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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi doctor
User :   I have some problem with my facial skin
User :   I have lots of facial hair and pores
User :   the skin has become dull and undulated
User :   plz suggest a remedy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   Age: 27 Gender: M Occupation: Engineer Location: Bangalore, India Marital Status: Single Dependents: No
Doctor :   /Since when are you having this
Doctor :   Do you also have acne or any other Dandruff issue
User :   the facial hair are since 6 yrs... I pores have increased in the last 1 yr
User :   NO i do not have any acne or dandruff problem
Doctor :   What has been the average size of the pores Anil ?
User :   I go for threading for facial hair removal at the salon
User :   around 1 mm
Doctor :   And do they increase in size or they are static after initial appearance
User :   there are very tiny pimples as well
Doctor :   where are the hairs concentrated
User :   I guess many have incresed size of late. they are increasing in number as well
Doctor :   ok
User :   the facial hair are more on the top of the cheek .. below the eye corners extending to thick eye brows
Doctor :   okey
Doctor :   there are few modalities of geting rid of it
Doctor :   like medical and surgical
User :   ok
Doctor :   Eflornithine HCl 13.9% cream, prolongs the anagen or growth phase of the hair.
Doctor :   it reduces the rate of hair growth for all hairs.
User :   does it have any side efffects on the facial skin
Doctor :   Yes there are few of them
Doctor :   stinging, burning and tingling are seen occasionally,
Doctor :   particularly when eflornithine is applied to broken or abraded skin
User :   ohh.. well then are there any homeopathy or ayurvedic solutions
Doctor :   Since we follow Allopathy we do not have any Knowledge of it
Doctor :   How ever tehre are Laser hair removal
Doctor :   methods that are comparatively safer ad more
Doctor :   more long lasting or almost terminal
User :   but i have read -ve reviews of laser therapy
Doctor :   ok.
User :   is it so?
Doctor :   Like if you can tell
User :   like... it results in burns and blemishes...
Doctor :   they have been in the past due the kind of laser that were used but now due to the Newer once these have reduced
User :   oh
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Doctor :Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   sure. Could you also let me know about the avg. cost of laser therapy for facial hair removal
Doctor :   that will depend on the examination findings by thedoctor since he would be able to judge the approximate
Doctor :   sittings that you might need and hence he will be able to tell you only later
User :   ok. thank you
Doctor :   You are Welcome Anil Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service

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