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Doctor insights on: I Am On Depo Shot Now With Extra Facial Hair Growth And Low Sex Drive Is This Related To Depo

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I am on Depo-Provera 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 (Definition)

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


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Low sex drive can't grow facial hair no energy or ability to build muscle trouble staying erect sometimes?

Low sex drive can't grow facial hair no energy or ability to build muscle trouble staying erect sometimes?

Testosterone: Start by having your doctor check a testosterone level ANS some basic labs. Hope this gives you an idea of where to start. Good luck! ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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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While taking low-ogestrel, is facial hair growth common?

While taking low-ogestrel, is facial hair growth common?

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

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Can you tell me how long until prednisone causes facial hair growth?

Can you tell me how long until prednisone causes facial hair growth?

It's unpredictable: I trust you're taking Prednisone for a good reason as it's dangerous and nasty stuff. Some women get facial hair growth as one of many side effects, and it's probably the least troublesome of the bunch. The Best talk with your own physicain. ...Read more

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Please help, how much protein intake would I need to take for it to effect my facial hair growth?

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

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Will aloe vera gel cause facial hair growth?

Will aloe vera gel cause facial hair growth?

No: Use of aloe vera won't cause you to grow a beard. It can strip of hair/ skin of residue and sebum. It can also sitmulate blood ciruculation. ...Read more

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Help can applying acne cream on face reduce facial hair growth?

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

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I have adrenal gland problems and facial hair growth, do I have cancer?

I have adrenal gland problems and facial hair growth, do I have cancer?

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

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Will taking zinc and magnesium pills help build my testosterone levels for facial hair growth?

Will taking zinc and magnesium pills help build my testosterone levels for facial hair growth?

No: Facial hair growth is more complex than just testosterone. Growth depends on the genes you inherited. Zinc and magnesium do not increase testosterone. Facial hair does not the person make. Be happy with who you are. ...Read more

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Could tretinoin cause hair growth? I heard from some women who experienced facial hair growth from using it, is that possible?

Could tretinoin cause hair growth? I heard from some women who experienced facial hair growth from using it, is that possible?

Maybe: Read the package insert for listed side effects. Hair loss is mentioned as well as skin changes but not specifically hair growth.

Everyone's body reacts differently so it is possible that some women may have experienced what you say and that sdoes not mean all will. ...Read more

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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)

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

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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?

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?

Androgens, PCOS/hair: The male hormones(androgens) that the PCOS produces will enhance hair growth throughout the body where male hair growth occurs genetically. In other words, facial, chest and diamond shaped pubic hair when the effects are excessive. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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Do chemical face products from internet cause facial hair growth?

Do chemical face products from internet cause facial hair growth?

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 men’s rogaine® foam, rogaine® continues to lead the way in topical products. Try it on your face. ...Read more

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I heard you can get increased facial hair growth with bc pills?

I heard you can get increased facial hair growth with bc pills?

You heard right!: Yes, it can happen, with certain bc pills with high hormone contents. Your gynecologist can change you to a lower-level pill. But there are lots of other causes of facial hair growth; don't assume it's the pill without letting your doctor rule out other causes. ...Read more

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What homeopathic medicine is best to use for facial hair growth?

What homeopathic medicine is best to use for facial hair growth?

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

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Can serum of evion 400 be applied on skin directly, does it lead to facial hair growth??? N

Can serum of evion 400 be applied on skin directly, does it lead to facial hair growth??? N

Waste of money: Alpha tocopherol can be applied to skin. It is Vitamin E. It will not stimulate hair growth. It has no value except it is oily. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more

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Will higher testosterone lead to an increase in facial hair growth?

Will higher testosterone lead to an increase in facial hair growth?

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

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Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

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

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Does aloe very increase facial hair growth and how do you get rid of facial hair?

Does aloe very increase facial hair growth and how do you get rid of facial hair?

Facial hair: Aloe Vera doesn't help. Some options:
Plucking.
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.
Threading.
Depilatory Creams
Topical Prescriptions
Laser Hair Removal — very popular method Electrolysis. ...Read more

Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more