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I have PCOS. On Metformin 1750 XR. Shall I take Aldactone for hirsute? How does it help with it? What’s the daily dose accordingly? Side effects??
It will help you: 50-100 mgs a dayGet a more detailed answer ›
Genetics: Some ethnicities have more than others; within each, the amount of hair varies considerably. Male hormones are required to express the tendency, and a woman with some extra male hormones may remain a functioning woman but have more hair than a smooth man. Some folks like more body hair, some prefer smooth; more men are now keeping it trimmed for comfort / convenience. ...Read more
Male display: Most species have some feature that helps distinguish males from females. For us, the lower face and body hair follicles respond to testosterone; high levels produce growth of thick hairs in many (not all) men. The evolution of such characteristics is often puzzling. This essay seems reasonable http://www. Abc. Net. Au/science/articles/2009/09/08/2679925.Htm. ...Read more
I am not a hairy person, but would like to grow my beards, what should I do to make it grow well?
At this point: In your life there is really nothing to do if you have never had a full beard. If you have had a full beard and do not now and also have other symptoms of low testosterone such as fatigue, low Indio, muscle loss, etc. I would see your doctor for a testosterone check and exam, a thyroid panel should also be included. ...Read more
Yes: If the hair does not go away after several months, or is limited to a tuft of hair on the lower back, bring this to the attention of your physician. The first may just be familial, or could be related to a number of problems. The second could indicate a problem with the spine. ...Read more
Varied.: In one long-term study the 10-year rates of relapse were 48 and 42 percent for subjects initially treated with cladribine or pentostatin, respectively. So it depends on treatment. Good news is that remission rates on relapse with treatment are also high (Medicine still works if it comes back). ...Read more
Oral Medicine Dentis: Hairy leukoplakia is associated with advanced hiv, but is rarely seen now when patients are treated with anti-retroviral therapy. Oral candida, with white patches on the tongue and oral mucosa, as a similar appearance, but can be scraped off. Dry mouth can lead to white hairy tongue. A number of other lesions have white appearances and should be evaluated by a qualified dentist. ...Read more
Oral brush biopsy: Has been used as a screening modality before excisional biopsy. ...Read more
One is...: Manual removal w/ waxing or for more permanent reduction, consider laser hair removal. ...Read more
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
Would discuss this: With your pharmacists who may have some insights about how to proceed. ...Read more
Please help! I want to be in relationship like other normal men. Any easy ways to reduce excess hairiness?
Let's talk: You're looking for somebody special, and there's already somebody right for you. Many women prefer a hairy man, most men are at least a little bit jealous, and the vast majority of women care only about who you are. And you could already have shaved yourself. Why not talk to some sensible folks -- anyone from a therapist to dad -- about what's really getting in the way of your finding romance? ...Read more
Why hairy body?! I m only 16 and its too much for me hair here and there and I even shaves my mustach everytime
You're male, right?:
Hey buddy -- Count yourself lucky. Most of your male friends are at least a little bit jealous. This is what Mother Nature gave you. You have the option of leaving it as is, "manscaping" yourself (fashionable shaving), or laser-elecrolysis if it truly turns you off. I suggest you wait until you're in a stable marriage and let your wife decide. She might totally love your fur rug. Enjoy being you.