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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Facial Hair Growth

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Can a pulsed-dye laser affect future facial hair growth if applied to cheek for port wine stain treatment please help.

Can a pulsed-dye laser affect future facial hair growth if applied to cheek for port wine stain treatment please help.

Probably not: Different lasers target different color targets. In case of pulse dye generally red colors are targeted which is why it is used for port wine staining. If your facial hair is closer in color to PWS there may be a small effect but it isn't likely. ...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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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?

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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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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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

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Does hormone affect facial hair growth etc?

Does hormone affect facial hair growth etc?

Yes: Yes it does. If you are female this can be treated by your dermatologist and endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Would taking progesterone help reduce facial hair growth?

Would taking progesterone help reduce facial hair growth?

No: It does not reduce facial hair; it mostly has no effect at all on facial hair. ...Read more

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I'm using biotin, how do I measure if it's actually promoting facial hair growth?

Ask people/look in: You can ask people around you or your hair dresser if there is any change or look yourself in mirror.Or you can take before and after pictures. ...Read more

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Are there herbs that decrease my testosterone levels and decrease my facial hair growth?

Are there herbs that decrease my testosterone levels and decrease my facial hair growth?

No: No herb has been clinically proven to lower testosterone levels, and lower testosterone levels will probably not decrease facial hair growth. If your facial hair growth has decreased, let your doctor evaluate you to find out why. ...Read more

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Help can applying acne cream on face reduce facial hair growth?

Whoa: Topical acne meds -- benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinoic acid derivatives -- won't improve the facial hair situation. Especially if you're a young woman, a hormonal problem sufficient to cause facial hair growth can be a serious thing and your physician must address this. Get unwanted facial hair removed professinoally if you wish -- electrolysis, laser. ...Read more

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I have adrenal gland problems and facial hair growth, do I have cancer?

I have adrenal gland problems and facial hair growth, do I have cancer?

It depends: Adrenal glands are a source of hormone production, one of these hormones is a male hormone. So if the gland is enlarged it can cause excess production of hormones. It can be a benign adenoma or rarely, it is due to cancer of the adrenal gland. You need to see a physician. A simple ct scan of the abdomen can show your adrenal gland size and shape , which is how the proper diagnosis can be made ...Read more

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I read that protein helps facial hair growth. How much daily protein intake would I need for it to take effect?

I read that protein helps facial hair growth. How much daily protein intake would I need for it to take effect?

Be careful: Hair is made of protein, so yes, you need to ingest adequate amounts of protein for your hair to grow. However, ingesting excessive amounts of protein will not make hair grow faster, and it can damage your kidneys, among other things. Eating a well-balanced diet is optimal. ...Read more

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Excessive Facial Hair Growth In A Man (Definition)

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