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Excessive hair on the body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello Doctor
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   Doctor actually I feel ashamed of having excessive hairs on my body
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have this problem?
Doctor :   before i need to know this information For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   as i have grown up
User :   24 male job seeker unmarried 78kg 5'11''
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does any one in ur family have similar complains
User :   no
User :   i am the excaption
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine or do u have any other medical problems other than this hirsutism
User :   no not any other problem neither i am taking any medicine
Doctor :   anytime u consulted for this problem or hormonal profile was done
User :   and as my shave grows up very soon i have to shave early
User :   no
Doctor :   u can get it removed
User :   its ok but its about to cover my face
User :   i have got shave over my chicks
User :   Doctor r u there
User :   ?
Doctor :   I did not understand yur last line
Doctor :   Do yuo mean hair over cheeks
User :   oh sorry its my mistake
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yeah i meant over Cheeks
Doctor :   It may require a long term treatment
Doctor :   with some medicines called antiandrogens
Doctor :   that help control the male hormones
User :   so wht should i do
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would suggest younot to bother
Doctor :   as it is a matter of masulinity
Doctor :   and if you are too concerend about its appearance
Doctor :   then you can consult
Doctor :   a Dermatologist
Doctor :   for the prescription of drugs
User :   ok
Doctor :   that I mentioned
User :   doctor when i will get married my wife can feel ashamed of my being hairy
Doctor :   but there will be some side effects
Doctor :   that you have to bear
Doctor :   with those drugs
Doctor :   i mentioned
User :   which kinda side effects
User :   ?
Doctor :   nausea, vomiting, body pains
User :   ok then any alternative
Doctor :   The local treatment like plucking, shaving, bleaching, creams or waxes may all help and are often used.
Doctor :   are also alternatives
Doctor :   electrolysis waxing and laser
User :   i got to know that abt laser treatment
Doctor :   Laser is the process where in the laser beam is used to destroy the hair follicle
Doctor :   and it is permanent but costly
Doctor :   iT is done by the dermatologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else you need
User :   any side effects
User :   ?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   but there will be mild skin reaction
User :   how much it can cost
Doctor :   that vanishes in one or two weeks
Doctor :   the cost depends on the sittings
User :   whts the mild skin
Doctor :   and the area
Doctor :   mild skin reaction
Doctor :   like rash
Doctor :   redness
User :   ok
Doctor :   pl confirm the dtails
User :   yes
User :   its right
Doctor :   anything else
User :   yes
Doctor :   Pl fill the feedback form
Doctor :   say done when done
User :   done
User :   with the f/b form
Doctor :   Ok
User :   doctor actually i fell weakness when i get up after a long sitting
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Please log in after few minutes to clarify other medical doubts.
User :   ok
User :   thanks doctor
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