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What is the best methods for removing hair on face?

What is the best methods for removing hair on face?

Facial hair: Laser hair removal by a professional is probably your best bet. Cream depilatories often are too harsh and may irritate the skin. Plucking will cause stubble and the hair will regrow. ...Read more

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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Can I do laser treatment for removing unwanted hair on face or chin?

Can I do laser treatment for removing unwanted hair on face or chin?

Yes: The hair must be dark not g, silver or blonde . Unless you have a medical contraindication such as a pacemaker, keiloids, infection in the area and are on specific antibiotic you should be able to have LHR to the face and chin ...Read more

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What are the effects of removing upper lip hair with nair face cream on a women?

What are the effects of removing upper lip hair with nair face cream on a women?

Very little: You may get a slight drying of the skin possibly a slight redness but nothing vastly different that this product on a leg. ...Read more

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I've always had a few moles on the side of my head in my hair. Should i be concerned? Are they even worth removing? Would they have to shave my head?

I've always had a few moles on the side of my head in my hair.  Should i be concerned? Are they even worth removing? Would they have to shave my head?

Moles: I work with great derma till gust and i would have them look at any mole if i was concerned. It would make you have a better understanding if a dermatologist evaluated them. ...Read more

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Which vitamins are good for growing hair faster and removing dark patches on face?

Which vitamins are good for growing hair faster and removing dark patches on face?

None: Wrong question. If you have a hair problem, see a dermatologist. A dermatologist will evaluate the state of your face and prescribe according to the best treatment. Vitamins are in your food. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more

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Could removing the radial head, helps with arthritis in the elbow ?

Could removing the radial head, helps with arthritis in the elbow ?

Radial head excision: Yes, it could but that can lead to problems with your wrist. A radial head replacement might be a good option. We do that in bads fracture cases. ...Read more

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For the past 2 days IV had a pressure in the front of my head and behind my eyes after putting wax removing liquid in my ears. Should i be worried?

For the past 2 days IV had a pressure in the front of my head and behind my eyes after putting wax removing liquid in my ears. Should i be worried?

Maybe: You should be concerned if your hearing has changed. Did you have a lot of wax? Did you use any instruments or swabs in your ear. Any of those things can affect the ear drum & cause symptoms. If the symptoms do not abate after 24 hours or get worse or you become quite dizzy see your physician right away ...Read more

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Have hair on face which are irritating?

Have hair on face which are irritating?

Some facial: hairs can become irritated and "ingrown" causing local inflammation and possible skin infection easily treated with topical or oral antibx. Get checked out. ...Read more

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Does head hair all grow at the same rate?

Does head hair all grow at the same rate?

Hair growth: Hair follows a specific growth cycle with three distinct and concurrent phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen phases. Each phase has specific characteristics that determine the length of the hair. All three phases occur simultaneously; one strand of hair may be in the anagen phase, while another is in the telogen phase. ...Read more

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I've had head/hair help. Much appreciated.?

I've had head/hair help. Much appreciated.?

I think you will: Need to turn your statement into a question. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Any medicine to leesen the hairs on face and body?

Hirsutism: Excess body and facial hair can be "genetic, " or can, rarely, be indicative of an underlying condition, such as pcos or another endocrinopathy. There are both depilatory skin treatments widely available as well as electrolysis by a licensed practitioner to remove the excess hairs. Depending on how much is to be treated, these approaches can be useful. If any weight gain? Irregular periods? See md. ...Read more

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Any health problems with head full of hair when born?

No: Unless there is hair on the palms, don't worry. That full head of hair will shed soon enough before new hair comes in. :). ...Read more

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What causes hair on th head to grow faster and thicker?

What causes hair on th head to grow faster and thicker?

Rogaine, (minoxidil) Propecia: The only two hair growth products currently on the market with real clinical data to support their use are rogaine (minoxidil) (topical) and Propecia (oral). They work by different mechanisms, so I have my patients use both. Rogaine (minoxidil) is otc, Propecia requires a prescription. The downside is that insurance seldom pays for either one; but Propecia is about to go generic, which should lower the price. ...Read more

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Should I shave my head tp make my hair grow out fuller?

Should I shave my head tp make my hair grow out fuller?

SHAVE HEAD GROW HAIR: Shaving your head will not help to make your hair grow out fuller. If that were true, almost everyone in the world would be shaving his and her hair! every hour . . ...Read more