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Is It Normal To Have Hair On Your Breast
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more
Yes: I do a lot of laser hair removal. Light facial hair is common. Most of the women are very happy to have me remove it. Assuming the hair is darker than the skin, the laser is very effective at reducing the hair. If the hair is very light blond, it will take a special laser made for blond hair and more treatments. ...Read more
Yes: I do a lot of laser hair removal. Peri anal hair is common. Most of the women are are very happy to have me remove it. Assuming the hair is darker than the skin, the laser is very effective at reducing the hair. If the hair is very light blond, it will take a special laser made for blond hair and more treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Melanomas can occur anywhere on the body. Any changes to your nipple, including a dark spot, need to be examined by a doctor. Melanoma is the one type of skin cancer that can quickly spread and be life-threatening, so please have this looked at right away! melanoma is curable when caught right away. Don't let fear delay you from getting seen! this is a nipple melanoma (see pic) -->. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but...: ...Most of the changes are not normally permanent. If your hair got thinner after delivery, it will grow back. Dry skin and increased pigmentation will usually go away. The only changes that might be permanent are stretch marks - and even they will lessen considerably over time. ...Read more
Possible: Before the periods most breasts feel lumpy and after the periods they go back to normal.But if the lumps persists then you should be evaluated. ...Read more
How much pubic hair is normal in girls? I seem to have a lot :) where is it normal for it to grow? Mine seems to be everywhere down there!
Areola hairs: Many women have some hairs around the nipple (on the areola). This is perfectly normal because there are hair follicles in the areola. There is no need to "treat" the hair, but if you absolutely don't like them, trim them carefully with scissors. Laser hair removal treatment is also possible. Now, if you have excessive body hair this could be a hormonal condition that need medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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