A 19-year-old male asked:
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can perrson having dense chest and body hair means mote testosterone or more estradiol?

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Dr. Eric Jacoby
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hirsutism: Excess hair growth is often due to increased testosterone not estrogen. . This can be related to polycystic ovaries or a genetic predisposition. There are medications that help reduce the amount of circulating testosterone and block hair growth. See you doctor for evaluation.
Answered on Jan 10, 2015

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