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No hair on moustache and beard - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   Hello sir, i am 24 yrs old.. i am depressed that i have no moustache and beard at this age... can u help me in some way??
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms or problems?
User :   like?
Doctor :   I mean raised sugar or BP?
User :   no
Doctor :   Growth of the facial hairs depends on various factors as genetics, family history and your hormonal levels.
User :   yes no one has such problems in our family
User :   even my younger bro has a moustache
Doctor :   You need to get your Hormonal levels like testosterone investigated because male hormones are responsible for their growth
User :   where do i test it?
Doctor :   Any Pathological laboratory can test this. Also you need to get your Insulin Growth Factor tested.
User :   how much does these tests costs?
Doctor :   It depends on the laboratory doing it. It can be upto 2500 for the entire panel of tests.
Doctor :   Also you need to have a proper balanced diet with lots of proteins and fruits.
User :   ok after the tests what should i do????
Doctor :   Then if the levels are deranged you need to meet a endocrinologist who will direct accordingly.
User :   ok does my problem really have a solution?
Doctor :   It depends on the results of tests.
Doctor :   First the problem is to be identified and then treatment would be decided.
User :   ok is this such a major problem?
Doctor :   I cannot comment on it until the test results are there.
User :   how do i let u know my test results?
Doctor :   You can get back here after the tests for the interpretation of tests.
User :   ok can u give me the list of tests to be done?
Doctor :   You can go and ask for a complete list of Male hormonal evaluation Tests.
User :   ok which hospital do u recommend?
Doctor :   Where are you located? Any Multispeciality hospital will be good for this condition.
User :   ok i am in bangalore
User :   is there any creams or medicines that i can take to help grow my moustache?
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   You can visit this site for the complete list of hospitals.
Doctor :   If the problem is identified due to lack of testosterone then appropriate cream will be helpful if problem is due to some other cause then cream will not be helpful.
User :   ok is there any creams that i should try before consulting a doctor which is generally used for this type of problems?
Doctor :   I have already explained you that cream cannot be given without identifying the cause.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   is non growth of moustache and beard a symtom of gender change?
Doctor :   No its not like that, it can be due to altered hormonal levels.
User :   ok i get all types of things that a man gets but still this problem is there
Doctor :   Ok
User :   doctor shud i do anything to increase my manlyhood? i have never shagged before... is that the reason?
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