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Does home laser hair removal work?

Does home laser hair removal work?

Somewhat: Home laser hair removal devices that have come out recently such as the tria system are effective at removing hair. But in order to make them safe for home use, manufacturers can't duplicate the power of in-office devices. So usually a lot of treatments are necessary to see some improvement. Also they are not idea for light color hairs or patients with dark or tan skin. ...Read more

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Home remedy for balding?

Home remedy for balding?

There aren't any: That i know of that actually work. Minoxidil is available over the counter. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for removing facial hair?

Are there any effective home remedies for removing facial hair?

Not permanently: You can shave, wax, pluck, use depilatory creams, but all of these will give you temporary results. The only good permanent way to reduce facial hair is with a laser. ...Read more

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Home made shaampoo remedy for hair loss?

Home made shaampoo remedy for hair loss?

Shampoo balding: unknown person asks: Home made shaampoo remedy for hair loss? ANS: I have been doing medicine for 50 years and losing hair all that time. I have never heard of a home remedy that helps and even most advertised remedies do not work. See your Dr to find cause of hair loss and then there may be a treatment. Look at and ask other family members to see if runs in your family first. ...Read more

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Do laser treatments work for hair loss? Are laser treatments at all effective in reducing hair loss? .

Do laser treatments work for hair loss? Are laser treatments at all effective in reducing hair loss?

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Laser: Laser treatment to remove unwanted hairs is more common than reducing hair loss. Laser will only help the blood circulation around the hair loss area in a very low power. ...Read more

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Advice on women hair loss treatments, what treatments are available?

Advice on women hair loss treatments, what treatments are available?

See a dermatologist: First identify the cause. Bring all meds, birth-control information, vitamins, herbs, supplements, menstrual history copies of any blood tests. Meanwhile try 2% Minoxidil otc solution for about $4 a month. ...Read more

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Is ipl home hair removal as effective as clinic laser hair removal , ?

Is ipl home hair removal as effective as clinic laser hair removal , ?

Not even close: Medical grade vs over the counter grade are always different with the former being more potent and effective even if you are comparing the same product. Your question is comparing light therapy with laser and these are two totally different modalities. See your local plastic surgeon for the most efficacious treatment for you. ...Read more

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What home remedies are there for androgenic alopecia?

What home remedies are there for androgenic alopecia?

Androgenic alopecia: Please go on-line to "www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov" and look for Alopecia. It is scientifically solid and should be easy to understand. Once you have understood to comments please take them to your doctor to see what changes might be possible. ...Read more

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How effective are home microdermabrasion kits for acne pock marks?

How effective are home microdermabrasion kits for acne pock marks?

Not great: Exfoliation is always good, but its not going to help that much with acne scarring. To really make a difference you need to look at laser resurfacing. ...Read more

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What are home treatments for acne craters?

What are home treatments for acne craters?

It depends on the craters: Are these mountains or are these molehills? If you have severe scarring acting you are going to end up needing a dermatologist for dermabrasion. If you just have bad acne with some cysts and scarring you may do well with a antibiotic and some over-the-counter medication such as benzyl peroxide. It really depends on what it looks like ...Read more

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How can I cure greasy hair and dandruff using home remedies?

How can I cure greasy hair and dandruff using home remedies?

Shampoos are helpful: Dandruff (seborheic dermatitis) will usually clear with selsun blue or ketoconazole shampoo in 1-2 weeks if the case is mild. You may also find some success with salicylic acid or tar shampoos or a specific shampoo called dhs zinc. Sometimes it is more severe and will require more aggressive treatment. See your doctor or a dermatologist if the above is not helping after a couple weeks. ...Read more

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What are some natural home treatments for acne?

Forgive my frankness: This is the 21st century and you owe it to yourself to use remedies that actually work. Your physician can manage acne using compounds that are gifts from mother nature -- benzoyl peroxide, the retinoic acid derivatives, isotretinoin, and the wonderful antibiotics made by natural micro-organisms. Acne is a chronic, serious disease and requires real rx. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for my brittle hair?

Are there any home remedies for my brittle hair?

Yes: Try not to wash your hair too often. Limit to twice a week if possible. Instead of shampoo, take a few teaspoons of baking soda and mix with a cup of warm water. It doesn't dissolve very well. Pour over scalp and work into hair. Rinse thoroughly. ...Read more

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What are home remedies can be used for facial hair growth?

What are home remedies can be used for facial hair growth?

None: Laser hair removal best, most effective and permanent. Nothing at home will improve, and may worsen. ...Read more

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Home treatments for blepharospasm?

Home treatments for blepharospasm?

Blepharospasm: A neurotoxin can block the muscle action that is causing the blepharospasm. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for scalp psoriasis?

Are there any home remedies for scalp psoriasis?

Shampoo/Psoriasis: This creamy rich shampoo(just natural shampoo for psoriasis) for scalp psoriasis is formulated to gently cleanse without damaging the skin's barrier and is mild, even for sensitive skin. It combines soothing plant essences and natural moisturizers with rich emollients to soften and soothe itchy, extra dry skin to help heal and prevent psoriasis. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for eyebrow regrowth?

Are there any good home remedies for eyebrow regrowth?

No: Sorry. Minoxidil, which is available over the counter, is worth a try. ...Read more

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Any home treatments for epidermal cysts?

Any home treatments for epidermal cysts?

No: Epidermal cysts should be treated by excision by a surgeon. Otherwise you will risk recurrence, and worse, infection. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for keratosis pilaris?

Moisturize!: There aren't great treatments for this condition. At home, the best treatment is to use moisturizing lotion regularly. The greasier the lotion, the better! ...Read more

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What are effective home remedies for toenail fungus?

What are effective home remedies for toenail fungus?

Not guaranteed.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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