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What is excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

What is excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

Too much T?: It can be familial, but you need to have a look at total and free testosterone, and dhea levels. It also depends on age. More an issue in women who have gone though menopause. There are meds and non-med options to treat this. ...Read more

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How do you treat excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

How do you treat excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

Hirsutism: Hirsutism in women requires hormonal level tests and genetic history to determine the exact cause. Once the cause is determined then the best possible treatment can be chosen. ...Read more

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Is there any hormonal relation between hair growth of body and the height or weight of men?

Is there any hormonal relation between hair growth of body and the height or weight of men?

Not really, but?: Not really, but in the case of males, obesity increases Estradiol levels, which can suppress testosterone. Hair growth diminshes. In women who have torso obesity, free testosterone levels are higher, and women can experience more hair growth. One final issue:early puberty means hormone levels peak earlier, which leads to hair growth and shorter stature. Delayed puberty, taller people, less early h. ...Read more

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Any conditions that lead to excessive hair growth in men?

Any conditions that lead to excessive hair growth in men?

Very rare: Only hormone producing tumors would cause this effect. These tumors are exceedingly rare. In men, hair growth is genetic and can be progressive over time due to male hormone exposure. So hair may continue to grow and thicken over one's life. ...Read more

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Medical conditions that can leave to excessive hair growth in young males? Like werewolf/

Medical conditions that can leave to excessive hair growth in young males? Like werewolf/

Excessive hair: Excessive hair could be " cultural" or familial. It could be due to high androgen levels from adrenal gland disorders like hyperplasia or tumor. It could also be due to testicular tumors. ...Read more

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I'm a 35 y/o male and for some time now I have noticed that my facial and body hair growth has significantly slow down. Is this part of aging?

I'm a 35 y/o male and for some time now I have noticed that my facial and body hair growth has significantly slow down. Is this part of aging?

Slower hair: growth. This MAY be related to hormone levels. Please see your doc to make sure all is well. Sometimes hair color is changing, i.e., getting gray and it looks like slower growth. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am a 26 yr old male. What can I do to get hair on my chest and increase my facial hair growth?

I am a 26 yr old male. What can I do to get hair on my chest and increase my facial hair growth?

It's genetic: About 5% of men never get chest hair or a good beard. Many (maybe most) women in the us claim they actually prefer this, and such men usually don't have any male pattern baldness. Paul newman, the first hollywood star with really good muscle definition, mentioned having no chest hair and nobody's claiming it detracts from his looks. Embrace what you've got ; who you are, smooth guy. ...Read more

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Does facial hair growth rate stay the same throughout life for males? Or does it change or fluctuate for any reason?

Varies: Facial hair growth will change with time. It can sometimes also change as health changes, and certain medications can alter hair growth, as will changes in nutrition. ...Read more

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