A 23-year-old male asked:
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what are finasterides affects on facial hair? i ask because this drug claims to drastically lower dht in your body. as far as i know, dht plays a large role in facial hair development, im wondering if any studies have been done on this topic.

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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Finasteride: It can be used as an alternative agent to oral contraceptives for treatment of hirsuitism ( male pattern hair growth in women). Everyone has some fine facial hair and if hair growth is excessive then it is important to figure out reason behind it. Take care.
Answered on Dec 3, 2019

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