning the medication and learn about all the medication's risks and benefits. As an alternative hair transplant is a safe long term solution to male pattern baldness. ...Read more

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Does prp treatment effective for growth of hair on men scalp?

Does prp treatment effective for growth of hair on men scalp?

Maybe: Platelet rich plasma is thought to have growth factors and cytokines that rejuvenate skin and perhaps hair follicles and matrix. As mono therapy it probably isn't so great but it may help hair transplantation Propecia (finasteride) or Minoxidil work better. ...Read more

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Is it safe for men to use Monistat cream on penis and under foreskin for yeast infection?

Is it safe for men to use Monistat cream on penis and under foreskin for yeast infection?

Antifungal: Monistat is an antifungal cream used for treating yeast infections as long as the infection is properly diagnosed by your doctor. So yes it is safe on penis but as noted earlier see your doctor for proper diagnosis and selection of therapy appropriate for your case. Take care of yourself. ...Read more

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How effective can hair transplants be for baldness?

Hair Restoration: Hair transplants can be highly effective, but there are 2 limitations. #1 the amount of hair loss you currently have, and #2 the density of your hair in the donor site (in the back of the scalp). High density and thinning hair are the best combination, but it is worth getting an evaluation from a specialist to help set your expectations. ...Read more

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Are hair relaxers safe for young girls?

Are hair relaxers safe for young girls?

Hair Relaxers/girls: Inspite of claims by the makers to the contrary hair relaxers are not safe for young girls these cause damage to girls hair and scalp.If applied inappropriately it can cause hair and scalp burn. ...Read more

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Can't decide b/w holep and TURP for 51yr old very healthy male. Using tamsulosin only, want to avoid finas/dutas altogether.

Can't decide b/w holep and TURP for 51yr old very healthy male. Using tamsulosin only,  want to avoid finas/dutas altogether.

Check out these: Links. As a rule, you can exhaust the efficacy of one or two meds before you resort to surgery.Holep is preferred over TURP because it's less invasive. Best wishes! http://www.mayoclinic.org/holmium-laser-prostate-surgery/ http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/turp/my00633.http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/prostate-gland-enlargement/ds00027/dsecti. ...Read more

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How effective is laser hair removal for women?

How effective is laser hair removal for women?

Laser Hair Removal: Laser hair reduction is very effective for women (and men). Depending on skin type, ethnicity, laser used and area you wish treated, you may need between 6 and 10 treatments spaced 4 to 8 weeks apart. Multiple areas can be treated simultaneously if you wish. ...Read more

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Why do some people advocate for male genital mutilation aka circumcision?

Why do some people advocate for male genital mutilation aka circumcision?

USA: Land of choice: Because circumcision is required by numerous religions many believe circumcision improves quality of life. Many believe it is more hygienic. Many require circumcision for medical reasons (phimosis, paraphymosis, recurrent balanitis, etc), prevents the rare penile cancer, reduces risk of urinary infections in first year of life and the usa is a free country. Female circumcision is mutilation! ...Read more

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Is it safe for kidney transplant patients to use hair removal cream?

Is it safe for kidney transplant patients to use hair removal cream?

KidneyTransplant: I wouldn't put hair removal cream over the kidney transplant, but on other parts of your body it should be ok as long as you don't have any open sores or wounds. ...Read more

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Is laser hair removal a safe and/or recommended procedure for someone who cannot tolerate birth control pills for moderate facial hair growth?

Is laser hair removal a safe and/or recommended procedure for someone who cannot tolerate birth control pills for moderate facial hair growth?

Yes : Laser hair removal is fine provided it is done with a qualified professional who can tell you if the laser she uses can be used with all or only certain skin types. ...Read more

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Can laser hair removal be suitable for teenagers?

Can laser hair removal be suitable for teenagers?

Yes: Age is less a factor than the locations and color of the hairs themselves. It requires a series of treatments, since laser is effective only when actively growing. Some hairs are in resting phase and not as susceptible. Additional treatment in planned series will find the majority in the active growth phase. Laser seeks color and is best on dark hair growth areas. ...Read more

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What's an opinion about hair removal in men and male teenagers?

What's an opinion about hair removal in men and male teenagers?

Great: I think it can be great for guys with excessive hair. The nice thing about laser removal is that you can have the number of treatments that leave you with the amount of hair that you want to remain. Many men do not want to remove all the hair just cut it down significantly. Of course, if they want it all gone this can be done too. ...Read more

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When i use silk epil epilator braun i get red spots on my skin but after a while it goes away should i stop using it?

Use another techniqu: It sounds like you are irritating your skin with your epilation. You don't want to end up with post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Ask your aesthetician if another technique for hair removal would be better. Also, laser removal or electrolysis may be other options. Discuss with your dermatologist first so your skin type can be examined.Red spots indicate irritation or inflammation to the product ...Read more

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Hello i want my arm hair to fall. i dont wanna use any product like wax or epilator or whatever. how can i reduce hair naturally ?

Hello i want my arm hair to fall. i dont wanna use any product like wax or epilator or whatever. how can i reduce hair naturally ?

Can't: There is no way to naturally stop hair growing in one particular place - it will still grow. Your options are waxing, shaving, or electrolysis. ...Read more

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I have sensitivity to waxing,especially on arms and face.Would using an epilator be better for me?

If you are sensitive: to waxing , epilator work on dissolving keratin in the hair , in sensitive people it will irritate more . See a skin specialist to help you. ...Read more

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Helo please i want to ask if it safe to use an electric epilator on the tummy during pregnancy. Thank you?

Helo please i want to ask if it safe to use an electric epilator on the tummy during pregnancy. Thank you?

Not a problem: The electricity is inside the device and will not penetrate your stomach skin and certainly will have no effect on the developing baby. ...Read more

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I have lots of ingrown hairs & marks on my legs & thighs from using epilator & waxing & lots of bumps from shaving what can i do to make them go away?

Dermatologist: All these procedures can cause ingrowing hairs, bumps and scarring. Letting the hair grow may help ease this problem. If the problems is severe you may want to see a dermatologist to see if they can offer some treatments to speed up the process. ...Read more

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Can I use an epilator to remove stomach hair when 21 weeks pregnant?

Can I use an epilator to remove stomach hair when 21 weeks pregnant?

Yes: This will have no effect on your developing baby or the conditions of pregnancy. If the hairs bother you go ahead and pull them. ...Read more

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What are the best hair removal methods?

Hair removal: Hair removal techniques depend on the location of where you want to have hair removed. If it is dark hair then most methods including laser or intense pulse light can reduce and at times permanently prevent further hair growth. Lighter hair remains tricky as their is no melanin in the hair to uptake the energy for lasers so waxing or vaniqua ( a topical medicine) maybe the safest way. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more