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Repair Skin Discoloration Caused Hair Removal
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
Can you go get laser hair removal if you are taking iron tablets, three times a day? Will I get discoloration of the skin.
No: Laser hair removal discoloration is possible if the skin has pigmented spots. Iron intake itself is not a contraindication. It also depends on the skin color and type of laser being used. ...Read more
Is there a hair removal option for gentital area that doesn't cause darkening of the skin. Shaving has given me a 5:00 shadow even wen fully shaved?
It may: There are 2 different reactions that you may have to a cream that causes darkening. First, you may be allergic to the cream and the darkening is a response. Second, may be what's called post inflammatory hyper-pigmentation. This is a response to either an allergic reaction or to the chemical reaction that is used to remove your hair. Usually stopping the cream will lead to lightening your skin. ...Read more
Can laser hair removal cause scarring or other danger? How can you avoid this? Considering having it done on face and have VERY sensitive skin.
Laser Hair risks!: Best top use lower levels of power to avoid any issues. But than you will need more sessions and spend $$s ...Read more
Don't this: Nair should NOT be used on the penis and can cause injury. ...Read more
Does laser or ipl hair removal cause sunken skin marks, if the treatment was done many times? If it does and I stop the treatment will they dissapear?
No: Ipl is a non ablative method of hair removal. It does not alter the skin surface at all even with repetitive treatments. Laser hair removal targets chromophores or the pigments in the hair, so it should jot damage the skin either. ...Read more
Is laser hair removal safe? If got it in private area would it cause any harm to reproductive system?(because of laser). Can it cause skin discolor__
Yes: Yes safe but if overdone can cause lightening of skin in area. It is external so not touching reproductive organs ...Read more
Is laser hair removal safe? Does it cause cancer or skin pigmentation? I have excessive hair growth and really want to get rid of it.
Burn by hair remover: The skin is very forgiving and over time the injury effects will subside. A dermatologist may well be able to suggest some topical and/or interventional remedies. Face peeling may be considered. ...Read more
Hair Removal: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
No cancer risk: You're only 19. Make sure that you really want that hair removed. You may meet someone wonderful in the future who likes a hairy guy. Try shaving for now. ...Read more
My underarms skin became black due to hair removal cream. Pls help me to get my natural complexion back.
Can anyone tell me does the rio scanning laser hair removal really work I have fair skin so it shud work?
Yes, but not well: Yes, these devices can remove hair but not as effectively as the more powerful lasers you will find in a plastic surgeon's or dermatologist's office. Check out http://ocps. Com/procedures/laser-hair-removal hair can be removed with our 1064 yag laser. Laser hair removal is safe and effective in removing excess hair. The most common sites for hair removal are the face, arm pits, chest/back, bi. ...Read more
Does laser hair removal have any negative symptoms on the skin if it is done on the face and does it really work?
Possibly: Laser hair removal uses a laser. The rsk of burning does exist. Change in pigmentation is also a risk. The darker your skin the greater are these risks. ...Read more
My underarms skin got darken by using veet hair removal cream. Is there any way so that I can improve my underarms skin fairer?
Male, I have just used hair removal cream on my scotrum, feeling irritaion, pain onthe skin of scotrum. What to do? Are they damaged permanently?
Male, I have just used hair removal cream on my scotrum, feeling irritaion, pain on
the skin of scotrum. What to do? Are they damaged permanently?
Skin irritation only: I would not recommend using a chemical depilatory cream anywhere near the penis, scrotum or anus. I have seen countless people with chemical burns to these areas over the years. Careful use of a safety razor in these areas is much less likely to cause you problems. There is no effect on the testicles ...Read more
Deep and long ingrown hairs that circle into skin and never come out completely. All over my body, even places that have never had hair removal done.
Ingrown hairs: This is common condition common with certain genetic backgrounds. When this occurs in the beards of men it is known as pseudofolliculitis barbae. You should refer to this term online and search for the preventive measures for yourself. It can occur in areas without shaving, but this increases the risk greatly. The bumps can get secondarily infected. ...Read more
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
Is it normal for the skin to develop crusts and scabs after laser hair removal? How long to heal?
Not usually: Depending on the type of laser or BBL used for hair removal and your skin pigmentation it is possible to get small burns. However, more commonly you get some temporary redness after the treatment, and sometimes redness or small bumps around each hair follicle. It is unusual to have crusting or scabs. ...Read more
Who is best to perform laser hair removal and what laser is best? For sides of face and I have extremely sensitive skin!!!
Doctor's Office: Laser hair removal should be done by a laser trained physician, or a PA, NP, RN or medical aesthetician under a doctors supervision. Good results can be obtained by YAG laser, alexandrite laser, diode laser or IPL tuned to patient's skin type, sun exposure and hair type. Ineffective on lighter red, blond, gray or white hair. Best also on lighter skin types. YAG may be best for skin of darker ...Read more
After laser hair removal developed what look like tiny skin growths that haven't gone away after 3 months, what can they be?
Are there home remedies to get a smaller nose, hair removal & to get a baby smooth young looking face? (For oily/combined skin)
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