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Doctor insights on: Reasons For Hair Growth On Chin In Women

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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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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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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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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 facial hair growth rate stay the same throughout life for males? Or does it change or fluctuate for any reason?

Does facial hair growth rate stay the same throughout life for males? Or does it change or fluctuate for any reason?

Varies: Facial hair growth will change with time. It can sometimes also change as health changes, and certain medications can alter hair growth, as will changes in nutrition. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with hypothyrodism month ago and the dr told me I had it long time ago! Could it be the reason for slow facial hair growth?

I was diagnosed with hypothyrodism month ago and the dr told me I had it long time ago! Could it be the reason for slow facial hair growth?

Could be: A thyroid disorder can affect facial hair growth. Now that you have been diagnosed, take the proper treatment and shaving often can help build up sturdy hair follicles and hopefully start to bring in a more mature thicker hair growth on your facial area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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2 weeks out from ACL reconstructive surgery, & operated leg has much faster hair growth than before op & than other leg. What's the reason for this?

2 weeks out from ACL reconstructive surgery, & operated leg has much faster hair growth than before op & than other leg. What's the reason for this?

Hair growth: Increased blood supply could cause an increased rate of growth. The hair on our legs is affected by clothes we wear rubbing on legs especially jeans. If you aren't covering that leg yet that may be why it seems to be growing faster. ...Read more

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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?

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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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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On the chin areas, I am experience a sudden growth of visible facial hair from last few months. What's the reason behind it and how can I reduce it.

On the chin areas, I am experience a sudden growth of visible facial hair from last few months. What's the reason behind it and how can I reduce it.

Endocrinologist: If you are developing significant amounts of hair in nonsexual areas like the face, arms, legs there could be hormonal problems with an excess of male (androgens) hormones and an evaluation by an endocrinologist is advisable. If it's not a sizeable amount of unwanted hair, you could consult a cosmetologist for advice. ...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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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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Is dht produced by masturbation? Or there is some other reason as well? How we can stop it without drugs to get better growth of hair?

Is dht produced by masturbation? Or there is some other reason as well? How we can stop it without drugs to get better growth of hair?

No worries: If masturbation (think of it as: sex without another person there) causes hormonal problems, then "sex with another person there" would cause the same hormonal problems. If one were to avoid masturbation (due to worries about losing hair), it would also mean avoiding "sex with another person" (as one should have the same worries in that situation). Thus, no worries. Live life. ...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