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Why would my doctor prescribe me a steroid medicine to treat my hyperandrogenism?

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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: CAH

If he/she thinks there is a block in your ability to make cortisol (a steroid) you may have excess hair growth due to too much adrenal male hormone production (cah).
Always ask the doctor why and what he/she suspects is the cause of the hyperandrogenism as excess male hormone may be due to many other causes besides cah.

In brief: CAH

If he/she thinks there is a block in your ability to make cortisol (a steroid) you may have excess hair growth due to too much adrenal male hormone production (cah).
Always ask the doctor why and what he/she suspects is the cause of the hyperandrogenism as excess male hormone may be due to many other causes besides cah.
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