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Chin Hair Women Causes
Pcos: It means that she has high testosterone state in her body. One of the most common causes of that is polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is associated with irregular periods. There are multiple treatment options for it. The specialists that deal with it are the gynecologist and sometimes the dermatologist. ...Read more
What causes facial hair in women? I'm 21 & hair is growing on chin & jaw area. I'm devastated. : (i had 1 chin hair at 18 now recently I have a lot.
Facial hair: This often is a hormonal imbalance and you need to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Treatment is usually very helpful, so do not wait. ...Read more
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
I'm a 21 year old female who grows hair on my chin and upper lip any cause of that? Is hair laser removal the best thing to do?
Good treatment: For most women, unwanted hair growth is a hereditary trait. Less commonly, it is a result of abnormally elevated male hormone. Laser hair removal is a good choice for either situation; however, if male hormone is elevated, this needs to be addressed by a physician as well. Best wishes! ...Read more
If you are a female (22) suffering from hair loss/hair thinning at the front portion of the head what tests can be carried out to determine the cause?
What is a fibroid capsule? Also, can thyroids and fibroids cause loss of hair-head in african american women?
Capsule: Fibroids are uterine smooth muscle tumors (leiomyomas), and are round tumors without a capsule. Thyroid tumors can be encapsulated. Neither has anything to do with hair loss. However, thyroid disease, both hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) and hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) can result in hair loss. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Facial hair in female? What is the cause and treatment of facial hair on chin and upper lip? (periods are not normal)
What could cause a female to have very thinning hair on head, but increase hair on neck/chin? Thyroid is fine, periods normal. What type of dr to see?
Virilization: Hi. That could be part of a process called virilization, which can also include voice deepening, clitoral enlargement, and...amenorrhea. The fact you're having normal periods would argue against virilization, however. Processes of the ovaries or adrenals are usually involved. You're not being treated with prednisone, are you? How quickly have these changes come on? See your gyn or endocrinology. ...Read more
Absolutely: As a matter of fact, facial pain and pressure are the hallmark symptoms of a sinus infection. You may have started out with "just" a run-of-the-mill cold with mainly nasal drainage and congestion, but sometimes that infection will invade your maxillary and frontal sinuses, causes added facial pain and pressure, along with intense headache/pressure. Try a neti pot, hot steam, warm compresses, naproxen ...Read more
Burning pain in the center of the head? 43 y o woman, more than 1 year feels that burning several times a day, what is the cause?
Daily Headache: The first steps in the management of CHRONIC DAILY HEADACHE are to eliminate the presence of any secondary headache disorder and to diagnose the specific category of CDH involved. Some types of headache are signals of more serious disorders and call for prompt medical care. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Female 26yo with occasional spinning vertigo attacks lasting <5 sec, usually with head movement both in and out of bed. Cause for worry?
Probably BPPV: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is usually due to free-floating crystals (otoliths) in the semicircular canals of the inner ear. The best treatments are manipulations to move the stones, either the Epley or Semont maneuvers - usually done by neurologists or ENTs. If the Epley maneuvers help, you can learn to do them at home with DizzyFIX, a device available on Amazon for $140. ...Read more
17 y/o female: neck pain, headache (constant), head/neck twitch from side to side & up & down. Don't know what caused this but has occurred for 1 week.
Headache & neck pain: This could be caused by an injury to your neck, especially the muscles, or a tension headache. A tension headache affects the back of the head. The muscles that help you tilt your head are a common source of discomfort. Sometimes they are sore after sleeping or during a viral infection. ...Read more
What could cause an 86-year-old woman to hear music in her ears? Does it have to be "all in her head? " symptoms have now passed.
Not unusual: As we age funny things happen like this. As long as the noise is gone and you have no pain in the ear or headache and your blood pressure is within normal I would suggest that you are alright. Should the noise return and take longer to go away then a visit with an ear, nose ; throat physician would be a good idea. ...Read more
My external occipital pre bone at the back of head is swollen and sore should I be worried and what are the causes 31 yrs old and healthy female?
Hello im a 36 year old female ive been having wooziness like my head is moveing and my left ear has a tingly sinsation help cause the anxiety comes?
Wooziness: Your sensation may be due to many things: dehydration (be sure drinking 64oz h20 each day), diet related food sensitivities, migraines/headaches, anxiety (breath into bag if current anxiety: talk to md if anxious), viruses (lyme, etc), new onset diabetes, autoimmune disorder. Consult with us to see how to solve the concern more specifically. See Anti-inflammatory diet on CremerMD@blogspot. Com ...Read more
Age24, female, fungal infectioof ear, no visible discharge, have had 4 suctions, no more deaf, feel irritation in head on affected side but no severe, cause?
See a real DR: I cannot discern the diagnosis and you failed to indicate what treatments were employed. Best see an ENT ear DR or maybe a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can lice cause a fever? I am a 41 y/o woman who has been battling lice that came from kids I babysit. I have two sore spots on my head & a low fever.
Unsteady head, neck tremors what could cause this is a 26 yr old female? Got an x-ray, was told neck bones didn't grow properly. High anxiety, no meds
Recommend concierge: For an answer to your question, consider an individual appointment with a specialist who can review your concerns and xrays. ...Read more
I have been short of breath with head and ear congestion I have had xrays and EKG what causes this I am a 27 year old female?
Probably viral: If you are young and otherwise healthy it is likely a viral syndrome. This may be related to associated reactive airways disease or a possible pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart). A possible but less likely scenario may be an associated weakness of the heart muscle. Would rec. An md with great physical diagnosis skills and possibly an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart). ...Read more
Acute cerebral ataxia in (otherwise) healthy 7-yr-old female: could bronchitis 3 weeks prior be primary cause? Or is it likely head trauma?
Unlikely: Acute cerebellar ataxia has been known to occur shortly after chicken pox infection (cerebellitis). ...Read more
Age30, female. Vitb12=387pg/ml. Vitd 25-oh=19ng/ml.8yrs immense pain on left side body only (head, chest, arm, thigh, foot) root-cause? Other tests? Cure? Taking 16000iu vitd/day, 2500mcg b12/day since 3/14
Chronic L-sided pain: Long term left-sided pain suggests an underlying neurological condition and a visit to a neurologist is suggested. Your vit b level is ok, however your vit d level of 19 is below the hoped for 32. A supplement is suggested of 2000 units per day. With a recheck in a couple of months. ...Read more
What causes constant head press in a healthy woman? Mri brain/neck norm. All blood tests norm, blood pres norm. Pressure is all in the forehead/temple
Can't be exact about:
The cause of headaches because there are several major types, e.g., vascular, sinus, muscular, tension, etc.
Please see you doc so he/she can examine you and give you the proper treatment for the type of headache you have. Consider biofeedback and/or clinical hypnosis (www. Asch. Net). Peace and good health. ...Read more
Minor headache & sleepy no head injury also get breathless just by going up stairs cause? Hist: htn pcos zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone) 205 lbs 17 yrs old female
44 year-old female with a history of DVT and stroke; on Warfarin daily now with right leg swelling and bilateral leg pain.....?
Need good ultrasound study and a cardiac echo: Was there a reason found for the stroke? A clot in the leg may travel to the lung, but should not normally be able to get to the brain. The most likely reason it did is a defect in the heart. An echocardiogram will help sort the heart out, and can guide a repair. A good ultrasound of the legs is necessary to see if there is a recurrent clot. If not, another consideration is Post-Thrombotic Syndrome - failure o the valves in the leg veins from scarring after DVT. Patients with DVT need to wear compression hose daily for at least 2 yrs after DVT to minimize the risk of PTS. ...Read more
Depends on age: It is normal for girls to have fine (vellus) hair on the face. At puberty, some girls will develop a few dark (terminal) hairs as circulating hormones (estrogen, testosterone) increase. Heredity is a strong predictor of facial hair and it is common for women in certain ethnic groups. Heavy facial hair (hirsutism) is abnormal especially if accompanied by voice change, irregular periods and balding. ...Read more
Rogaine, (minoxidil) Propecia: The only two hair growth products currently on the market with real clinical data to support their use are rogaine (minoxidil) (topical) and Propecia (oral). They work by different mechanisms, so I have my patients use both. Rogaine (minoxidil) is otc, Propecia requires a prescription. The downside is that insurance seldom pays for either one; but Propecia is about to go generic, which should lower the price. ...Read more
Check your thyroid: One cause of many, is an under-active (sometimes over-active) thyroid. Have it checked. ...Read more