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why do post menopausal women get more body hair

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Menopausal Hair Loss: 75 percent of menopausal women suffer from female pattern hair loss. Menopausal women with this condition often see extensive hair loss from the top o ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Menopause: Menopause may cause loss of hair but does not affect growth.
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Menopause also causes lower testosterone levels which affect your body hair. Testosterone is produced in the ovaries (which are no longer working in ... Read More
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Menopause does cause a decrease growth of hair in several spots-legs, armpits and even pubic. Some women get a fine mustache and others get thinning ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Masturbation: Does not increase body hair growth in women.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Hirsutism: They usually think there's a hormonal imballance
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It's your choice: Laser treatment or electrolysis are both great. Be sure this is what you want. Different people, and different possible partners, have different prefe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: You can have hair removed with electrolysis or laser hair removal.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair Variation: Biologically speaking, there are variations in the amount and patterns of hair among different ethnic groups. Lighter-skinned individuals with middle ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Stress?: Stress is thought to be a factor, but other possibilities would include an auto-immune disorder, hormonal cause, or chemical (posioning/chemo) causes.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Alopecia Areata: The most common cause of sudden hair loss is called alopecia areata. This condition is unknown cause, but it is thought to be a temporary immune react ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair Removal: Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic procedures in the U.S. It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in ... Read More
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