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Why do anorexic girls have excessive hair growth on faces?
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Several reasons
There can be several reasons for that.
The thyroid hormone may be abnormal and can cause changes in hair patterns. More commonly, the absolute amounts of female hormones are much lower and therefore the relative amounts of male hormones are usually higher and may cause those changes.

In brief: Several reasons
There can be several reasons for that.
The thyroid hormone may be abnormal and can cause changes in hair patterns. More commonly, the absolute amounts of female hormones are much lower and therefore the relative amounts of male hormones are usually higher and may cause those changes.
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