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Reasons For Hair Growth On Chin In Women
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 am a 20 year old female who has been absent of MP since February 2015, hair growth on chin and upper lip, deeper voice.?
Not sure of question: Could you please supply more information about what you're asking? ...Read more
20 yr old female. Lack of MP since 02/2015, increase dark hair growth on chin and upper lip. Possible Polycyst Ovary Syndrome?
Maybe: Your primary care provider or an OBGYN could pursue some basic testing and confirm or exclude the issue. ...Read more
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
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
I'm 28 year old female and have facial hair growth on my chin it has progressively gotten worse and first noticed in 2008, help! I want this to stop!
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
Does facial hair growth rate stay the same throughout life for males? Or does it change or fluctuate for any reason?
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
My body hair growth is suddenly decreasing. There is one small hairless patch on leg. What is the reason? I'm 20Female.
HAIRLESS LEG PATCH:
WITHOUT SEEING THIS PATCH, ITS HARD TO TELL.
SUGGESTION: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
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
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
Suffering from pcod. Can I wax till d medication completes and permanent removal option comes for me? Will it increase hair growth on chin and neck?
Waxing: Waxing is an acceptable treatment option for unwanted hair growth in patients with PCOD ...Read more
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
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
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
I have a excess hair growth on chin and have a polycystic ovaries which is best doctor to get treated and get my preganancy?
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
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
2 days before I tonsured, when seeing my head lots of white patches are seemed, but not itching, when I touched it I feels smooth nd no hair growth tr?
Re-phrase the questi: I am sorry, but I just do not understand your question. Please re-phrase it. I just do not understand what you are asking. ...Read more
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
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
What do you suggest if my facial hair growth is very slow and very patchy few hairs on chin and incomplete stache and pathetic sideburns!?
Hi. I have dark and coarse hair on my chin and I have tried waxing, threading, tweezing etc to reduce the hair growth. Can you please help me?
Those methods do: Not stop hair growth. YOu may need electrolysis ...Read more
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
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