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Hair removal for diabetes

Jul 10th 2014 at 10:39 PM

Body hair removal for diabetics more complicated procedure because sensitive skin and damaged nerve endings are more prone to injury and infection. Depending on the severity of the disease, people with diabetes need to be more careful approach to the selection method of hair removal.
Laser hair removal in diabetes

During the initial assessment for laser hair removal, the client is asked to complete a questionnaire about health status and treatment regulations. Since laser hair removal can cause trauma to the skin , physicians should be aware of potentially dangerous health conditions prior to the procedure.

For diabetics, the negative side effects of laser processing includes:

• More pain due to sensitive nerves and tissues.
• More susceptible to infection because of slow healing.
• Less effective hair removal, as a weak flow of blood to the skin surface may require lower settings on the laser.

Hair removal for diabetesBefore the start of epilation, the patient is asked to bring a certificate from an endocrinologist, general health and skin. If there is a serious condition neuropathy , in which nerve endings throughout the body is damaged, the operator can adapt the parameters of laser and laser procedures given numbness and sensitivity to pain.

As a small degree of pain is needed to help the physician to set the parameters of the laser, too sensitive skin can lead to diabetic settings insufficient and unsatisfactory results. Worse, sensitive skin can be easily damaged, resulting in painful burns and long-term scarring.

Signs of diabetic neuropathy can occur anywhere on the body, some areas may be more vulnerable than others. Ask your endocrinologist to investigate and make recommendations before starting the procedure - laser hair removal . Seek medical advice before using the laser at home.

Furthermore, consult with your doctor about prescribed medications that you take. Some photosensitive pharmaceuticals can cause dangerous reactions when exposed to laser radiation.

Tip - Laser hair removal should not be done in the open or re-occurring diabetic wounds of the skin. Laser energy will not be directed at the hair follicle, but instead will affect the flesh.

Hair removal epilator

Since hair removal involves extracting all of the hair shaft and root, empty swollen follicle may be more susceptible to infection. Disinfection head epilator and tweezers with alcohol before use will help reduce the chance of infection. In some patients, blood flow near the skin surface may not be sufficient for the body's immune system to fend off bacteria vulnerable to injuries.

Hair removal creams

Diabetic skin may be too sensitive to harsh chemicals of depilatory creams. Moreover, neuropathy may affect certain parts of the body, which makes it difficult to use the lotion, not affecting some sensitive area.

Procedure for removing body hair for a diabetic is slightly more complicated and painful, the patient should consult a physician before experimenting with different products and techniques.

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