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Hormonal problems and lack of facial hair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i am having low beard problem.. how can i solve it without any side affects.
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   Shall we continue
User :   ya sure waiting for the turn
User :   i am 22 m
User :   and i am sexually potent
Doctor :   That is fine
Doctor :   The low beard is most often genetically predetermined
Doctor :   hence there is no active intervention by medicine that really helps
User :   but i am feeling very guilty
User :   at times
User :   and i am not looking as my age looks
User :   i mean i am looking like a teen age boy
User :   which is some times problem in the profession
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   But there is nothing that can be done effectively to increase the beard
User :   Dr. recently
User :   can solve this
User :   like that i got
Doctor :   I think you should not fall trap to this
Doctor :   There is no hard medical evidence that says a treatment can increase the beard
User :   is there any other thing by which i can have a treatment . .show that i look like a 22 yrs old..
Doctor :   You can speak to an Endocrinologist about testosterone
Doctor :   supplements
User :   i mean simple techniques.. like change in food habbits
User :   so finally what you would suggest me
User :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   what about this.. could please let me know.. about above link
Doctor :   The only option that I could advise you is to meet anm Endocrinologist
Doctor :   and discuss the option of artificial supplements
User :   will it lead to any side affects
Doctor :   You can avoid them positively
Doctor :   by increasing your work out sessions
Doctor :   so that the muscle also develops
Doctor :   which can make you more sturdy and manly
Doctor :   Coming to the link that you have given
Doctor :   That is about the online consultation from Dr.
User :   yes
User :   Dr. one more thing..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Did you check for the hormone status?
Doctor :   Is your testicle normal in size?
User :   no Dr.
User :   how to check it
Doctor :   You have to under hormonal profile
Doctor :   all the male hormones
Doctor :   If there is a deficiency in hormones if we replace that particular hormone
Doctor :   then there is a chances
User :   you mean .. without any side affect?
Doctor :   The doses are safe not to cause severe side effects
Doctor :   but as I told you can start with good exercises
Doctor :   which can make your body muscular
User :   you mean those are not safe.. i mean hormone replacemtn
User :   hello
Doctor :   They are safe
Doctor :   as the doses are minimally given
User :   ok.. how can i check my hormonal profile
Doctor :   First you need a check up of the testicles and other secondary sexual charecters by the doctor
Doctor :   then the appropriate hormonal profile is ordered by the Endocrinologist
Doctor :   if he suspects anything
User :   is it a costly affair..
User :   ?
Doctor :   It costs around 2000 rupees for the lab tests
User :   and i have no problem with my sexual behaviour.. i hope i am perfectly alright with it
User :   ok
User :   do really any food habits have an impact on this ?
Doctor :   No not really
Doctor :   Providing that you have gone through normal sexual development it's not an indication of any sort of hormonal problem.
Doctor :   I hope you have normal pubic hair
Doctor :   and under arm hair also
Doctor :   Are you with me?
Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not responding. Please login if you have medical queries again
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