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How do I permanently get rid of facial hair caused by minoxidil in women.

How do I permanently get rid of facial hair caused by minoxidil in women.

First it is impor-: Tant to make sure topical minoxidil is only applied to scalp. laser permanently gets rid of hair growth, but continued use of minoxidil may lead to more facial hair. I would see dermatologist for other possible treatments for hair growth. Electrolysis typically leads to some element of scarring while laser done in doctor office (where doc is fellow of american society of laser medicine and surger ...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


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I don't have trichotillomania anymore, using minoxidil5% touched my face and grows hair in it should I use laser for facial hair? Or reducing minoxidil

Many women: Do choose to use the 5% of monxidil. Have you considered applying it more carefully? . and seeing if the area of facial hair resolves in no minoxidil is applied in that area. May be worth a try before the cost of laser tx. What did your dermatologist recommend? ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to use minoxidil topical solution 5% to grow facial hair?

Is it safe for me to use minoxidil topical solution 5% to grow facial hair?

Facial Hair Growth: Minoxidil is only FDA approved for hair growth on the crown of the scalp. However, because of it's mechanism of action, it can be applied to any area of the body where you want to improve hair follicle function. As long as you have enough hair follicles in the area, you can see an improvement. Keep in mind that areas of baldness would need transplantation, however. ...Read more

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My age is 20 and MALE. I have not got beard! Can I apply minoxidil to get facial hair? : (: (

My age is 20 and MALE. I have not got beard! Can I apply minoxidil to get facial hair? : (: (

Some thoughts...: Billions of men and boys shave every day to get rid of any beard that might be starting. That means not having a beard is a great time-saver, and that beards are unnecessary for humans. The medical question is whether or not a guy has other male characteristics (which would be evidence that his hormone levels are normal)... and a visit to one's primary care doctor can address those issues. ...Read more

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I am 30 years old with no facial hair and was wondering if I can use minoxidil topical USP 5% to grow some?

I am 30 years old with no facial hair and was wondering if I can use minoxidil topical USP 5% to grow some?

You can try: You give your name as Sophia, a woman's name, but I only know what men have written about their experience. Some men have reported that this works. Smooth guys generally don't get male pattern baldness, and many women prefer it in any case. Regardless of your gender, fitness is the key to good looks rather than where you do and do not have hair. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of facial hair naturaly with out stopping minoxidil?

How can I get rid of facial hair naturaly with out stopping minoxidil?

RID OF FACIAL HAIR: NO WAY TO GET RID OF FACIAL HAIRS EXCEPT BY SHAVING. ...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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Hi, using kirkland minoxidil foam 5% on my face to get more facial hair can have side effects? If so what kind?

Hi, using kirkland minoxidil foam 5% on my face to get more facial hair can have side effects? If so what kind?

Local irritation: Usually no side effects. But why would you go to this expense and bother for this goal? I wish I did not need to shave. Let's celebrate our diversity. ...Read more

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By using rogaine (minoxidil) on my face will I be able to make my facial hair appear? If so which are the possible side effects?

By using rogaine (minoxidil) on my face will I be able to make my facial hair appear? If so which are the possible side effects?

Only crown: Rogaine (minoxidil) is indicated for hair regrowth in the crown area. It won't start hair growth is areas where it is not currently growing like your face. Give it time the hair will grow on your face and then over time you will get tired of having to shave! ...Read more

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Can minoxidil be used to grow facial hair in cases with grasy skin who suffer from seborrhoeic dramatitis? If yes what's the manual and dosage?

Can minoxidil be used to grow facial hair in cases with grasy skin who suffer from seborrhoeic dramatitis? If yes what's the manual and dosage?

Yes but...: Minoxidil solution will promote facial hair growth, but if your hair has fallen out in patches, there may be other treatments that will help and you should have a medical exam, too. ...Read more

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Will minoxidil get on my pillow after application when I sleep onto my face and cause unwanted facial hair?

Will minoxidil get on my pillow after application when I sleep onto my face and cause unwanted facial hair?

Might as well: Say yes.
While this is possible from the pillow, the amount rubbed in is also enough to give effects All over even wtihout direct contact. However, it does NOT cause hair to grow where there is not already the potential for hair growth... increased beard and mustache sure... hairy eyeballs, no, not possible. ...Read more

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I had used minoxidil (for 3 months)for hair loss but have grown facial hair. My query is - will these facial hair will shed or they will remain?

Minoxidil/facial hai: Ask long as you are taking the Minoxidil the facial hair will remain. This can be a problem with Minoxidil since it has whole body effects when it comes to hair growth. There is a topical Minoxidil (rogaine (minoxidil) for women) that is available over the counter that has more local effects on hair growth. ...Read more

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21/male hair thinning a little and facial hair not growing as much as I'd like would rogaine (minoxidil) help with these? Any bad side effects? Any tips? Etc.

21/male hair thinning a little and facial hair not growing as much as I'd like would rogaine (minoxidil) help with these? Any bad side effects? Any tips? Etc.

Start treatment now: For what may be early male baldness. You will have much better results by using minoxidil now. Hair loss at an early age can be devastating to your self-esteem, and the longer you wait the harder it is to gain the lost hair back. Some formulations of Rogaine can cause scalp itching, so try foam if that's a problem. It is not approved for beard growth, but some men on YouTube have tried it. ...Read more

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I've been using rogaine (minoxidil) for men and clobetasol to treat traction alopecia for 3mos. I've experienced a lot of facial hair growth. What's causing this?

I've been using rogaine (minoxidil) 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

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Is it good if I use minoxidil to my facial hairs?

Is it good if I use minoxidil to my facial hairs?

No: Minoxidil is not used on the hair. It is used for the absence thereof. It is used for baldness, but not for other types of hair loss. Before you use it, you may need to talk to your doc to make sure you use it for the right cause. ...Read more

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Is minoxidil safe for female? Is it true that it increases facial and body hair growth in female?

Is minoxidil safe for female? Is it true that it increases facial and body hair growth in female?

Lower strength: Minoxidil is safe in females but is used in the half strength of the male version of the Rogaine (minoxidil). However, hair growth in unwanted areas can still occur, even at the lower strength. You may have to stop application if unwanted hair growth occurs. ...Read more

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How do you thicken facial hair?

Time and age.: As you get older it will thicken on its own. Genetics is also involved. There is no magic pill. ...Read more

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What causes facial hair on women?

What causes facial hair on women?

Lower estrogen level: There can be several things but the most common in a 40 yo is lower estrogen as one approaches menopause, or the mildly elevated androgen production that one sees around menopause. However one must consider an endocrine tumor. The physician should ask other questions such as change in voice, change in periods, hair growth in other
areas, medications, muscle hypertrophy, etc.
? Endocrine w/u. ...Read more

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How come my facial hair is patchy?

How come my facial hair is patchy?

Alopecia Areata: This may be due to a medical condition called alopecia areata. This can cause patch like hair loss along the bearded area due to autoimmune reaction. This can be treatable by a dermatologist with low dose steroid injections. There can be other less common causes of patchy hair loss which may need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Facial hair?

What are the tests for Facial hair?

Facial hair: Hair growth is regulated by a number of things in the body but primarily hormones. The relative amounts of testosterone compared to estrogen and other hormones with determine how much hair; the location of the hair; and the time/age in which it appears. I would recommend being seen by an endocrinologist and maybe would start with her primary care doctor for some routine laboratory studies. ...Read more

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Does hyponidd helps in reducing facial hair?

Does hyponidd helps in reducing facial hair?

Hyponidd: Hyponidd is used for PCOS. If your facial hair is due to this condition, it could help. Know Herbal treatments do not have the studies behind them that medications have. Also, once a hair is black, it stays black. You will need laser or electrolysis to remove them.

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What are the methods to increase my facial hair?

What are the methods to increase my facial hair?

It's genetic: How thick your beard will grow is almost entirely a function of your genes. I am going to assume you're otherwise normally masculinized, with strong erections and ejaculations. About 5% of men never get chest hair and have sparse beards. In the us, many women prefer this, and such men don't develop advanced baldness. Enjoy being who you are, and keep you body fit to look good with what you got. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

Many things...: Often it is hormonal related. For instance, overweight women store estrogen in their fat cells. This is converted to testosterone and can cause excessive hair growth. Thyroid disorders, sugar problems, menopausal hormone changes can lead to hair growth as well. Best way to be sure as to what causes it in you is to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and have gray facial hair why?

Premature Greying: It means you are premature greying.

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What are the treatments for Facial hair?

Facial Hair: Excess facial hair may be treated with electrolysis, laser treatments and bleaching if dark. ...Read more

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