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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 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