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How many sessions of laser treatment would it take to stop the growth of fine hair on the face?

How many sessions of laser treatment would it take to stop the growth of fine hair on the face?

Laser hair treatment: The laser will only treat pigmented hair. The darker the hair and the lighter the persons skin is, the better the laser will work. If the fine hair is not pigmented the laser will not work. With the appropriate candidate you can get a 85% permanent fair reduction after 3 treatments spaced 2 to 3 months apart. ...Read more

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My hair on the temples looks much thinner, with quite a lot of short fine hair left over. I'm 18, is this natural shedding or is it worrying?

My hair on the temples looks much thinner, with quite a lot of short fine hair left over. I'm 18, is this natural shedding or is it worrying?

Start treatment now: for what is probably early onset male pattern baldness. You should still be evaluated by an MD since some forms of hair loss are not MPB. However if it is MPB, you will have much better results by starting treatment now, including minoxidil and dutasteride. 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. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove dead nits from fine hair?

What is the best way to remove dead nits from fine hair?

Fine tooth comb: Most otc products come with a fine toothed comb used to remove the nits from the hair.Some find that soaking the hair in vinegar will loosen the nits & make them easier to separate. ...Read more

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What to do if I have lice and very fine hair. No treaments are working. What do I do?

What to do if I have lice and very fine hair. No treaments are working. What do I do?

If you are using an: Otc pediculicide you may wish to see a dermatologist for prescription meds (ie lindane or malathion). Work carefully through your hair to remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits ; remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd tx may be needed. Using a pediculicide that is strongly ovicidal can help. ...Read more

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How can I thicken thin hair from acutane treatment?

Conditioner rinse: You assume that loss of scalp hair is due to isotretinoin. Maybe. Certainly it will cause dry skin and hair. But the cause is much more likely something else. A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more