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What can I use or take to stop hair from growing on my breast and leg? Is it normal? I feel like a man :-(

What can I use or take to stop hair from growing on my breast and leg? Is it normal?  I feel like a man  :-(

Excess hair: this might be due to hormonal imbalance in your body. increase Estrogen/Testosterone can occur and cause excess hair growth. if this is more than usual you need to consult your physician and do some blood work to make sure your hormones and all other systems are working fine first ...Read more

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My leg hairs are growing day by day. What can I do to stop or slow down the leg hair growth ? Please tell me some natural ways to stop the hair growth

My leg hairs are growing day by day. What can I do to stop or slow down the leg hair growth ? Please tell me some natural ways to stop the hair growth

Increased Hair : Mix together equal parts turmeric, gram flour and water until it becomes a paste. Apply to hair and rub the cream off once it has dried. When applied consistently, turmeric and gram flour reduce and slow the growth of hair. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wax my legs and my thighs? Will the hair stop growing for a while than shaving? What waxing do you recommend?

Is it safe to wax my legs and my thighs? Will the hair stop growing for a while than shaving?  What waxing do you recommend?

Yes: It's safe to wax in general. Some people do get skin irritation from it though so be aware if you tend to have sensitive skin. The hair won't stop growing but your skin will remain smoother longer as it will take longer for the hair to grow back. As for which type to recommend- that i really couldn't say-sorry ! ...Read more

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When boys grow leg hair do they stop growing in height?

When boys grow leg hair do they stop growing in height?

Not necessarily: Some boys have leg hair from a young age (certain ethnic groups). Now, he is done growing when he grows enough facial hair to require shaving every day. ...Read more

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Which part of our body does hair stop growing? Like our armpit, arms, legs & etc.

Which part of our body does hair stop growing? Like our armpit, arms, legs & etc.

Palms and soles: These are the only areas that typically do not grow hair. Hair does not typically stop growing once there is hair growth unless there is a medical condition like alopecia on the scalp. ...Read more

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Suddenly, my armpit hair and leg hair is growing in very patchy. Like, bald spots. But all of my thyroid bloodwork came back normal. Possible causes?

Suddenly, my armpit hair and leg hair is growing in very patchy. Like, bald spots. But all of my thyroid bloodwork came back normal. Possible causes?

It depends/ nonspec.: This seems like a nonspecific sign. It might depend on what products, if any, you might use to groom those areas. For example, if waxing or heat grooming instruments are used, the roots might be removed and the hair may take real long to or may never grow back. Stress might also be a reason, as might your gastroenteritis. If it gets worse, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do to make shaving last longer and why are my leg hairs growing back so fast?

You can get laser : If you want to get rid of leg hair and do not want to shave, you can have it done or get electrolysis, but shaving is going to continue same thing. ...Read more

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Are there any venous disorders/diseases that would cause a lower leg to lose hair?

Are there any venous disorders/diseases that would cause a lower leg to lose hair?

Yes: That can be an indication of low thyroid or vascular insufficiency. If pronounced, should discuss change and concern with your primary Dr for further evaluation. ...Read more

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