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What do you think about usage of antiandrogens in females for their hair?

What do you think about usage of antiandrogens in females for their hair?

Helps: We have used spironolactone in women with excess androgens (polycystic ovaries) for many years. It blocks testosterone action at the hair follicle. It will not reduce current hair, but may decrease further hair growth. ...Read more

Antiandrogen (Definition)

They block the activity of estrogen (a female hormone) in the breast and other tissues in the body. They may stop the growth of some breast tumors that need estrogen to grow ...Read more


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What do you think about usage of antiandrogens in females targeting the hair loss problems, acne, unwanted hair?

Antiandrogens: Antiandrogens are used for acne, pattern hair loss and unwanted hair all the time. The one I use most is spironolactone. It works well for many women. With spironolactone, care must be taken to avoid extra potassium intake and pregnancy must be avoided when on any antiandrogens. Spironolactone may have some side effects such as irregular menses, breast tenderness, but is usually well tolerated. ...Read more

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Is there risk to using finesteride for hair loss if my wife and I are planning on having children? I know women are not supposed to handle the drug.

Is there risk to using finesteride for hair loss if my wife and I are planning on having children? I know women are not supposed to handle the drug.

Finasteride: Finasteride is an anti-androgen, anti-testosterone medication. It can cause atrophy of the testicles and reduced testosterone, thus reduced sperm counts. It is not a good idea if you're trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes acne & facial hair in women in their 30's? Too many hormones or not enough and what to do about it?

What causes acne & facial hair in women in their 30's? Too many hormones or not enough and what to do about it?

Masculinization: Hair pattern is at times hereditary. There could also be hormonal imbalances from normal tissues or abnormal production. You should see your doctor and voice these concerns so it can be diagnosed and corrected. ...Read more

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Hello whether excess masturbation leads to infertility for men? What are the negative effects of masturbation for men

Hello whether excess masturbation leads to infertility for men? What are the negative effects of masturbation for men

No, but ...: Masturbation itself will not cause male infertility, But its excess means sex obsession and over indulgence, which will lead to malditribution of personal limited energy and ability to learn and retain what he learned so to manage a host of relationships... For more detail? Go to http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html and http://formefirst.com/eMagicPowerUHL.html. ...Read more

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What are the effects of the use of marijuana while taking accutane, I know your gonna say not to but I want to know the physical effects?

What are the effects of the use of marijuana while taking accutane, I know your gonna say not to but I want to know the physical effects?

No, you're fine: It'll make you giggle, gag and choke like it does everybody else. There's been no special problems reported either with acne or isotretinoin. You may have a bit of squamous metaplasia of your airways so you make choke on your toke a bit more than in the past. Drink plenty of fluids. I'm really glad your acne's being treated. Don't spend to much time being goofy & enjoy your new good health. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are side effects of of taking tesboosters at age 16?

Help please? I want to know what are side effects of of taking tesboosters at age 16?

Stop taking them: Not sure tesboosters are a medication on the market. If you are using this from overseas you risk your life using drugs that are not regulated for safety and purity. ...Read more

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What age is it legal to get female to male hormone therapy? also, do these hormones have any negative side affects?

What age is it legal to get female to male hormone therapy? also, do these hormones have any negative side affects?

Age of consent: Age of consent for sexual activity varies from state to state in US from 16 to 18 . If you are contemplating gender assignment ( Sex Change surgery ) more to it. You have to see a doctor under go battery of psychological tests Yes these hormones will have ' negative side effects ' including predisposing to cancers. Speak to you doctor ...Read more

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What to do if i'm in depression some guys are spreading filthy rumors about me?

What to do if i'm in depression some guys are spreading filthy rumors about me?

I am sorry to hear: That is happening to you. I would encourage you to seek out counseling as support, for reality feedback ; to vent... It can help you through a hard time. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some good prostate supplements for men to stop peeing in the middle of the night?

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Please tell me what are some good prostate supplements for men to stop peeing in the middle of the night?

Here are some ...: Getting up to pee 1-2 times is nothing unexpected or unusual since the nighttime urine excretion may increase and bladder holding urine ability may become less as men age. Such changes may widely vary among men. Are there any good supplements to help nocturia? Yet, the data to support the claim helping the prostate by many brands has been lacking. And their ingredients are largely same... ...Read more

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I want to know is their any side effects for using a large number of hmg injections ?

I want to know is their any side effects for using a large number of hmg injections ?

Not likely: The use of HMG to improve sperm production for fertility is not commonly associated with serious side effects. Allergic reactions can occur but are not dose related. Most importantly you should not use these medications unless you are under the guidance of a Physician skilled in the use. There are proper doses that should not be exceeded and are related to sperm counts ...Read more

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What do men think of women who have no more pubic hair?

What do men think of women who have no more pubic hair?

Not medical: I don't have a medical opinion on persons grooming habits as long as they are healthy and clean. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to use small amounts of HGH for workouts? Allot of people are telling me its not that bad for you

Is it safe for me to use small amounts of HGH for workouts? Allot of people are telling me its not that bad for you

Not Recommended: We can not recommend HGH for work out and advice not to use it for work out ...Read more

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What do you think of human growth hormone releasers for adults to prevent aging?

What do you think of human growth hormone releasers for adults to prevent aging?

Not a good idea: I think anytime you take things your body doesn't need, you are playing with fire. Growth hormones have many effects on your body, some of which would not be pleasant in your mid-50's. We certainly do not yet know long term effects of taking additional hormones to try to keep your youth. Just look at the problems that arose from athletes abusing hormones, then think twice about these on your brain. ...Read more

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What kind of medican do you take for gential warts in women and for how long?

What kind of medican do you take for gential warts in women and for how long?

No pills..: There are topical medications you can apply, on a scheduled basis (2-3x/week) for up to 16 wks etc...These are prescriptions. They can also be treated in the office by your doc/dermatologists. The current cervical cancer vaccines may help reduce the incidence of gential warts significantly. Check with your doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the best benefits of quitting masturbation as a teenage guy, and how do you actually do it?

What are the best benefits of quitting masturbation as a teenage guy, and how do you actually do it?

Almost nobody can: Anybody who tells you that you can, or that you should, is either misinformed or is trying to mislead you. Essentially all normally-masculinized teenaged guys entertain themselves. It keeps you comfortable, lets you focus on the other things you need to do, and helps you learn about your mind & body to prepare you for adult life. Think for yourself and embrace who you are. ...Read more