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24 year old lady and has fast hair growth on chin and other areas. Need home remedies. Please help!

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

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I have hair growth on abdomen. N thick hair growth on chin. N I have under devoloped breasts n this breaks my confidence too much. And im 21. Do I h?

I have hair growth on abdomen. N thick hair growth on chin. N I have under devoloped breasts n this breaks my confidence too much. And im 21. Do I h?

Androgens up: Your testosterone or adrenal hormones are elevated and you need to have a GYN MD determine why with testing. Abdominal and chin hairs grow only with the actions of natural or exogenous male hormones and your lack of breast development says that estrogens are present at very minimal levels. ...Read more

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Thick white stuff comes out of nipples when I mash them. Infertility, painful sex with bleeding sometimes. Hair growth on chin?

Thick white stuff comes out of nipples when I mash them. Infertility, painful sex with bleeding sometimes. Hair growth on chin?

Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by your physician for the concerns you mention above. You need a blood workup so go in fasting and a gyn examination. I specifically would be concerned about PCOS and thyroid disease. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have done my ET on 27th April. On a 2Ww. But experiencing fast hair growth in Chin and upper lips, acne on face. Is it any symptoms or indication?

I have done my ET on 27th April. On a 2Ww. But experiencing fast hair growth in Chin and upper lips, acne on face. Is it any symptoms or indication?

Complex & Individual: Variations are huge. While hair follicles/hair growth do respond to both local blood flow & hormones in different ways in different parts of the body, scientific understanding of how these factors quantitatively influence hair follicle response remain way beyond current medical understanding with any clarity. So yes, an indication, but of what is most anyone's guess. Good luck. ...Read more

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18 yo fem. Dark hair growth on chin. Irreg. Periods. Sometime 2/mon or couple months missed. Bad back pain with pd. Tough time putting in tampon. Why?

18 yo fem. Dark hair growth on chin. Irreg. Periods. Sometime 2/mon or couple months missed. Bad back pain with pd. Tough time putting in tampon. Why?

See on gyn for eval: Sounds like hormonal, imbalance may be the problem. You need a full eval by an on-gyn to determine the answers. Retroverted uterus, endometriosis, sacroiliac dysfunctions and ovarian cysts, can all lead to low back pain, but vaginal dryness and facial hair does sound more like hormones. Make your appointment today. ...Read more

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20 yr old female. Lack of MP since 02/2015, increase dark hair growth on chin and upper lip. Possible Polycyst Ovary Syndrome?

Maybe: Your primary care provider or an OBGYN could pursue some basic testing and confirm or exclude the issue. ...Read more

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A26 f.I have irrigular cycle, blood preasure about150/100.Increased hair growth in chin. U/s show polycystic ovarian changes. Wat the dignosis? Treatment

A26 f.I have irrigular cycle, blood preasure about150/100.Increased hair growth in chin. U/s show polycystic ovarian changes. Wat the dignosis? Treatment

Polycystic ovary: Your condition is called pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome). Pcos usually is associated with irregular periods, acne, excess hair growth face, chest, androgen excess, weight gain, Insulin resistance and infertility. Treatment usually involves heavy exercise, low carbohydrate weight loss diet, and medications e.g. Birth control pills and metformin ...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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I have heavy hair growth on my chin and under legs, what can be the reason? Which type of test will be helpful in diagnosis?

I have heavy hair growth on my chin and under legs, what can be the reason? Which type of test will be helpful in diagnosis?

Hirsutism: There may be a variety of reasons for hair growth that require an endocrine evaluation that can be conducted by your gynecologist or dermatologist prior to considering hair removals- c. ...Read more

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I have a prob of excess hair growth on my chin. Waxing is not fruitful. I had my blood test done, n its hormonal disbalance. I m really upset what to?

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I have a prob of excess hair growth on my chin. Waxing is not fruitful. I had my blood test done, n its hormonal disbalance. I m really upset what to?

This: This condition is called "hirsutism". Many women face this problem due to the hormonal imbalance. If your condition is only restricted to the face, laser therapy is viable option to provide a long lasting result. I would recommend go to an experienced dermatologist who is a laser specialist in your area. Since this can be considered as a cosmetic treatment your insurance will not cover for the treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a 19 yr old female I have thick visible hair growth under my chin and along the jawline. I don't have regular periods and have no other sign of PCOS other than this. Although my elder sister has the PCOS problem. What should I do to resolve my problem

Hi, I am a 19 yr old female I have thick visible hair growth under my chin and along the jawline. I don't have regular periods and have no other sign of PCOS other than this. Although my elder sister has the PCOS problem. What should I do to resolve my problem

Pcos: You need to get your hormone levels checked including testosterone levels you still can have PCOS and it is treatable by oral contraceptives or Metformin if you decide to get pregnant. As you run the risk of uterine and cervical cancer if left untreated, also you can develop diabetes ...Read more

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Does shaving head increases hair growth?

Does shaving head increases hair growth?

No: It appears to grow faster as there's nothing to compare it to. The idea that hair and nails grow on the dead is another myth. ...Read more

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Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Shaving hair: NO, shaving does not "cause" hair growth. The old wives tale that shaving hastens hair growth in adolescence APPEARS to be true because adolescents are at the age when hair growth begins! Also, when you shave hair it becomes prickly, and more noticeable to the touch. The hair follicle beneath the skin does not know whether the hair above it has been cut long, short or completely shaved. ...Read more

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Can one's diet affect the speed of head hair growth?

Can one's diet affect the speed of head hair growth?

Well balanced diet: A well-balanced diet can help promote human hair growth. Vitamin b3 is said to be the backbone of the hair growth process as well as protein since the hair contains high amounts of keratin. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have white hair growth all over my head about 20% and im 21 years old?

I have white hair growth all over my head about 20% and im 21 years old?

Early graying: Whitenting of hair is related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. ...Read more

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I have noticed hair on my chin recently, however I am started on microlite 100/20 microgram pill, will that effect the hair growth?

Yes: Taking birth control pill decreases the amount of free testosterone (hair causing hormone) in your blood stream. So, yes, birth control pills will help to diminish your hair growth. ...Read more

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Hi doctors I have hair growing on my chin, and I use twister to pluck is it right to do so and what do I need to stop hair growth. Thanks?

Several options: You can have electrolysis, laser hair removal, or use a cream called vaniqa to stop unwanted hair growth. ...Read more

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Will shaving my beard and body hair help promote or quicken my head hair growth?

Will shaving my beard and body hair help promote or quicken my head hair growth?

No: Shaving hair on one part of the body doesn't make hair on the other parts grow any faster or more then it normally would. ...Read more

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Lipoma removed 2 days ago, section of head still numb not near incision. Will numb go away? If not will it hurt my hair growth in the numb area?

Lipoma removed 2 days ago, section of head still numb not near incision. Will numb go away? If not will it hurt my hair growth in the numb area?

Scalp numbness: Skin nerves can be indirectly or directly affected by surgery. Depending on the location of the surgery (especially along the back of the head near the neck), scalp nervses can become temporarily or permanently numb. It can take some months for sensation to return too. Nerve sensation to the scalp would not be related to hair loss. ...Read more

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I heard there's hormonal pills for hirsutism.. excessive hair growth, I'm black and I was wondering do these pills stop hair growth on head as well?

No: No, they work on the areas where the hair follicle is sensitive to (male) hormones by inhibiting the effect of testosterone which accelerates growth. In the case of the head (scalp) hair the excessive testosterone effect leads to hair falling (androgenetic alopecia) and this can be mitigated by the anti hirsutism pills. Thus these pills would slow head hair falling, not slow hair growth on head. ...Read more

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Circle white bald spots on your head with no hair growth?

Circle white bald spots on your head with no hair growth?

Alopecia: It seems like you might have alopecia areata which is a disorder where the immune system destroys the hairs. It can often be successfully treated by your dermatologist. They will also want to check to be sure that no other autoantibodies exist in your body. Go see your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm losing my hairs just on both sides of my head. What can I do/use to prevent hair loss and promote new hair growth? I'm 26yr..

I'm losing my hairs just on both sides of my head. What can I do/use to prevent hair loss and promote new hair growth? I'm 26yr..

Rogaine (minoxidil): I usually prescribe rogaine, (minoxidil) but it depends on the severity. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so they can make a proper diagnosis and give you more suggestions that best suit you. ...Read more

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I have hirsutism and fear taking meds to lose hair growth on my head instead of my buttocks and face. Help.

I have hirsutism and fear taking meds to lose hair growth on my head instead of my buttocks and face. Help.

Don't be affraid: You should take your medication. It will regulated your hormones and reduce your body hair without causing you to lose hair from your scalp. In fact, if you don't take your meds, the hormones in your body could cause you to lose hair on your scalp. ...Read more

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I experience constant fatigue, sudden facial hair growth. Hair on my head is shedding/breaking. Skin-overactive withacne. I'm on the low birth control?

I experience constant fatigue, sudden facial hair growth. Hair on my head is shedding/breaking. Skin-overactive withacne. I'm on the low birth control?

Your symptoms/signs: Could be from hormonal imbalance or a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome. It could also be caused by thyroid dysfunction. This would need to be evaluated by a doctor in an office with an exam and blood work to be checked. ...Read more

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No periods since november, constant arousal with no release, head aches, constant wetness, ache, weight gain and excessive hair growth. What is this?

No periods since november, constant arousal with no release, head aches, constant wetness, ache, weight gain and excessive hair growth. What is this?

See endocrinologist: Hi. Sounds like sudden onset of multiple symptoms. Please have screening tests for adrenal androgens, cortisol, and testosterone. See your doctor or an endocrinologist. You may have an adrenal or ovarian problem. ...Read more

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Is there is any oils like eruvamatin which helps in the growth of hair in bald head?

Is there is any oils like eruvamatin which helps in the growth of hair in bald head?

Not likely to help: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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How can u treat thinning hair in front of ur head what cn I used to re grow my hair?

How can u treat thinning hair in front of ur head what cn I used to re grow my hair?

There are many: Possible causes for thinning hair or baldness. A medical workup will help to determine the source. If the reason is determined then it might be possible to develop a treatment program that targets the cause. ...Read more

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