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Laser Treatment For Back Pain
Is it true that once you go for laser treatment for removal of body hairs, the hairs won't grow back again?
No: There is no such thing as permanent hair removal with lasers. However, you will probably have a significant reduction in the amount of hairs and thickness. Hair has growth cycles and it has to be removed in a certain cycle for the laser to work effectively. That is why doctors recommend multiple treatments with the laser. ...Read more
Please advise: the dermatologist or plastic surgeon who performed the tx. ...Read more
Treatment for hair follicles: is there any recent treatment? I use the laser treatment but the hair bumps comes back after some time
What are the side effects of uvb rays for psoriasis and laser treatment? And if this treatment is once done is there any chnace will it get back.
RAY OF LIGHT: Uvb therapy for psoriasis is fairly safe. As long as person is not overexposed, the risk of solar damage and skin cancer is minimal. Often patients need a series of treatments to get benefit. When treatment stops, the psoriasis can and often comes back. I'm not aware of laser therapy for psoriasis. ...Read more
Timing: If you have a true hypertrophic scar then laser therapy does work well. You don't know what a scar looks like for a year so you can wait till then. If you are less than a year, if you have redness a pulse dye laser can take help. A fractional co2 laser will be very helpful after a year or if there is contour issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had endovenous laser treatment (evlt) done on my legs 3 yrs ago and the pain is back. What would cause it?
Recurrent Pain: It could be that the treatment failed and that the vein that was treated is "open" again. Possible that another vein in your leg failed. Possible that a totally different issue, not vein related, is causing your current symptoms. I would suggest you get a follow-up ultrasound by a vein specialist to see if the condition is related to a recurrent vein problem and then go from there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was obese n had hormonal imbalance. I lost 60 pounds became vegan n healthy.started laser treatment to remove unwanted hair but they still grow back?
I had laser treatment of hair removal and eye operation 7 years back. I have hair on my chin. Will both cause birth defect in baby if i conceive now?
Not related: Your laser hair removal ; eye operation should have nothing to do (neither positive nor negative) about your ability to conceive. Now if you have abundant hair in wrong places (hirutism) which can be caused by systemic diseases(eg pcod, cushings, androgen secreting tumor, etc), you may have problems conceiving. If you had cataract removed, could have been caused by too much circulating cortisol. ...Read more
I got herpes on my face after laser treatment and now I don't know what to do. What are the options?
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