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Do Women Have Hair On Their Stomachs
Information: Sometimes yes, but not in large amounts. ...Read more
I am a female with coarse dark hair growing all over my body, stomach back, butt and everywhere. It is very embarrassing. Is this normal? Any remedies
Need to be checked: This could be hereditary or could be a sign of another disorder. It can be due to excess hormones called androgens. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common cause of this in women vs less common causes such as cushings syndrome. You should have your hormone levels checked. ...Read more
It may be normal: Genetic factor plays a major role when it comes to hair. It is not unusual to have hair grow in locations you mentioned. Some women will have increased hair in ununsual places due to hormone imbalance (androgen excess) or rarely due to hormone producing tumor. If hair growth is rapid and associated with other symptoms, it may represent something more serious. ...Read more
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
I am a 16 year old female and I have recently found hair growing on my chin, stomach and chest. Why could that be?
See below: This can be caused by many things. First, are you overweight or obese? If so or you eat a lot of meat (esp red meat), your body is making more steroid hormones than it needs to, particularly testosterone (women need this too) - that will cause excess hair on the face and chest. Second, are your periods regular - if not, see your gynecologist for an evaluation. Third, it may be partly genetic. ...Read more
28 female woke up one morning with stubby black hair all over my stomach (literally over night) is it hormones shld I be concerned?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I'm female. In2008-09testosterone to change sex, but I change my mind. All excessive hair falled except face. No hair on legs and abdomen but beard. Why?
I am a 26 year old female and I am growing hair on my nipples, stomach and moustache like a guy. Why and what can I do to get rid of it completely?
I am 21 unmarried female. I get periods regularly every month only for 3 days is it fine? . I am overweight & hv hair on chest, abdomen& upper lips.
Female-19, dark, thick hair on stomach. No other symptoms of PCOS, healthy BMI. Waxed a few times, and still won't go away. Is this normal? Removal?
Hypertrichosis?: 19 year old young lady with patch of dark thick hair on stomach. When did this start? At birth? Studies show that hypertrichosis must be differentiated from hirsutism, which is hair growth caused by excessive androgens. You should have an evaluation for hirsutism/PCOS but also for hypertrichosis with a dermatologist. Hypertrichosis can be local/generalized, congenital/caused by drugs/medical issues ...Read more
I am 21 year old female. I have quite dark and noticible hair on arms. I also have some hair on my chest and stomach. It looks dark and short when I a?
Dark arm hair: Suspect it runs in your family. I would look at all relatives arms you age and ask women in your family if they had the sam problem when your age. ...Read more
Thirty four yr old female. Hair growth under chin and stomach. What could be the cause? Birth control? Or something else? Should I be concerned?
I get lot of hair on my chest and stomach. I m 20 year old female. I get my periods regularly. Wat tests should be done to check d hormonal imbalance?
I'm a 17 year old female, am not overweight, have hair on chest and stomach, although lately ive been growing hair on chin. What could be causing this and cannot getting enough sleep, play a role?
Female with excessive sweating that smells and hair growth on stomach chest back and side burns. What causes this?
Female. Regular periods. Normal BMI. Why do I have lots of thick black hair on my stomach, inner thighs, bum? Many people say it is normal
Hair growth in women: 19 year old young lady with thick black hair growth on stomach, inner thighs, gluteal area. Hirsutism can be due to excessive androgens or a family trait. Hirsutism must be differentiated from hypertrichosis. Both can be caused by serious medical conditions that can affect your fertility and may be a manifestation of a medical process requiring investigation. Please get a full exam. Good luck. ...Read more
Am 21 female. Get periods regularly every month only for 3 days also have hair on chest, abdomen & upper lips. Ultrasound normal. Do I have PCOS?
Could be: Hi. It sounds like you may have some androgen excess syndrome, although with your periods normal, it also just could be your genetics. Is the hair recent? The most common androgen excess syndromes would be PCOS, nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome, and tumors of the ovaries or adrenals. Ask your doc for a referral to an endocrinologist for an evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
Symptoms - severe weight and hair loss, yellow skin color, severe lower abdomen pain 38 year old female and remission in non-hodgkins lymphoma
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19, female. Anxiety and depression. From panicking I can feel one hard pump of the heart through my neck, head, and stomach. It kinda hurts. High bp?
Could depression kill an elderly woman (85 years)not talking&walking& difficulty in swallowing&having pain sometimes her stomach or head or her back.
Sounds like the lady: ...in question had many debilities and co-morbidities which themselves could have contributed to her depressed mood. ...Read more
Hi I am a 23yo female and I have stomach pain and nausea head aches and my urine is greenish with mucus have pcos and insulin resistance?
This is a very: Dangerous behavior. It can cause an obstruction in your GI tract due to a bezoar formation. Please get professional help for this. ...Read more
Not sure what?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Whenever I color my hair I have very severe pain in my abdomen. N I have to take vovron injection to relieve pain. Docs say no relation in color n pain?
Arthritis?: That pain med is most used for very severe arthritic pain. Hair dye has been being studied for possible role in making arthritis worse for decades. It's still uncertain, but your experience is what counts! Go beyond the time you would usually color your hair and see if the pain does not come. Then consider searching for alternative to dye - henna maybe? Or natural! Best! ...Read more
Yes: Common areas for men to have laser hair removal include the back, chest, and abdomen. Laser hair treatments typically are performed in a series of 5 to 6 treatments to get the best results. ...Read more
Sure. ..: Well, to be more precise, it depends on what you define as "stomach problems." Malabsorption of essential nutrients affects many (and varied) functions within the body. Here's an article which might useful. Hope it helps! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/malabsorption#Overview1 ...Read more