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Facial Hair (Definition)

Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more


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What causes facial hair to grow in women?

What causes facial hair to grow in women?

Androgens: Facial hair in women means they are producing more male hormones and it is direct result of that.Over production of testosterone or adrenal hormones it is called hisutism most common causes are 1polysystic ovarian syndrome 2adrenal tumors. ...Read more

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What can cause women to have a beard/facial hair?

What can cause women to have a beard/facial hair?

Hirsutism: Causes of hirsutism in a female could include use of some medications, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Cogenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome etc. ...Read more

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Hello. is it ok to wax facial hair? will cause any skin damage or the skin might become lose??

Hello. is it ok to wax facial hair? will cause any skin damage or the skin might become lose??

Okay to wax: Yes, it is okay to wax the very fine hair on your face. It will not cause any damage but may cause redness and short-term irritation. Just plan ahead when you wax. Take a shower first, then dry your skin. You may want to avoid putting any lotions or creams on your face immediately after waxing. Let the irritation resolve first. ...Read more

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What causes Facial hair?

What causes Facial hair?

Testosterone: Facial hair is stimulated by the male harmone testosterone. After puberty the testosterone level is elevated and one being shaving. In woman some syndromes cause elevated T and they too develop facial hair ...Read more

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What causes facial hair on women?

What causes facial hair on women?

Lower estrogen level: There can be several things but the most common in a 40 yo is lower estrogen as one approaches menopause, or the mildly elevated androgen production that one sees around menopause. However one must consider an endocrine tumor. The physician should ask other questions such as change in voice, change in periods, hair growth in other areas, medications, muscle hypertrophy, etc. ? Endocrine w/u. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

Many things...: Often it is hormonal related. For instance, overweight women store estrogen in their fat cells. This is converted to testosterone and can cause excessive hair growth. Thyroid disorders, sugar problems, menopausal hormone changes can lead to hair growth as well. Best way to be sure as to what causes it in you is to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do men have facial hair, and women don't? What causes this?

Genetics: Facial hair growth is one of the secondary sexual characteristics males encounter when they mature, as is breast development in women. It is largely a result of the specific biologic differences between men and women. For men, the facial hair is sensitive to the effects of increased testosterone which makes it grow and thicken. ...Read more

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Small patches, roughly size of quarter, of my facial hair have fallen out and have not regrown in ~9months.  what could cause this?

Small patches, roughly size of quarter, of my facial hair have fallen out and have not regrown in ~9months.  what could cause this?

Hair loss: This is often due to alopecia areata. It is considered an immunological condition and often cane be treated. Best to read about it online and then make an appointment with a dermatologist. Fungus diseases can also cause hair loss but would usually have red skin and be itchy and scaly. ...Read more

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Does sweet almond oil cause an increase in facial hair for women??

Unknown.: There is no good clinical evidence on its use as an oral medicine. It is used in multiple skin care products and appears to be safe. See the references & article in the "Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version:" here: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-59-sweet%20almond.aspx?activeingredientid=59&activeingredientname=sweet%20almond ...Read more

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What causes women to have facial hair? How can they get rid of it?

What causes women to have facial hair? How can they get rid of it?

Hereditary/ Hormonal: Two Major reasons - 1. Hereditary 2. Hormone based Laser hair removal will be one of the best ways to reduce the hair (Make sure there is no Hormone problems). Also, you have to find the right laser for you. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to the pill that could have caused my facial hair?

Are there any side effects to the pill that could have caused my facial hair?

PILL FACIAL HAIR?: FACIAL HAIR IN WOMEN CAN BE CAUSED BY ANDROGENS: THE MALE HORMONE. I DO NOT KNOW WHICH "PILL" YOU ARE TAKING, BUT ASK WHOEVER PRESCRIBED IT, WHAT THE DOSAGE OF THE ANDROGENS IS IN IT. PERHAPS IT CAN BE CHANGED . . . BEST LUCK ...Read more

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Could shaving with an electric razer cause your facial hair to grow in poorly?

No: That's baloney. How thick your beard will eventually become is almost entirely genetic. I hope you get what you want -- and remember that your level of fitness matters far more than where you do or don't have hair. Best wishes. ...Read more