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Facial Hair Growth For Men
Slow hair growth: Best treatment would be vaniqa cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Rogaine 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 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
I've been using rogaine for men and clobetasol to treat traction alopecia for 3mos. I've experienced a lot of facial hair growth. What's causing this?
Hirsutism: Excess facial hair in women is considered hirsutism. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hirsutism/ds00858 for more info. Hirsutism may be genetic/familial (check out your mom, sisters & aunts). Or it could be due to excess testosterone & dihydrotestosterone (ask your doc to check via blood tests). Sometimes, medications can upset hormone balance. But rogaine (minoxidil) shouldn't cause thi. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doctor,i am 23 old man from india.i have no beard.is there any medicine in homeopathy or Ayurveda for the facial hair growth?
It is genetic: If you father and Uncle had late growth of Beard , then it is genetic. You must have natural and regular Physical growth and 2nddary sex characters also well developed I assume. Therefore the is normal variant. If you do not have hair in Axilla and pubic area , then you should talk to your doctor there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facial Hair -Obesity: Hirsute is common with patients suffering from obesity, it is thought to be due to imbalances in hormones yielding masculine effects in women. Though weight loss would not be thought of as the first treatment for this condition it would likely be helpful both for extra hairiness as well many of the other co-morbidities of overweight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 18 and still i don't have any facial hair growth. And I have not yet tried any medicine or other ways to grow.. So please help my problem?
Maybe it's you!: Around 5% of men never do get a decent beard or much chest hair. Nowadays, many (most?) women claim they prefer this, and such guys don't go bald. Joel Kinneman (photo) isn't complaining, and neither did Paul Newman, the first Hollywood star to show off a truly fit body. Be grateful for whatever Nature gave you, and make lifelong fitness a habit -- you'll look fantastic even with no beard. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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