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Mole on upper lip removal, will it scar?

Mole on upper lip removal, will it scar?

Probably: When biopsies are performed, there is usually scarring unless the biopsy can be done in the form of a superficial shave, which is not always practical for a lip biopsy. However, a biopsy of the lip can be done in such as a way that the scar is significantly camoflauged and once healed (6-12 months) will be difficult to discern from a natural contour of the skin. ...Read more

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Can upper lip hair removal cause single pus filled bump that starts tingling after being popped, very painful, and doesn't bleed but leak clear fluid?

Can upper  lip hair removal cause single pus filled bump that starts tingling after being popped, very painful, and doesn't bleed but leak clear fluid?

Yes: It sounds like the procedure induced a "cold sore," or HSV1 eruption and you should be treated with Valtrex (valacyclovir) or Acyclovir asap. You can use Abreva which is over-the-counter. Avoid chocolate and nuts and triy to eat more chicken and yogurt. Don't have any more treatments until it clears up and be sure to pretreat with those same medicines before the next treatment. Also, stop pinching it! ...Read more

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I burned my upper lip with facial hair removal cream, what to do?

I burned my upper lip with facial hair removal cream, what to do?

Depends: Depends on how deep the burn is. You should probably be seen today by your regular MD, or an ER doc. If the burn is deep enough, scarring could ensue. ...Read more

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Is home ipl( phillips) treatment for facial hair removal( upper lip only) safe during pregnancy? Is it permanent ?

Hair Removal: I do not feel there is any home unit for hair removal that is either permanent or effective. The lasers that we use in the office is tremendously more powerful and at one talk i was at, the expert said that the amount of laser light you get from the home units is no more than a simple laser pointer! ...Read more

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How much is laser removal on the upper lip?

How much is laser removal on the upper lip?

Worth it: Depending on your dr/aesthetician, the cost could be $75-100 per treatment for this small area. Laser hair reduction is just that: reduction. It may take 5-8 treaments to see visible results. Remember that it only works for brown or black hairs - not light peach-fuzz hair. After the initial monthly treatments, you may still need touch-up treatments every 4-6 months - maintenance just like everythi. ...Read more

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Upper lip.using 1) threading 2) hair removal cream best way?

Upper lip.using 1) threading 2) hair removal cream best way?

Upper lip hair: The best treatment is to do permanent laser hair reduction. All other methods except electrolysis are temporary. ...Read more

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I'm a 21 year old female who grows hair on my chin and upper lip any cause of that ? Is hair laser removal the best thing to do ?

I'm a 21 year old female who grows hair on my chin and upper lip any cause of that ? Is hair laser removal the best thing to do ?

Good treatment: For most women, unwanted hair growth is a hereditary trait. Less commonly, it is a result of abnormally elevated male hormone. Laser hair removal is a good choice for either situation; however, if male hormone is elevated, this needs to be addressed by a physician as well. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to get rid of black dots on upper lip after shaving? Is laser hair removal the only way?

Hair removal by lase: Laser hair reduction is one way to remove excessive hair in an area of skin. It does not entirely remove all hair follicles. Is best that you see a dermatologist and discuss this issue with the specialist. ...Read more

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