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Doctor insights on: How To Stop Growth Of Hair On Chest And Bums

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Abnormal body hair growth on my chest / shoulders. What is it?

Abnormal body hair growth on my chest / shoulders. What is it?

Abnormal Hair Growth: In general, abnormal hair growth is caused by hormonal imbalances that produce too much testosterone. Such imbalances can be caused by a variety of issues, including adrenal gland disorders, drugs or even genetic conditions. ...Read more

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I am a 26 yr old male. What can I do to get hair on my chest and increase my facial hair growth?

I am a 26 yr old male. What can I do to get hair on my chest and increase my facial hair growth?

It's genetic: About 5% of men never get chest hair or a good beard. Many (maybe most) women in the us claim they actually prefer this, and such men usually don't have any male pattern baldness. Paul newman, the first hollywood star with really good muscle definition, mentioned having no chest hair and nobody's claiming it detracts from his looks. Embrace what you've got ; who you are, smooth guy. ...Read more

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Do biotin supplements cause hair growth on face and chest?

Do biotin supplements cause hair growth on face and chest?

No: Biotin is a suppliant alleged to aid in hair growth it doesn't make hair grow any where special but if you are predisposed to hair in those areas it might enhance what you have ...Read more

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Please what is the best treatment for black spots on the face and chest? Also, what is the best thing to do to improve hair growth? And prevent break

Comedones: These are most likely comedies and may be related to sebaceous activity which may be improved with retinoids or a skin care regimen with gentle exfoliation and a non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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Should you really try minoxidil on your chest for hair growth? I heard it could be dangerous as it messes with blood pressure etc.

Should you really try minoxidil on your chest for hair growth? I heard it could be dangerous as it messes with blood pressure etc.

Chest hair: DO NOT TRY MINOXIDIL or anything else without discussing this with your doctor. If you have a hair growth problem at your age you might want to see a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does having pcos make me completely infertile? Also, I have the irregular hair growth, which concerns me. It appears around my chest, back and face.

Does having pcos make me completely infertile? Also, I have the irregular hair growth, which concerns me. It appears around my chest, back and face.

No: Pcos does decrease fertlity but in no way should you take that to mean you cannot get pregnant. Unfortunately the hair growth is not reversible, once you develop dark, terminal hair, the only way to get rid of it is shaving, laser, wax, cosmetic treatments. It may be helpful to go on oral contraceptives as this can help decrease your testosterone level which is the cause of the excess hair. ...Read more

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Can a high level dhea cause wgt gain in the abd area? Re 4 dhea test.. pcos, Irregular periods, hair growth(neck, chest, stomach and legs), bone ache

Can a high level dhea cause wgt gain in the abd area? Re 4 dhea test.. pcos, Irregular periods, hair growth(neck, chest, stomach and legs), bone ache

PCOS: If you have PCOS, it's the metabolic syndrome that's driving your weight gain, not the DHEA. The DHEA causes acne, hair growth where it's not supposed to be, hair loss on the head and heavy/prolonged periods. ...Read more