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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   i have a query on laser hair removal treatment
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   sure
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User :   27,Female, Software Engg, Single, 56, 5.6, yes
Doctor :   Laser hair removal works by passing a light beam through the skin
Doctor :   The laser targets dark pigment, called melanin, in hair. When the light beam hits the hair follicle (where hair growth originates), the intense heat destroys the hair follicle instantly.
Doctor :   In most cases, laser hair removal slows hair regrowth, but it takes several treatments to provide an extended "hair-free" period
User :   how safe is it for skin?
Doctor :   it is safe when it done
Doctor :   under dermatologist
Doctor :   it is one of the safest procedures
Doctor :   Complications from laser hair removal are rare if you go to a qualified doctor.
Doctor :   bleeding during the laser treatment is extremely rare, as is the possibility of infection resulting from treatment
User :   will it effect my menstrual cycle or my pregnancy?
Doctor :   no it wont
Doctor :   Incomplete hair removal or regrowth,darkening of the skin (hyperpigmentation),Lightening of the skin (hypopigmentation),blistering and scarring
Doctor :   these are the side effects u can expect
Doctor :   but these are rare
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User :   yes
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User :   which centers in bangalore u prefer for this treatment
Doctor :   any bog corporate hospitals will offer this service
Doctor :   where are u located in bangalore
Doctor :   sorry big corporate hospital
User :   i stay in XXXXXX
Doctor :   ok
User :   how about VLCC?
Doctor :   iam not aware of it
User :   or XXXXXXXX skin clinic
Doctor :   in both these centres
Doctor :   u can consult a qualified dermatologist
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no
User :   thanks for the info
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User :   my query is regarding laser hair removal
Doctor :   Ok
User :   how safe is the treatment for skin?
Doctor :   There might be small black spots on the skin
Doctor :   which fade away soon
User :   ok
User :   are there any other side effects
Doctor :   Not many
Doctor :   It is actually a simple procedure
User :   ok
User :   what would be the side effects
Doctor :   the spots and occasional rashes
Doctor :   thats all
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   ok which center do u prefer for the treatment?
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User :   ok
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