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Does excessive masturbation cause body hair growth in women

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Hormone imbalance: Hormones such as testosterone can stimulate hair growth.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Need an exam: The question can only be answered by being examined in a doctor's office, if you want to follow up. Most 42 year olds aren't going through puberty tho... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Calloway
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Lower strength: Minoxidil is safe in females but is used in the half strength of the male version of the Rogaine (minoxidil). However, hair growth in unwanted areas ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
See a doctor: If you are the one with the dark armpits, dark neck, and you are overweight, and hairy, you should see your doctor in case the cause for these symptom... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Yes.: To drugs com to mind: Finasteride 2.5-5mg daily, and spironolactone 25-50mg/day. Neither have been approved for this use, but they have been shown to... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins, MD
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes...: Yes biotin is very effective for hair and nail growth. It will promote hair growth everywhere.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
General Surgery 40 years experience
Increased blood flow: Injury healing usually causes an increase in blood flow to the injured area. This can lead to swelling in the area, as well as in the ankle, wrist, ha... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Side effects: Yes, testosterone can cause excessive hair growth. I would advise you to see your pcp for additional recommendations regarding this issue. Take care.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
See answer: Hypertrichosis is excessive hair growth over and above the normal for the age, sex and race of an individual, in contrast to hirsutism, which is exces... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tahir Chauhdry
Obstetrics and Gynecology 69 years experience
No: The exact opposite. It increased sex hormone binding globulin. Therefore acne and hair growth is less.
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