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Genetic causes for lack of facial hair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Please suggest me a homoepathic treatment to grow a beard.
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr
User :   i am 26 years
User :   male
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have very less hair growth on the face
User :   i have checked my testosterone levels
User :   its 489
User :   can u suggest me a remedy for beard growth
Doctor :   can u tell me in how many days do you shave ?
User :   i have a moustache growth
User :   and very little hair on the chin
User :   it comes back after shaving daily
Doctor :   hair growth and beard development depends on the genetic patterns
User :   my father has a complete beard growth
Doctor :   the genetic pattern determines the development of hair during adulthood
Doctor :   your father must be aged, now,
Doctor :   and has attained full growth
User :   yes bt i am seeing him shaving completely since i remember
Doctor :   can you let me know, what is your fathers age ?
User :   he is 55 now
Doctor :   so you were born when he was 21 years old
User :   ?
User :   no
Doctor :   and most kids can remember the child hood stuff probably at the age of 7-8 years
User :   29
Doctor :   yeah sorry,
User :   yes i agree that
Doctor :   missed calculations
User :   i am 26 already and guys of my age
Doctor :   sorry about that
User :   have been shaving since long
Doctor :   so over time within the next year or two you will develop good beard
Doctor :   there is no need to go on medications for that
User :   can u suggest some homoepathic or ayurvedic treatments
User :   which wud help
Doctor :   once you reach a age of 30, you will have development of good beard growth
User :   hello
Doctor :   I am a allopathic practitioner
Doctor :   and i usually prescribe allopathic medications
User :   okk so u suggest to wait for 2 years more?
Doctor :   for proper growth of hair, you can take vitamin E supplements for the time being
Doctor :   this will thicken the hair growth
User :   any specific tablet name for that?
Doctor :   once you reach the age of 28-30, you will get a good beard
User :   becoz as of nw i dont have a single strand of growth on the cheeks
Doctor :   you can get it as vitamin E Capsules at any pharmacy
Doctor :   you need not worry, this is very common
Doctor :   this is not an abnormality or a sign of not being masculine
User :   is ther any particular reason for this delayed growth
Doctor :   this is in no way delayed
User :   even at 26?
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   dont you have proper pubic hair or hair in the armpits ?
User :   yes i have pubic hair
User :   and hair in armpits as well
Doctor :   isnt that very thick
Doctor :   in those regions
User :   yes pubic hair is quite thick
Doctor :   so, there is nothing wrong with you
Doctor :   you are perfectly normal
User :   okkk then i wil wait as suggested by the way is the 489 teststerone level normal?
Doctor :   some kids develop beard at the age of 20 or even lesser , it is because of the genetic pattern
Doctor :   that is perfectly normal
User :   okk thank u doctor
Doctor :   You should be actually happy that you dont have a beard, as you dont have to shave daily
User :   actually that is fine bt its really embarrasing
Doctor :   and then you dont have to face the cuts and skin abseccess that folllow after that
User :   in front of other boys of my age
Doctor :   you need to be confident of yourself
User :   yes thank u
Doctor :   peer pressure should not make you take unwanted medications for no reason at all
Doctor :   confidence matters
User :   i just hope i grow one in the next two years
Doctor :   improve your skills
Doctor :   go to a gym
Doctor :   and workout
Doctor :   develop your body and then show ot off to your friends
User :   yes i wil do that for sure
Doctor :   that way, you can show off
Doctor :   you are in no way less than your friends with beards
Doctor :   believe me, be happy that you dont have a beard as of now
User :   yes thanks for the confidence
Doctor :   even girls will like a soft cheek
Doctor :   one that does not prick them
User :   hmm thats there thank u for the kind words
Doctor :   you might have heard of the gillette report which indicated that most women prefer a clean shaved men, not one with beards
Doctor :   i hope you understand my advice
User :   yes i do
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ok thanks for consulting me
User :   ya thanks byee
Doctor :   kindly leave your feedback
User :   sure
Doctor :   take care and have a good night
User :   thanks
Doctor :   bye for now
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