Abnormal Hair Growth Hair Removal
Treatment for hirsutism may include hair removal strategies.
Mechanical Removal of Hair
Hair may be removed by shaving, plucking, bleaching, waxing, and the application of chemicals.
Permanent removal is also possible using electrolysis, laser therapy, or intense pulsed light. These methods use electricity or light energy to destroy hair follicles.
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