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Doctor insights on: Can Lymohoma Cause Excessive Hair Growth

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Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

A malignancy developing in the lymphocytes of lymph glands. They present as an enlarging node that continues to grow and then ...Read more


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What could cause excessive hair growth on my chin and back as a female under 30-years-old?

What could cause excessive hair growth on my chin and back as a female under 30-years-old?

Could be PCOS ...: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is the #1 cause of unwanted hair. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular/no periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones 3. Ultrasound appearance of polycystic ovaries: high volumes or antral follicle counts. Adrenal gland problems can also cause xs hair. See an OB or rei / fertility md. ...Read more

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Can protein deficiency cause excessive hair growth?

Can protein deficiency cause excessive hair growth?

Usually the opposite: Low protein intake is often the cause of hair loss. However, the quality of the protein and overall nutritional health can impact greatly the ability to grow hair. Excessive hair growth is usually not the result of vitamin or nutritional deficits. ...Read more

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What causes excessive hair growth in anorexic people?

What causes excessive hair growth in anorexic people?

Anorexia: Excessive hair called lanugo hair is result of poor nutrition and hormonal changes. ...Read more

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What causes excessive hair growth ? And how we can stop it ?

What causes excessive hair growth  ? And how  we can stop it ?

Several causes: In your age group several potential causes for excessive hair growth are 1st- genetics (not much to do about that one in this part of the 21st century), 2nd- hormonal irregularities (see endocrinologist), 3rd could be medication. Some drugs such as Dilantin can cause unwanted hair growth in normally UN-hairy individuals. If cause is not identified then, electrolysis or laser are good txs. ...Read more

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May i ask how isotretinoin causes excessive hair growth to the face and body? This happened to me following ingestion of one 20mg cap. Vellus hairs.

May i ask how isotretinoin causes excessive hair growth to the face and body? This happened to me following ingestion of one 20mg cap. Vellus hairs.

Isotretinoin & hair: Isotretinoin is not known for causing hair growth. Some people that take Isotretinoin may experience hair shedding, a type of hair loss called telogen effluvium. That happens after a time of taking isotretinoin. One tablet of Isotretinoin does not provide enough concentration in the blood to cause symptoms. Please consult your dermatologist regarding new hair growth. ...Read more

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What causes excessive hair growth on a woman's stomach after baby?

What causes excessive hair growth on a woman's stomach after baby?

Most likely PCOS: There are a few conditions that can cause unwanted hair growth in women (hirsuitism). Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is the most common, affecting 8-10% of women. Hair growth in the midline of the body (face, chin, lower stomach, back) can be due to pcos. Weight gain can make pcos symptoms worse. We diagnose pcos with blood tests and a sonogram, and treatments can reduce the hair growth. ...Read more

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I have excessive hair growth and is getting worse . I also have majority of my fat in my belly but regular periods.What could be causes of this?

I have excessive hair growth and is getting worse . I also have majority of my fat in my belly but regular periods.What could be causes of this?

Possibilities: Several possibilities, you'd need to be tested to get a firm idea. With regular periods, most specialists would agree you do not have pcos. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia or idiopathic hirsutism are two other possibilities, but there are more. Your doctor can help you. ...Read more

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How to control excessive hair growth?

How to control excessive hair growth?

Depends: On where it is - face? See an endocrinologist to determine the cause first. Treatment will follow from the reason you have too much hair. ...Read more

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Help. My problem is excessive hair growth on my face.?

Help. My problem is excessive hair growth on my face.?

Could be PCOS: The most common cause is polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos which affects about 8 to 10% of women. Simple blood tests and an ultrasound scan of the ovaries are needed to diagnose this condition and check for rarer causes of hair growth like adrenal gland problems. Birth control pills, anti-testosterone medications or vaniqa can reduce facial hair growth. See a rei specialist or ob/gyn for help. ...Read more

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Why do anorexic girls have excessive hair growth on faces?

Why do anorexic girls have excessive hair growth on faces?

Several reasons: There can be several reasons for that. The thyroid hormone may be abnormal and can cause changes in hair patterns. More commonly, the absolute amounts of female hormones are much lower and therefore the relative amounts of male hormones are usually higher and may cause those changes. ...Read more

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What can be done for excessive hair growth on a female?

What can be done for excessive hair growth on a female?

Find cause & treat: The most common cause of xs hair is polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos, which affects 8-10% of women. We diagnose pcos with an ultrasound scan & blood tests, looking for adrenal gland problems or other causes. Treatments may involve: birth control pills to lower free testosterone in the blood, anti-androgen medications like spironolactone, vaniqa cream, electrolysis or laser hair removal. ...Read more

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Excessive hair growth for a female? How much is too much?

Excessive hair growth for a female? How much is too much?

Hirsutism: Excessive hair is usually defined as a male-pattern. This would include hair around the nipples, midline of the abdomen, inner thigh, arms, legs, back, buttock, face, chin, sideburns, upper lip. ...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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Could becker's naevus at a part of body leads to excessive hair growth over all parts?

Could becker's naevus at a part of body leads to excessive hair growth over all parts?

No: Whether you get a Becker's (only about 1 guy in 200 is so fortunate) and whether you're hairy over the rest of your body are independent. I hope you like whatever Mother Nature gave you. Richard Gere loves his Becker's, and most of your male friends are at least a little bit jealous if you're super-hairy. You can shave, but consider leaving the Becker's along; many folks will think it's way-cool ...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 have excessive hair growth on my leg ? What can I do to slow or stop the leg hair growth ? Please tell me some natural ways to stop it ?

I have excessive hair growth on my leg ? What can I do to slow or stop the leg hair growth ? Please tell me some natural ways to stop it ?

Hair removal: Epilation and threading are the most common ways of dealing with unwanted hair. You can have a dermatologist also laser it off but it takes several sessions. ...Read more

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How come some moles have excessive hair growth?

How come some moles have excessive hair growth?

Good question: Remember, we all have hair all over our bodies. So pretty much all moles will have a hair follicle within them. Sometimes these hairs are a little coarser/thicker than the surrounding hairs. We don't really know why that happens but it is pretty common and does not mean anything bad. ...Read more