2 doctors weighed in:
What causes excessive hair growth on a woman's stomach after baby?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Most likely PCOS
There are a few conditions that can cause unwanted hair growth in women (hirsuitism).
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is the most common, affecting 8-10% of women. Hair growth in the midline of the body (face, chin, lower stomach, back) can be due to pcos. Weight gain can make pcos symptoms worse. We diagnose pcos with blood tests and a sonogram, and treatments can reduce the hair growth.

In brief: Most likely PCOS
There are a few conditions that can cause unwanted hair growth in women (hirsuitism).
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is the most common, affecting 8-10% of women. Hair growth in the midline of the body (face, chin, lower stomach, back) can be due to pcos. Weight gain can make pcos symptoms worse. We diagnose pcos with blood tests and a sonogram, and treatments can reduce the hair growth.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
834K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors