Can you get Laser Hair Removal done if you have an autoimmune disease?

I have an autoimmune disease and all of a sudden it hurts when I get my laser hair removal done. Before I was diagnosed with the disease, the laser hair removal never used to hurt

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (2)


Answered by Rejuve

I think it depends on what kind of autoimmune disease you have and whether it is active and whether you have any skin manifestations associated with it.

Published on Oct 26, 2010

Answered by Rejuve (View Profile)

I think it depends on what kind of autoimmune disease you have and whether it is active and whether you have any skin manifestations associated with it.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Having an autoimmune disease should not prevent you from getting laser hair removal. If you did not feel pain when you had laser hair removal previously, you probably did not achieve permanent hair removal. Some pain or discomfort is part of the process with laser hair removal because permanent removal is only achieved by heating the hair follicle to the point where it damages the blood vessel that feeds the hair.

Published on Oct 25, 2010

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Having an autoimmune disease should not prevent you from getting laser hair removal. If you did not feel pain when you had laser hair removal previously, you probably did not achieve permanent hair removal. Some pain or discomfort is part of the process with laser hair removal because permanent removal is only achieved by heating the hair follicle to the point where it damages the blood vessel that feeds the hair.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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