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What Is The Best Option For Reducing Excess Hair Related To Pcos
Several: The answer is pretty complicated and depends on what you want and which treatment you might get for your pcos. Generally, turning down the production of the hormones causing the hair growth would be birth control pills and something like aldactone, (spironolactone) which blocks some of the unwanted hormone production. Topical treatments like wax, laser, etc. Produce temporary relief. Metformin may also help some. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
What is the most effective treatment for obese women with PCOS in order to reduce weight and start ovulating regularly? What kind of diet is best?
Fasting & LCHF food: combined. Obesity, PCOS & Infertility ALL driven by LFHC foods. Study: http://goo.gl/k8x9LF, https://goo.gl/SYJzWh, https://goo.gl/URQBQQ, http://goo.gl/GWev0g, https://goo.gl/rCKP68, http://goo.gl/02iz6i, https://goo.gl/71BiUT, http://goo.gl/0zGMvn, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://garytaubes.com, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/foDTU0, etc. Food choices/quantity=crucial; avoid meds, weigh daily. ...Read more
What is the best way to get relife form exccessive production of DHT that is the main cause of hair loss, if it is not genetice reason?
Dry Hair: Kerastase is hands-down the best shampoo on the market, however, you will pay a price for perfection. At about $27 for 8 oz., bain satin is a vitamin-infused shampoo created for parched, dry hair. Choose from 1, 2 or 3, with 3 created for the most parched hair. According to instyle magazine, which named it a "best buy" several years running, bain satin contains cationic polymers that targets dry. ...Read more
In case of hirsutism, what is the best way to remove hair, best hair removal creams..ect, note that the patient suffers of hirsutism around chin?
Hirsutism may B due: excess male hormone (such as seen in severe acne or in polycystic ovarian ds). Correcting the cause may solve the problem. Hair removal: cheapest: plucking/waxing/shaving; more effective: electrolysis; laser ablation. Definitely check for underlying cause (since U R 21) since PCO also associated with diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is propecia (finasteride) the best cure for hair loss. How high is the danger of prostate cancer and loss of libido. What dosage woulk you recommend?
What is the factors causing period incosistent and what is the best treatment?Does evening primrose oil will help? Thanks
Too many reasons: The regular menstrual cycle needs the brain, ovary and uterus to communicate well. Problems at any level can result in an irregular cycle. A fairly common reason for an irregular cycle is irregular ovulation, or no ovulation. But thyroid or other endocrine diseases, polyps or fibroids, ovarian cysts- all reasons for an irregular period. You want to find the diagnosis before treating, ususally. ...Read more
What method is best to correct ptosis of the breast due to pregnancy, or weight loss? Any helpful ideas?
Breast Ptosis: There are different breast lifting techniques available. To find out what is right for you, you should have a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. Be sure to understand the different choices you have for the incision location. Dr ricardo rodriguez baltimore, maryland. ...Read more
Medications: Because a hair follicle has a 4-6 month life span-you must be patient. Generally, we want to lower circulating androgens using birth control pills or in severe forms-lupron a gnrh-agonist. At the level of the hair follicle, we prevent the androgen from binding using spironolactone and-or androgens from being converted to the most potent androgen-dihydrotestesterone using flutamide. Be patient! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Oil might not help: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
What can a male age 21 do to reduce/ get rid of facial/ body hair without laser hair removal and that is relatively inexpensive should I take estrogen? Or is there another solution
Hair removal: I would not recommend estrogen as there can be many undesired side effects. You could try using nair. There is a device called the nono but I have no experience with that. Laser hair removal is by far the best method and has become quite economical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few things possible: Hair loss after bariatric surgery may be related to a number of things. Make sure proteins are a good part of your diet. Vitamin losses especially b vitamins and c can contribute - take a multivitamin and check your levels. Thyroid inactivity can also contribute so have your TSH and thyroid level checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With your docs help: Assuming you are having some testosterone symptoms, first have it measured. If it is too low, then your doctor will look for the cause and start to fix it. This is not something that is easy for you to do on your own. Have a doc help you. Get it right the first time, the results are worth it! ...Read more
Bra fitting: I suggest starting with a really good quality bra that provides support & is comfortable. You may do best with a professional bra fitting at an undergarment specialty store. ...Read more
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