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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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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 48-year-old member asked:

Is there a medical treatment for excessive body hair?

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Dr. Greg Sexton
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: You can have hair removed with electrolysis or laser hair removal.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How does one deal with excessive body hair?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several ways: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have excessive leg hair but not have excessive body hair?

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Dr. Greg Sexton
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Body hair distribution is specific to each individual.
A 38-year-old member asked:

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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