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Who should be performing the laser hair removal? A physician or technician?
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I have dark skin and I don't want them to burn me.
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How can i treat burns from laser hair removal?
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I had the procedure done 2 days ago and now have burns and blisters on my legs.
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Can laser hair removal treatment on the face cause more hair, red scars, acne and pimples as its side effect?
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I am suffering from PCOD and already have few acne and red scars (inflammation) on my face. I am planning to go for laser hair reduction treatment using diode technology, but want to know what the side effects are before going in for treatment.
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Can I undergo laser treatment for hair reduction while taking isotretinoin 20 mg?
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I have been taking isotretinoin 20 mg for the past 4 months, can I undergo laser treatment for hair reduction while taking this dosage? Or, how long should I wait, after I stop taking isotretinoin 20 mg, before starting laser hair removal treatment?
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Will laser hair removal reduce the thickness of the hairs on my chin once they grow back?
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I am from South East Asia, have a pale complexion and am suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which causes the hair on my chin to be thick. Which laser technique will suit me? Will it reduce the thickness of those hairs once they grow back?
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I have been shaving my facial hair for a while, will this cause any problems with the laser hair removal procedure?
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I have been shaving my facial hair for a while because it was pain-free, but now it's gotten so out of hand. Will this affect the laser hair removal procedure?
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How effective is laser hair removal on a 14 year old?
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My daughter is 14 years old and has been scheduled for laser hair removal on her upper lip, stomach, and bikini (possibly Brazilian). How effective is laser hair removal for a person her age? Would the treatment be permanent?
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After my 3rd IPL hair removal treatment dots appeared and scars were left behind, how can I speed up the healing process?
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I had an IPL hair removal treatment on my thighs two weeks ago. The day after the procedure dots appeared. I have had two prior treatments and this never happened. I believe I was burned during this last treatment because scars have been left behind. How can I speed up the healing process?
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Is it true that you have to shave before a laser hair removal treatment?
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I have faint black hair on my face and a pale skin color. I've heard that you need to shave before a treatment. Is that true? I don't really fancy shaving as I'm worried my facial hair will come out prickly.
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Is RevLite best for olive skin and fine hair? How many sessions would it take for the hair to be gone for good?
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Some practitioners suggest RevLite for the whole face, especially if you have olive skin and fine hair. Supposedly it can result in permanent removal. Other lasers are said to cause paradoxical hair growth. Is any of this true? If RevLite is the best treatment? How many sessions would it take for my fine hair to be gone for good?
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Is it safe to have laser hair removal if you have a factor V Leiden mutation?
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I have been diagnosed with factor v Leiden (homozygous), is it OK and safe to have laser hair removal?
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My husband has had hair bumps since his laser hair removal treatment, how can he make them go away?
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My husband had an intense pulsed light and radiofrequency treatment to remove hair from a small area on his neck. Two days after treatment he experienced hair bumps that have yet to go away. It has been three weeks. We've pulled the hairs out but the bumps are still there. What should we do?
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Can lasers lighten hair without removing it?
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I have been bleaching one spot on my scalp for years because I love the way a single platinum streak looks in my hair. I am wondering if it is possible to remove the color of hair without destroying it. Can this be done? Can lasers lighten hair without removing it?
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Does laser work on dark hair follicles that are too short to be shaved?
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I am having laser treatments now, but after I shave I have black dots (maybe called peppering?) because of hair follicles under the skin. Can laser remove those as well?
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Can my 11-year-old have laser hair removal to her upper lip?
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Is laser hair removal safe and effective at this young age?
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Is laser hair removal safe if you have autoimmune problems and over dark moles?
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I have fair skin and dark course hair. I'm about to have laser hair removal-cutera coolglide. I was diagnosed w/ Behcets, but now the doctor says not sure. I have HLA-B27 and positive ANAs, I've had knee surgery, uveitis, 2 csection, tubal surgery & mole.
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Scratches and Laser Hair Removal?
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A friend of mine had a scratch and after his LHR treatment the area around it looks burnt and is itchy. Should areas like that- moles and darker areas be masked in some way during LHR sessions?
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