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Female Chin Hair
29 yo female start having hairs chin, (TSH, Testos, FSH, LH, DHEA, hba1c 5.2, fgp 4, 6) normal, Low hdl, irreg periods, no FHX DM or hirsutism, 80kg-17?
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
I'm a female, 27 if I shave my head would it grow back? My hair is so damaged all the way from root to tip I don't see any other options
Shaving head: Yes it will grow backGet a more detailed answer ›
Only cosmetic: CosmeticGet a more detailed answer ›
Various ways: Laser works best for dark hairs since it targets the dark pigment in the root of the hair. Lighter hair is more difficult to remove but with multiple laser sessions is sometimes effective. Often you need to use electrolysis to permanently remove them - find someone with experience, you can also use vaniqua which slows hair growth while it is used regularly. ...Read more
24 year old lady and has fast hair growth on chin and other areas. Need home remedies. Please help!
Hair Removal: The best and easiest way to remove unwanted chin hair is plucking or tweezing. If there are only a couple of hairs on the chin it may be best to get rid of them with a pair of tweezers. This method might be slightly painful but gives you the desired results immediately. Some people even use hair removal creams to eliminate chin hair. ...Read more
Hi I'm a 26 year old female and my hair has been falling out a lot lately. How can I make my scalp & head of hair stronger as I'm afraid of thinning?
Real or not?:
Often hair loss is a subjective experience. However if in fact you are loosing hair at an increased rate, there can by many possible causes. Some of the more common causes are stress, hormones, thyroid abnormalities and autoimmune conditions.
Often the hair will grow back after a stressor; look for new hair growth along the hairline, if it is there that is a good sign. See a doctor for more. ...Read more
I am a 30 year old female & over the past 6 months have noticed my hair noticeably thinning & my head sweats excessively. Can this be a tyroid issue?
I am a 37 yesr old female who has hair growing on my chin and underneath. It started in my mid 20's & is getting worse now; 3-6 hairs every few days.?
Hairy women: Increased hair growth is called hirsuitism. N it is a reaction of certain hair follicle to more circulating androgens in your body either from the ovaries, testosterone. Or from the adrenal glands dhea-s. Or both androstenedione. The most common cause is poly cystic ovarian syndrome. There are many other serious causes, best to see your physician who can work your condition up. ...Read more
Hair growth is increasing slowly on my body. I have to trim monthly. Othrwise they grow much. Head hair falling speedily. I'm 31 years old unmaried female?
Hirsutism + alopecia: Hyperandrogenism may be leading to what sounds like hirsutism (http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/basics/definition/con-20028919) & male pattern baldness (yes, I know you're female: http://goo. Gl/RrYj7U). Maybe I jumped to conclusion & it's hair loss (alopecia) due to excess thyroid hormone or stress or infection or immune system issue. Bottom line, go see Family Doc for eval ...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 female and I seem to be growing a beard. I have thick dark hairs growing on my chin and down my neck. What can I do?
Hirsutism: You should see your GP to be evaluated for endocrine problems. Ovarian or adrenal dysfunction can cause hair growth you describe, or it could be normal. If no problem is found you can consider having the hair removed by cosmetic means. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I'm 28 year old female and have facial hair growth on my chin it has progressively gotten worse and first noticed in 2008, help! I want this to stop!
Are there natural products to use for hair thinning? Also, I believe my head is shrinking. 44 yr old female. I'm concerned...especially about my hair
Well I doubt your: Head is shrinking, but if you are losing hair, it may appear smaller because of less hair on your head. There are a lot of natural supplements out there. I have only done research on the Viviscal supplement with great results. Hope that helps. But I would certainly see dermatologist to make sure you are not losing your hair due to thyroid disease or iron deficiency ...Read more
Lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more
What to do if I'm 21 year old female. My father has lost 90 % of his hair from body as well as head. I'm also losing hair. Which disease is this?
What to do about excessive hair loss of a female only on the head that started in your teen years and still continues into your early 20s? Please help
Hair loss: First have your thyroid activity checked. Another thing to consider is mechanical means such as having tight hair do's, frequent use of a hot curling iron, frequent dyeing of hair and other mechanical insults ...Read more
32 year old female with gray hair everywhere (head, vagina, etc). What is going on? What can be done?
Thirty five yr old female. Pain in the middle of head where soft spot is (was) and hair loss. Should I be concerned?
Alopecia: Many causes of hair loss, but if you have tenderness on the scalp where the hair is falling out, check to make sure your hair styling / hairdo is not pulling on the hair in that area (traction alopecia) - plus, get the area examined by your doctor or a dermatologist. Sometimes localized skin infections (especially fungal infections) can lead to local hair loss and tenderness. ...Read more
Can having extremely negative thoughts for a prolonged period of time lead to balding of the hair on top of the head in females?
Female Hair Loss:
Baldness occurs when hair falls out and normal new hair does not grow in its place. The reason for female pattern baldness is not well understood, but it may be related to:
changes in the levels of androgens (male hormones).
Family history of female pattern hair loss.
Auto immune diseases,
to little iron or b vitamins,
temporary shedding. ...Read more
I am a female, but I have excess hair growing on my chin, on my neck and around my nipples. Anything to stop that? Please help its Embarassing
Hirsutism: Do you also have acne break outs and may be over weight? If you are not genetically prone to hirsutism, you may have Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and should have your doctor perform blood hormone levels and abdominal ultrasound to confirm diagnosis. If confirmed, you will start on antiandrogen treatment, if not, you can seek permanent LASER Hair Reduction. ...Read more
I've been breaking out, noticing darker hair on my neck/chin, & my lady area has been itching. I'm on BCP, what's going on? Also who should I see?
GYN endocrinology: Androgenic changes. If menstrual periods are normal, hormones are probably normal. Genetic factors may be in play. OC progesterone might be a factor. If hormones are normal, no endocrine tumor, then the usual therapy is antiandrogen pill. Spironolactone at 100mg a day is a standard treatment. ...Read more
I am a 35 years old female. My hair are falling rapidly and now my scalp is visible. When my hair falls there is always a white granule at its root. When I scratch my head I find many such granules under my nails. I have been using Minotop for last 4 mont
I have hair on my chin and I am a female. Does this mean I have a hormonal imbalance? My period are normal.
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
I am a 20 year old female who has been absent of MP since February 2015, hair growth on chin and upper lip, deeper voice.?
Not sure of question: Could you please supply more information about what you're asking? ...Read more
Thirty three yr old female. A lot of gray hair everywhere (brows, vagina, chin, etc) why? What can be done? Embarrassing!!!!!
While the age and: ...rate at which we go gray is primarily genetic, excess hair growth in women may have an endocrine basis. I see that you have PCOS. There may be a connection. Anti-androgen medication may limit further growth of unwanted hair. Laser hair removal can permanently remove hair that's already present. A professional hair stylist can color your hair to look both natural & age-appropriate. ...Read more