Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
193 Doctors are Online

Suffering from acne. Hair started appearing on neck and under eyes. Prognosis?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Dermatologist
Practicing since : 2010
Answered : 6058 Questions
Question
Hello im XXXXXXX from morocco, i have 18 years old
I suffer from acne but the problem is In the past few days, I noticed my hair started to appear on my neck and under my eyes in the face
I do not know what the problem !
thanks for help me
Posted Sat, 9 Mar 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 34 minutes later
Hello XXXXXXX,

Thanks for the query.

Acne is quiet common in your age group, but growth of hair is worrisome.
I would like to know whether it is fine hairs or thick hair. The cause as well as treatment for both vary.
Fine hair is quiet common and can be removed by regular use of eflornithine cream.
Coarse hair are usually associated with some systemic disease like pcod (poly cystic ovarian disease).

Here is my advice for you.
If it is fine hair start using eflorinithine cream 13.9 % twice dialy. It doesn't have much side effect - so you can use it.
If the hair is coarse, XXXXXXX a gynaecologist and get an ultrasound of pelvis to rule out pcod.

For acne use clindamycin gel twice daily.

Hope my advice help you a bit. Let me know if you need clarifications.
Wishing you good health.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
 
Follow-up: Suffering from acne. Hair started appearing on neck and under eyes. Prognosis? 1 hour later
Thanks doctor for your help !
I have thick hair in my head and i used lot of Gels for my Hair
I also have thick hair in my leg and foot as like my my father .
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 1 hour later
Hello XXXXXXX,

If your father is also having thick hair, then it might be a genetic trait. However as it is not cosmetically acceptable, it must be removed.
Laser is a better option for removal of coarse hair.

Please XXXXXXX a dermatologist, you will get good result in 6 to 8 sittings.

Let be know if you need further clarification.

thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
 
Follow-up: Suffering from acne. Hair started appearing on neck and under eyes. Prognosis? 1 hour later
I'm boy its no problem to have hair in my leg and foot
but the problem is i have hair in my face Under my eyes
and Neck
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 5 minutes later
Hello,

I apologize for misinterpretation.

Yes, excess hair on face does not look good.
Dont worry excellent lasers are available as a treatment here, one of them is Q switched ND YAG laser.
I have seen good results with these lasers, so I would advice you to go for laser hair reduction. It can be done for even under eye areas.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
 
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Drug/Medication

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Dermatologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor