A 47-year-old member asked:
can testosterone and estrogen control how much body hair you get?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Wayne Ingram answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Testostrone, yes: Androgen hormones like testosterone can cause abnormal male pattern hair growth if the female percentage rises above 2-3% of the total hormone levels. Genetics also contribute to extra hair growth(hirsutism).
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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