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Doctor insights on: Ingrowing Hairs On Legs

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I'm loosing hairs in patches on my legs?

I'm loosing hairs in patches on my legs?

Alopecia: Dermatological evaluation is the best way to get to the bottom of this. Take care. ...Read more

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Why does my leg hair change color for no reason?

Hypopigmentation.: Hair pigments can change throughout our lifespan. You may see a dermatologist for a more thorough examination. ...Read more

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Sir i have so many hairs on legs in what can i do?

Sir i have so many hairs on legs in what can i do?

Hair: hair on legs is normal. Ladies do not like this as they think it makes them look terrible. If you do not like the hair then you can have it removed. ...Read more

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Can thyroid cause oily hair and increased leg hair?

Can thyroid cause oily hair and increased leg hair?

MAKES BRITTLE/LOSS: The lack of enough thyroid hormone can cause hair loss and chnges in hair.It causes brittle hair and can be cause of hair loss in men and women It also causes hair loss in arms,legs,eyebrows and pubic area but does not cause increased leg hair ...Read more

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Are there any venous disorders/diseases that would cause a lower leg to lose hair?

Are there any venous disorders/diseases that would cause a lower leg to lose hair?

Yes: That can be an indication of low thyroid or vascular insufficiency. If pronounced, should discuss change and concern with your primary Dr for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Im loosing my the hair on the bottom of my legs on the sides hair seems to be faded away?

Hair loss: This type of hair loss of the lower legs at your age is often genetic and seen in other male members of your family. A much more serious cause is vascular disease of leg arteries seen in smokers and diabetics. Your physician can easily check your feet pulses to ensure that you have no vascular disease. ...Read more

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I've had an in grown hair on my leg for months. It's a big hard bump now. Is it infected? If so what can I do?

I've had an in grown hair on my leg for months. It's a big hard bump now. Is it infected? If so what can I do?

Ingrown hair: Ingrown hairs can become bothersome when they cause local irritation or become infected. Signs of infection include tenderness, warmth, swelling or fever. Compresses with a warm washcloth may help. Sometimes antibiotics or incision of the lesion is required. ...Read more

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I've noticed that I have a couple patches of hair missing on my legs is this something to be concerned about ?

I've noticed that I have a couple patches of hair missing on my legs is this something to be concerned about ?

Depending: If the area on your leg has had multiple injuries it may be due to that. If your legs swell that would decrease the circulation and possibly be part of the problem. If your legs have been rubbed from boots or sports gear that could also contribute to the loss. If it falls out in clumps or appears patchy let your doctor examine it and diagnose the condition and start treatment if needed. ...Read more