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Doctor insights on: Facial Hair Growth After Pregnancy

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How do I reduce facial hair growth?

How do I reduce facial hair growth?

Vaniqa: You can use vaniqa cream twice a day on the affected area. Laser hair removal also works. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Could lifestyle affect facial hair growth?

Could lifestyle affect facial hair growth?

Basically no: Whether you're male or female. One exception -- obesity and lack of exercise can exacerbate some (not all) of the hormonal problems that may cause this in a young woman. ...Read more

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How can I encourage facial hair growth at 15?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can stimuate facial hair growth?

Can you tell me how I can stimuate facial hair growth?

You can't: If you're normally masculinized by your hormones, how thick your beard is reflects your genetic heritage. Thick-bearded, hairy-chested guys go bald faster than other guys -- just look around you. Justin bieber can't grow a beard but this doesn't seem to bother him. Many women prefer a less scratchy man. Embrace and enjoy whatever mother nature gave you. ...Read more

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Why has my facial hair growth slowed down as I've aged?

Why has my facial hair growth slowed down as I've aged?

Low T: It is possible that you are experiencing a newly discussed topic male menopause. We are finding that as men age their testosterone (free and bound) lowers. This decreases sex drive, lessens erections and slows hair growth face, legs etc. Get a simple blood test for free and bound testosterone if low you can supplement with injections, gels or patches. Its an easy fix but has risks talk to doctor ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Facial hair growth?

Facial hair growth: Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Facial hair growth is usually found on the chin, cheeks & above the upper lip in men. ...Read more

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Is there a way to speed up facial hair growth?

Is there a way to speed up facial hair growth?

Nothing: Unless you suffer from hypogonadism with a very low testosterone then there is nothing to promote facial hair growth. Now if you do have hypogonadism see an endocrinologist, they can start you on testosterone replacement and in a few months you will see facial hair growth. ...Read more

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Would coconut oil as a moisturiser cause facial hair growth?

Would coconut oil as a moisturiser cause facial hair growth?

No.: Coconut oil is a light moisturizer, and has a tendency to clog pores, and that's about it. Has no effect, one way or the other, on hair growth. ...Read more

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Mens infertility is it connected to sparse facial hair growth?

No: Facial hair growth is variable, it does not mean anythign regarding male fertility. ...Read more

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Will higher testosterone lead to an increase in facial hair growth?

Will higher testosterone lead to an increase in facial hair growth?

Not if you're 47yo!: At 47yo, you should be way past puberty such that (additional) testosterone will not "speed up puberty". Go see your family doc & explain what you want as "speed up puberty" is too general. As for getting a beard, this is related to genetics. Yes, excess testosterone can cause facial & body hair in women, but it can also lead to acne & scalp hair loss etc in both genders. Be careful what you wish! ...Read more

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Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

No: Rogaine (minoxidil) only acts directly where it is applied. Men put it on their scalp in the front receding hairline area of in the back circle of hair loss. Women get more of a female pattern baldness when is overall equal hair loss from the entire scalp. You may use rogaine (minoxidil) for this, but be sure to wash your hands so you don't transfer it to areas where you don't want hair growth to be encouraged! ...Read more

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Does aloe very increase facial hair growth and how do you get rid of facial hair?

Does aloe very increase facial hair growth and how do you get rid of facial hair?

Facial hair: Aloe Vera doesn't help. Some options:
Plucking.
Shaving. While shaving may be less commonly used on the face than the aforementioned options, it's the way many women choose to remove their facial hair.
Threading.
Depilatory Creams
Topical Prescriptions
Laser Hair Removal - very popular method
Electrolysis. ...Read more

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If a 21 year old young man has very little facial hair growth is that a sign of infertility?

If a 21 year old young man has very little facial hair growth is that a sign of infertility?

Hormone deficiency?: Hair growth is dependent on male hormone, testosterone which is produced in the testes. I would be concerned about his hormonal balance which can also affect fertility. But he needs to be seen by an endocrinologist for further testing of hir hormone levels and sperm counts in order to answer your question about his infertility. ...Read more

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Do hormonal medicines increase weight. I have hormonal imbalances due to which I have facial hair growth and in general a lot of body hair.

Do hormonal medicines increase weight. I have hormonal imbalances due to which I have facial hair growth and in general a lot of body hair.

Some: Some, like Insulin resistance, can lead to obesity and abnormal hair growth (pcos), metformin is often effective at restoring normal menses and fertility and helping with weight loss. Diet/exercise is very important. I am not familiar with your two medications, so can't tell you if they're helping or causing the problem. ...Read more

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How can I stimuate facial hair growth?

How can I stimuate facial hair growth?

You really can't: Some men, especially those of us who are naturally smooth, simply won't be able to grow a thick beard. There's nothing you can do about this, many (most?) women prefer it, and you are unlikely to become bald as you get older. The one thing over which you have total control is your level of fitness, which is 95% of looks for a man. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Tips for more facial hair growth and help?

Tips for more facial hair growth and help?

Don't know a way: To specifically target facial hair. For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more

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What can I take to reduce facial hair growth?

Facial Hair: Eflornithine (vaniqua) is used to slow the growth of unwanted hair on the face in women, usually around the lips or under the chin. Eflornithine works by blocking a natural substance that is needed for hair to grow and is located in your hair follicle (the sac where each hair grows). This medication is by prescription. There is also laser hair removal for black or brown hair. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to boost facial hair growth?

Are there any ways to boost facial hair growth?

Facial Hair: If your facial hair comes in slower than you would like or if you are trying to give the appearance of more facial hair, there are a few options that are worth a try. Whether you choose testosterone treatments or over-the-counter applications, results vary from person to person---and some individuals may ultimately find it impossible to grow facial hair or increase the rate at which it grows. ...Read more

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Tell me some medicine for fastest facial hair growth?

Puberty and Genes: Facial hair growth is a secondary sexual characteristic, meaning it is part of the passage through puberty. Some men develop robust growth as early as their teen years; some men never achieve a full beard.
Your ethnic background and genetic propensity determine your likelihood of growing facial hair. There are no accepted medications to speed or increase facial hair growth. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a person's lifestyle affects facial hair growth?

Can you tell me if a person's lifestyle affects facial hair growth?

Not really: Facial hair grows according to your testosterone level and your genetics. If dad had a thin beard you may too. That said if you engage in behaviors that alter testosterone then yes you can change beard growth but under average conditions no ...Read more

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How can I speed up facial hair growth?

How can I speed up facial hair growth?

Nothing: Unless you suffer from hypogonadism with a very low testosterone then there is nothing to promote facial hair growth. Now if you do have hypogonadism see an endocrinologist, they can start you on testosterone replacement and in a few months you will see facial hair growth. ...Read more

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Does amal oil work for facial hair growth?

Does amal oil work for facial hair growth?

Amal oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does lifting weights increase facial hair growth?

Does lifting weights increase facial hair growth?

No: I can't think of any reason that lifting weights would increase hair growth unless Anabolic steroids or testosterone was being used. There are no known hormonal changes with exercise that would explain hair growth in men. In women, aerobic exercise decreases estrogen, so male hormones become more dominant and one could see facial hair & acne increase. This is an increasing problem in women. ...Read more

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What is the solution for facial hair growth in girls?

What is the solution for facial hair growth in girls?

Female facial hair: Follow up with gyn or endocrinologist. Could be polycystic ovarian syndrome or metabolic issues with steroid metabolism or medication like cyclosporin ...Read more

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Is there a link between coffee and facial hair growth?

No: This is one more silly myth that has somehow gotten started. Becoming a man is difficult enough without this stuff. Your beard thickness / body hair abundance /tendency to hair loss later is genetically programmed. Junior -- don't worry about the coffee or the beard. Some women prefer more, others less, most women simply like you for who you are. ...Read more

Facial Hair (Definition)

Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more


Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Excessive Facial Hair Growth In A Man (Definition)

Facial hair growth is a clinical finding in which a person, either normally or abnormally, has growth of hair on his face. ...Read more