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I Am On Depo Shot Now With Extra Facial Hair Growth And Low Sex Drive Is This Related To Depo
I am on Depo-Provera shot. Now with extra facial hair growth and low sex drive. Is this related to depo?
Yes: Facial hair and decreased sex drive can both be side effects of the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot but the shot is extremely effective at preventing pregnancy. There are ways of dealing with the side effects but if they are intolerable, see your doctor to discuss alternative forms of birth control. ...Read more
Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more
Low sex drive can't grow facial hair no energy or ability to build muscle trouble staying erect sometimes?
I am 20, I feel like I have low sex drive and erection problems. I never had any before a year. My facial hair grow at a slow rate. Can it be infertility?
Possibly hormonal: Unusual at age 20. Could be a hormonal issue (e.g., low testosterone) or many other things. See your doctor, have an open and honest discussion, and get a good medical workup. You may need to follow up with an endocrinologist, but a discussion with your primary care doctor would be a good starting point. ...Read more
19, hard to get/maintain erection, low sex drive, try to stay active but always sleepy after meals, little to no chest hair/ patchy facial hair?
This is serious: You need a full workup by a competent physician with some specialty interest. You describe social anxiety; if you have some disorder preventing you from becoming a complete man (XXY, pituitary adenoma, any of dozens of others), it's cruel to miss what may well be an underlying cause. Don't accept a workup that doesn't lead to a diagnosis that makes sense to you. ...Read more
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
Low-Oegestrel: Low-ogestrel can cause excessive hairiness but this side effect is infrequent. ...Read more
It should not, unles: It should not cause this but for one reason: low-dose estrogen can lower the production of sex-hormone binding globulin by the liver, which might increase free testosterone levels. All these can be checked out by your pcp, enodcrinologist, or metabolism specialists. ...Read more
Not aware of this: I've not heard that this is effective ...Read more
Please help, how much protein intake would I need to take for it to effect my facial hair growth?
That may not make a : Proteins may not make any difference as long as you are eating well and are otherwise healthy. Hair growth is influenced by your hormone levels which are made in your testes and adrenal glands. If you need further advise about this subject, you should consult an endocrinologist. Y your. ...Read more
Whoa: Topical acne meds -- benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinoic acid derivatives -- won't improve the facial hair situation. Especially if you're a young woman, a hormonal problem sufficient to cause facial hair growth can be a serious thing and your physician must address this. Get unwanted facial hair removed professinoally if you wish -- electrolysis, laser. ...Read more
It depends: Adrenal glands are a source of hormone production, one of these hormones is a male hormone. So if the gland is enlarged it can cause excess production of hormones. It can be a benign adenoma or rarely, it is due to cancer of the adrenal gland. You need to see a physician. A simple ct scan of the abdomen can show your adrenal gland size and shape, which is how the proper diagnosis can be made ...Read more
Could tretinoin cause hair growth? I heard from some women who experienced facial hair growth from using it, is that possible?
Does lemon discourage the facial hair growth when applied to skin to avoid acne? I am 18 years old and hardly had some facial hair (30/100)
Lemon Juice: Lemon juice is a home remedy for acne treatment and is inexpensive compared to the acne products at stores. Lemons contain a natural astringent and antibacterial agent that acts as an exfoliant to help remove dead skin cells faster and prevent clogged pores. Lemon juice is not a substitute for medical treatment. Lemon juice does not inhibit hair growth. ...Read more
Other than facial hair growth can PCOD also result in excessive hair growth on other parts of the body like hands? Does it have long-lasting effects?
Have noticed a marked slowdown in the rate of my facial hair growth. Is this a normal part of aging?
NO: You are still thirty-three years young, this is definitely not part of "aging" your age, please see your doctor for a more thorough assessment. ...Read more
I'm 18 and still I don't have any facial hair growth. And I have not yet tried any medicine or other ways to grow. So please help my problem?
Maybe it's you!: Around 5% of men never do get a decent beard or much chest hair. Nowadays, many (most?) women claim they prefer this, and such guys don't go bald. Joel Kinneman (photo) isn't complaining, and neither did Paul Newman, the first Hollywood star to show off a truly fit body. Be grateful for whatever Nature gave you, and make lifelong fitness a habit -- you'll look fantastic even with no beard. ...Read more
Hair growth: *in a clinical study (n=352) of twice daily use of men's rogaine® foam vs. Placebo. With more than 20 years of results and over 20, 000 people in clinical trials, rogaine® is the #1 dermatologist-recommended brand for hair regrowth. Rogaine (minoxidil) helps reverse the progression of hereditary hair loss, and with mens rogaine® foam, rogaine® continues to lead the way in topical products. Try it on your face. ...Read more
I am 19 passed and I am having a very weak facial hair growth. Is there any method to increase my facial hair growth. Please reply.
No- checkup: Have your free testosterone and growth hormones checked. Wait 1 full year- varies from man to man. ...Read more
Wrong question : Homeopathy doesn't directly treat facial hair. It impacts underlying disturbances of your healing system that result in your symptoms -- one of which is facial hair. It's individualized, and a remedy that helps one person may not help others. An experienced homeopath would need to take your case and prescribe a deep-acting remedy. An endocrinology consult would also be wise, for hormonal issues. ...Read more
Not if you're 47yo!: At 47yo, you should be past puberty such that (additional) testosterone will not "speed up puberty". Go see your family doc & explain what you want as "speed up puberty" is too general. As for getting a beard, this is related to genetics. Yes, excess testosterone can cause facial & body hair in women, but it can also lead to acne & scalp hair loss etc in both genders. Be careful what you wish! ...Read more
No: Rogaine (minoxidil) only acts directly where it is applied. Men put it on their scalp in the front receding hairline area of in the back circle of hair loss. Women get more of a female pattern baldness when is overall equal hair loss from the entire scalp. You may use rogaine (minoxidil) for this, but be sure to wash your hands so you don't transfer it to areas where you don't want hair growth to be encouraged! ...Read more
Aloe Vera doesn't help. Some options:
Shaving. While shaving may be less commonly used on the face than the aforementioned options, it's the way many women choose to remove their facial hair.
Laser Hair Removal — very popular method Electrolysis. ...Read more
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