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What could be causing dark excessive body hair?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Excess body hair: Several possibilities. This may be a hormonal problem called hirsutism due to an imbalance of hormones. Discuss this with your doctor to find out the cause and obtain proper treatment.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What causes excessive body hair everywhere?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Excessive hair: Some persons have a genetic predisposition are mom & dad hairy if not and there is a sudden increase see a gynecologist it could be a problem like polycystic overies excess androgen ( testosterone) some blood problems ( proferia).
A 47-year-old member asked:

What can I do for excessive body hair?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Depends on the cause: You need workup with blood work to check hormones and other blood, to make sure you do not have anything strange causing the excessive hair, there are many various txments including laser hair removal.

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