A 41-year-old member asked:
should i be experiencing increased facial hair growth with bc pills?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Not at all: If a woman suddenly notices facial hair growth, under any circumstances, it is abnormal. Please discuss with your doctor.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
I heard you can get increased facial hair growth with bc pills?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 44 years experience
You heard right!: Yes, it can happen, with certain bc pills with high hormone contents. Your gynecologist can change you to a lower-level pill. But there are lots of other causes of facial hair growth; don't assume it's the pill without letting your doctor rule out other causes.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 14, 2012
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