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I have lost nearly all my body hair & most on head due to low t while taking methadone long term. Will the hair grow back with t treatment ?

I have lost nearly all my body hair & most on head due to low t while taking methadone long term. Will the hair grow back with t treatment ?

Hopefully: Hopefully yes. It sounds like you have alopecia univeralis which is a severe form of alopecia areata. This is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system tells your hair follicles to stop growing hair. ...Read more

Body Hair (Definition)

Hair follicles are distributed throughout the skin with the exception of the palms, soles and glaborous skin of the genitalia. The hair follicle first forms in the eyebrows, upper lips, and chin at 9 weeks gestation. The bulk of the remaining follicles begin to develop at 4 to 5 months gestation in a ...Read more


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Can male also use saw palmetto to reduce body hair? Some other natural treatment to reduce male body hair?

Can male also use saw palmetto to reduce body hair? Some other natural treatment to reduce male body hair?

Doubt it: Haven't heard of any "natural" plant or animal material that can be taken to decrease male or female body hair. A primary care doctor and an endocrinologist can evaluate if there is excessive body hair, compared to one's relatives or others in the same racial group. ...Read more

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Have black bugs in body hair(included anal and pubic hair).what is it? and what is the treatment and medicine?when shaving, there's blood with it

Have black bugs in body hair(included anal and pubic hair).what is it? and what is  the treatment and medicine?when shaving, there's blood with it

Pubic lice-treatment: Sounds like you have pubic lice - also known as the 'crabs'. You can treat them with medications designed to kill these insects. See http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/pubic/treatment.html Permethrin, pyrethrins, piperonyl butoxide and ivermectin are all effective. You'll also need to figure out 'who' you got it from and get them treated too (or avoid them in the future). ...Read more

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Whole body hair grow very very fast , when remove it today it return next day &its thick &dark what the treatment?

Whole body hair grow very very fast , when remove it today it return next day &its thick &dark what the treatment?

Androgen excess.: A thorough physical examination and work-up is mandatory. Hirsutism is not treated unless an underlying cause is found, which needs to be addressed as then the treatment can be sometimes curative. Most common is polycystic ovary disease (70% of cases). Weight loss is very important, as it increases sex hormone binding globulin, decreases Insulin resistance, androgens and lh. No smoking. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and I've been sufffering from body hair loss since 2yr i've also taken some treatments of use of minoxidil in beginning but it didn't helped me?

I'm 19 and I've been sufffering from body hair loss since 2yr i've also taken some treatments of use of minoxidil in beginning but it didn't helped me?

Body hair loss: Body hair loss needs to be evaluated. Causes may include thyroid problems, hormonal abnormalities, medications, toxins, illnesses and alopecia areata among others. Please see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Is there any cure to reduce excess body hair?

Expert opinions? Is there any cure to reduce excess body hair?

Your optinos: Trusting you're a male naturally "blessed" with a lot of body hair. Most other men are at least a little bit jealous, and many hairy guys love it, but it's your choice (and your partner's, if you've got somebody). There's a whole culture of "manscaping" with trimming and even styling of body hair. Shaving, waxing, and (if you're sure) electrolysis / lasers are all options for you. ...Read more

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Unwanted facial n extra body hair, cystic acne is it a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome hw 2 prevent n cure?

Unwanted facial n extra body hair, cystic acne is it a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome hw 2 prevent n cure?

Androgen work up : You need to have a hormonal work up which can start with your gyne. Depending on what is found and your overall metabolic status, you may also need an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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