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Doctor insights on: Home Remedy For Permanent Pubic Hair Removal

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Dr. Robert Strimling
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Hair Removal (Definition)

Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more


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Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?

Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?

Laser Hair Removal: Yes, laser hair removal can be very effective in reducing unwanted hair. At home hair removal products do not really work well compared to the top of the line laser hair removal machines you find at physicians' offices. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use veet hair removal cream for your pubic hair, or is it just a matter of how your skin will react? But still, is it safe? (i'm a male)

Is it safe to use veet hair removal cream for your pubic hair, or is it just a matter of how your skin will react? But still, is it safe? (i'm a male)

Hair removal product: There are many different veet products. Here’s info for one of the products (veet® hair removal cream with hydro'restortm). Company states it can be used for bikini line but not perianal or genital area. See full directions at: http://www. Veet. Ca/en/cream-products-veet-hydro-restor-hair-removal-cream-sensitive-skin-200ml-directions-for-use. Php. ...Read more

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What's a good hair removal cream/lotion for your pubic hair?

Hair removal: You may consider spot testing different brands to check that your skin can tolerate it. If it is a constant problem, laser hair removal may be an option for you. ...Read more

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How can I do hair removal on my pubic hair?

How can I do hair removal on my pubic hair?

Alma Soprano Laser: Safest, most effective way is to have a qualified doc or their technician, with state of the art technology do a series of treatments over time, to get the best results. Laser works best on thicker, , growing hairs- which preferentially absorb the energy of selected wavelengths > the surrounding skin/ tissue. Doing 5 to 8 treatments over 18 to 24 months should give you a 70+% improvement. ...Read more

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Is home ipl (phillips) treatment for facial hair removal (upper lip only) safe during pregnancy? Is it permanent?

Hair Removal: I do not feel there is any home unit for hair removal that is either permanent or effective. The lasers that we use in the office is tremendously more powerful and at one talk I was at, the expert said that the amount of laser light you get from the home units is no more than a simple laser pointer! ...Read more

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Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Used in Burma: It is claimed to remove unwanted hair permanently and is used by women and some men in Burma
I can not find any study done for it's safety or effectiveness. But they claim there are no side effect
Sorry we do not have too much scientific information about this.
But it sounds too good to be true that it removes unwanted hai permanently and no side effects ...Read more

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Hi dr, I am a pharmD student, a patient had a laser treatment for permanent hair removal, and now has burn/brownness on area. What can you suggest, thx?

Hi dr, I am a pharmD student, a patient had a laser treatment for permanent hair removal, and now has burn/brownness on area. What can you suggest, thx?

Side effect: Sadly, this is a common side effect that many patients develop after laser therapy. It can have a tremendously negative impact on self-esteem and some patients believe it is unattractive. It is not possible to predict who will develop this skin pigmentation. In my experience, it is permanent and may even darken over time. ...Read more

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I used nair hair removal cream on my pubic area and I have aneixty too and im worrying that the chemicals in the cream might cause me problems mentaly?

No this is not the: There is little written on Nair Side effects beyond allrgic reaction and skin iritation which especially occurs in the genital region. It is recommended you do it in a small area to see if it irriates you. There are no direct mental side effects. ...Read more

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What hair removal cream is okay for the pubic area down by the vagina and armpit? And over-the-counter cream in case of rash?

What hair removal cream is okay for the pubic area down by the vagina and armpit? And over-the-counter cream in case of rash?

Hair removal creams: As a dermatologist, I can tell you that over the counter products for hair removal very seldom work. Laser hair removal is the most effective, but expensive. Vaniqa (eflornithine) is a cream that can be used to reduce dark hairs, usually prescribed for facial hair, but could be effective in the armpits and groin. It is not covered by insurance. Hydrocortisone 1% cream for otc tx of rashes. ...Read more

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How can I treat pain on my genitals from a hair removal cream? I put the cream on my pubic area, scrotum and penis. The only thing that is bothering me is a red are at the base of the underside of my penis, and this only hurts if I touch it a lot. It is a

How can I treat pain on my genitals from a hair removal cream? I put the cream on my pubic area, scrotum and penis. The only thing that is bothering me is a red are at the base of the underside of my penis, and this only hurts if I touch it a lot. It is a

As: As you know by now these hair removal creams are much too strong for the delicate skin of the genitals, especially the scrotum. If you are still in pain, or for anyone with a similar problem, advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) are good choices. There is also a spray called dermoplast that can be purchased over the counter. This may help.
If the area becomes swollen, hot, or you develop a fever please see a doctor.
All the best. ...Read more

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Pubic darkening and pubic pimples. I'm allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Pubic darkening and pubic pimples. I'm allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Salicylic acid maybe: I find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a better anti-inflammatory agents. Dilute hydrogen peroxide may also help to lighten skin in this area. Bleaching agents generally consist of retin-a, triamcinolone, kojic-acid and hydroquinone but these are not recommended for the pubic area. ...Read more

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I am 28 yrs old female and recenctly noticed 2-3 strands of my pubic hair turning white. Kindly advise me the reason and remedy for same.

I am 28 yrs old female and recenctly noticed 2-3 strands of my pubic hair turning white. Kindly advise me the reason and remedy for same.

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It could be from vitiligo. This is why you should see your dermatologist. ...Read more