Doctor insights on: What causes hair growth on the penis

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Can medicine cause hair growth on the penis?

Can medicine cause hair growth on the penis?

Possibly: A number of different medications have the potential side effect of increased body hair growth. They, but are not limited to, minoxidil, finasteride, phenytoin, cyclosporine, androgens, danazol, methyldopa, and anabolic steroids. ...Read more

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Can I take penis enlargement pills and hair growth pills at the same time?

Can I take penis enlargement pills and hair growth pills at the same time?

Penis: There is no substance that an adult male can ingest, apply or inject that will change the size if the flaccid penis. Save your money. ...Read more

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I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors?

I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors?

Courage: Doctors see all sorts of things and when you go to the doc he/she will diagnose what is going on. You MAY have an hormonal imbalance that can be dealt with more easily than you think. Please do see your doctor. It will give you peace of mind and help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is penis and facial hair growth typical with androgel at a dose of 50 mg for a 19 year old with delayed puberty? I just want to know what to expect...

Is penis and facial hair growth typical with androgel at a dose of 50 mg for a 19 year old with delayed puberty? I just want to know what to expect...

Should be both: However, an injection of testosterone weekly or every two weeks until you are thru puberty would be my preferred method of treatment as it is, in my opinion, much more reliable. Suggest you discuss this with your endocrinologist, or get a second opinion from an endocrinologist if you are treated by a different specialist. ...Read more

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When will my penis grow in girth? I am just starting to see arm and armpit hair growth. I can also see a bit of hair above my lip. I have a pubic hair

When will my penis grow in girth? I am just starting to see arm and armpit hair growth. I can also see a bit of hair above my lip. I have a pubic hair

You are okay...: Glad to see you do well in developing secondary sex characteristics as described since physical growth will naturally stop soon after reaching adulthood as predetermined by genetic codes - for men, roughly at 18. So, don't worry and enjoy your youth and teens to unfold your life in decades to come. ...Read more

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I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors for years now can I still grow in height and my penis I can get my hormones sortedI never had the growth spurts everyon

I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors for years now can I still grow in height and my penis I can get my hormones sortedI never had the growth spurts everyon

No help without: Seeing your doctor, you need to be evaluated right, after physical exam, blood tests and x-rays would tell how your bone age is and whether you need some hormonal treatment to achieve puberty and adolescence, your doctor would refer you to a specialist, mainly an endocrinologist. Don't delay any further, goodluck, ...Read more

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23 yrsmri pelvis showed lots of follicles in ovaries. Excessive hair growth. Elevated serum prolactin. Slightly high dhea. Very painful period. Pcod?

23 yrsmri pelvis showed lots of follicles in ovaries. Excessive hair growth. Elevated serum prolactin. Slightly high dhea. Very painful period. Pcod?

Possibly: Pcos does not cause prolactin to be elevated. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your lab results who can also factor in your medical history and physical exam. The rest of your presentation does seem like pcos. ...Read more

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What causes excessive hair growth in anorexic people?

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What causes excessive hair growth in anorexic people?

Anorexia: Excessive hair called lanugo hair is result of poor nutrition and hormonal changes. ...Read more

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How does rogaine (minoxidil) work to cause hair growth?

How does rogaine (minoxidil) work to cause hair growth?

According to them: "the exact mechanism of action of rogaine (minoxidil) is uncertain. However, researchers believe that rogaine (minoxidil) works in part by partially enlarging the hair follicles and reversing the miniaturization process. By enlarging miniaturized follicles, the growth phase of the hair cycle is prolonged, allowing the hair to become longer and thicker looking and with more follicles in the growth phase at the same time.". ...Read more

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Exactly how does rogaine (minoxidil) work to cause hair growth?

Exactly how does rogaine (minoxidil) work to cause hair growth?

Two ways: Minoxidil makes hair follicles wider so your hair is thicker. It also increases the growth phase of your hair so that you grow longer hair and more strands of hair. Unfortunately, this isn't a permanent one time only treatment. You need to continue using Minoxidil to maintain your hair growth. ...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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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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What causes excess female hair growth?

What causes excess female hair growth?

Excessive hair: Women normally produce low levels of male hormones (androgens). If your body makes too much of this hormone, you may have unwanted hair growth. In most cases, the exact cause is never identified. It tends to run in families. In general, hirsutism is a harmless condition. But many women find it bothersome, or even embarrassing. ...Read more

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What causes excessive hair growth? And how we can stop it?

What causes excessive hair growth? And how we can stop it?

Several causes: In your age group several potential causes for excessive hair growth are 1st- genetics (not much to do about that one in this part of the 21st century), 2nd- hormonal irregularities (see endocrinologist), 3rd could be medication. Some drugs such as Dilantin can cause unwanted hair growth in normally UN-hairy individuals. If cause is not identified then, electrolysis or laser are good txs. ...Read more

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