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A 44-year-old member asked:

What causes excess body hair?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Hair: Usually genetic and racial properties but in some cases in women, an endocrine problem.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is excess body hair a medical problem?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Could be : Areyou male or female? It could be hereditary. See your doctor for treatment and evaluation.
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A 27-year-old member asked:

Is excess body hair common in pregnancy?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes: The hormone Progesterone is very high in pregnancy and has male hormone side effects including hair growth.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

How can I manage excess body hair in pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Hair remover: It it due to the high levels of Progesterone which acts like a male hormone. It can cause hair growth.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2013
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