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Altered Pattern Of Body Hair In Females
I am 22 years old female I have worst body hair. I am facing this problem for 4 years. I didn't have this problem from my puberty. This depresses me.
Hair follicles are distributed throughout the skin with the exception of the palms, soles and glaborous skin of the genitalia. The hair follicle first forms in the eyebrows, upper lips, and chin at 9 weeks gestation. The bulk of the remaining follicles begin to develop at 4 to 5 months gestation in a ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends upon the type of steroid used. For instance, corticosteroids like prednisone, used in asthma, etc, does not affect testosterone or body hair. However, anabolic & androgenic steroids like testosterone can cause hirsutism (excess body hair) in women if taken in excess. It can also cause male pattern baldness if converted into dihydrotestosterone. So docs must be very careful w/t. ...Read more
Shaving: Shaving is very natural.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is shaving body hair is good ? But feel fine but when looking in mirror me as female my friend told me not to do this as it is done by gay bottoms
I've been doing resistance training I have started to grow excess body hair; should I change my diet or run less or?
Shave it: I'm betting you've just recently become a man and this is your genetic program. Lots of guys love being hairy. By all means, continue your fitness activities and eating sensibly. You may also meet someone special who think your new hair is the greatest. Or you may choose to shave everything, like many bodybuilders. Just keep doing the fitness stuff. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm 16 when will my voice change? I have body hair, longer penis, im building some muscle, But my voice is still high like a child! Why?!
Hello doctor, I am facing acne problems on back and body hair . I am female with DHT of 356 pg/ml. Is it due to this? How can I block it
Full workup: I'm glad you're taking Isotretinoin for your acne. If you have both truncal acne and abundant body hair as you describe, i'm less interested in individual lab numbers and more in the big picture of what may be going on to disrupt your hormonal milieu. A small ovarian or adrenal tumor is only one of several possibilities. ...Read more
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