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Doctor insights on: 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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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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What's a good hair removal cream/lotion for your pubic hair?

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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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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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.Im allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Pubic darkening and pubic pimples.Im 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 want to permanently remove my pubic hair,will it effect my sex drive?

I want to permanently remove my pubic hair,will it effect my sex drive?

Not likely : It depends but generally speaking no. it should not have any effect on your libido , sex drive . Any , adverse reaction or side effect will be local depending on the cosmetic technique used to remove hair and inhibit pubic hair growth . On the other hand, if there is any kind of hormonal treatment used to decrease hair growth then the answer would be yes. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pubic hair permanently?

How do you get rid of pubic hair permanently?

Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal usually gets rid of hair. Think it through before embarking on that journey. It usually means you are anxious and obsessed with being clean. Obsessive compulsive traits are not mentally healthy and often attract men who do not want mature looking woman such as pedophiles or men with unrealistic expectations of how you should look. ...Read more

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Would laser permanent hair removal be harmful for the body in any way?

Safe to say goodbye: Laser hair removal equipment may vary. The technology used with devices such as Cutera XEO medical laser incorporates longer wavelengths of light as well as a built-in cooling mechanism to improve comfort and safety across all skin types and tones. The team at http://dermdocs.com/ plans carefully and maximizes the potential for laser hair removal with specific pre- and post-treatment tips. ...Read more

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Any permanent side effects of laser hair removal?

Pigment change, scar: Complications include redness, a change in the pigmentation of the skin, either lighter or darker, and scarring. Redness and darkening of the skin are usually temporary. Lightening of the skin may also recover. Patients with a tan and darker skin types are at more risk. See an experienced dermatologist or aesthetic physician in order to minimize risk of complications. ...Read more

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Is laser hair removal permanent? Are there any side effects?

Hair removal safe: Laser hair removal is safe, if performed by an experienced professional. It is permanent but can take multiple sessions since it only works for hairs in the growing phase. ...Read more

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Will side effects of laser hair removal go away or is the skin permanently changed?

Will side effects of laser hair removal go away or is the skin permanently changed?

Pigment change, scar: Complications include redness, a change in the pigmentation of the skin, either lighter or darker, and scarring. Redness and darkening of the skin are usually temporary. Lightening of the skin may also recover. Patients with a tan and darker skin types are at more risk. See an experienced dermatologist or aesthetic physician in order to minimize risk of complications. ...Read more