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How Long Does It Take For Facial Hair To Grow Back After Depilitary
A bit longer...: ...Than it normally takes after you shave, since depilatories take out the entire hair shaft, not just the portion that has grown above the skin surface. Be careful using depilatories on the face, though; most are pretty harsh, and can cause a significant irritant dermatitis if you have sensitive skin. ...Read more
I just shaved my moustache for the first time, how long will it take for my facial hair to grow back?
Depends your age: It depends on your age.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are the advantages, disadvantages of using depilatory powders to remove facial hair in men with no special conditions?
Permanent laser hair: Reduction is the most time and cost effective way to "lose" facial hair. The hair needs to be pigmented, ie brown, black, and not blond or gray. ...Read more
After treatment of undescended testicles how long will it take for them produce testosterone and make me grow facial hair, more pubic hair etc. ?
Depends: Testosterone production in the undescended testicle is often normal. If you had both testicles undescended, and you have only just had the surgery, you should get a serum testosterone done. You might have additional problems with the testicles overall function. Additional blood work or genetic testing may be needed if the testosterone is low. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: Assuming you lost the hair from treatment for a cancer in the oral cavity or pharynx, it would depend on the technique. These days most radiation doctors use imrt for head and neck cancers. This distributes the radiation widely and therefore less dose directly to the skin versus older methods. Often in this case the hair will grow back but sometimes more sparsely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i shaved the coarse facial hair off would it grow back thicker and leave stubs in between shavings?
Myth: No — shaving hair doesn't change its thickness, color or rate of growth. Shaving facial or body hair gives the hair a blunt tip. The tip might feel coarse or "stubbly" at first but will thin out as it grows. During this phase, the hair might be more noticeable and perhaps appear darker or thicker — but it's not. Another option to shaving is laser hair removal if you want to remove the hair. ...Read more
No: Hair is dead. It does not know if you are cutting it or not. Neither does your body. It is an old wives tale that started because when young boys became men and started shaving, their hair got thicker due to testosterone increases, not shaving. Short hair can feel stiffer but that is a mechanical issue, it just feels stiffer, it is not thicker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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