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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm a girl but i have an excessive amount of thick hair everywhere on my body. including my face, back, ect. why is this happening? can i prevent it?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Get checked: See your doctor to make sure you don't have a hormonal imbalance causing this. Sometimes birth control pills help if no other cause found.
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