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Remedy for less facial hair growth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am 29 years old and I still don't have much beard and mustache... my elder brother and my dad has very good facial hairs.... so I don't think the problem is hereditary... is there any vitamin suppliment that can help me grow more facial hairs?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi...
User :   I am 29 years old and I still don't have much beard and mustache... my elder brother and my dad has very good facial hairs.... so I don't think the problem is hereditary... is there any vitamin suppliment that can help me grow more facial hairs?
User :   I don't have much hairs on my body as well but that is not my concern..
User :   I am only worried about facial hairs..
User :   anything that can help me?
User :   you thr??
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I am reading
Doctor :   How is the testis development?
User :   looks normal...
Doctor :   Is it tested by a doctor according to the age?
User :   not in this regard...
Doctor :   Were some tests done for the Serum levels of Testosterone, LH, FSH, Oestrogen
User :   ok....
User :   i know tht the problem could be because of low testosterone.... and I can get tht checked..
User :   but apart from this, do we have any suppliment in general that can help in facial hair growth?
Doctor :   To be honest, No
Doctor :   There is no supplement that is approved by FDA which is benefitted for people
Doctor :   with less facial hair as beard
User :   ok.... so if I have some low counts in these hormones, then I can find some solution? or no solution after tests as well??
Doctor :   Actually if there is low testosterone, then a trial of testosterone shots are given
User :   ok.....
Doctor :   Next thing is cosmetic purpose of usage of testosterone is purely not an indication
User :   I heard tht vitamin B and E helps in hair growth..
User :   isn't it??
Doctor :   No robust evidence
User :   hmmm... ok...
User :   so no hopes for me right??
User :   just wait and watch??
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Recently there is a trial done on this
Doctor :   but it is not approved yet
User :   how were the results??
Doctor :   Just a minute If I can find a link and give it to you
Doctor :   if it is available online
User :   tht wud be great
Doctor :   meanwhile just read through this too
User :   is this the trial you were referring to??
Doctor :   This is different
User :   okk
Doctor :   No
User :   if you need more time to find the trial link, its fine.... I don't mind paying extra for a good reason.. :-)
Doctor :   it is not about that
Doctor :   at all
Doctor :   I have to find a beneficial link, is it not
Doctor :   I shall send you the link by an email
Doctor :   if I find some
Doctor :   If not I end up
User :   that would be great Doc..
User :   thanks a lot for your time
User :   will wait for your mail..
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