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I've had excess hair growth since I was a teen - including on my face (female, now in late 20s). Someone told me that this could be a sign of cancer?

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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: Maybe

Some ovarian cysts and tumors (not all are cancerous) can cause these changes, but these may also be hormonal, due to supplements or drugs, or birth control methods.
You should consult an ob/gyn for definite care.

In brief: Maybe

Some ovarian cysts and tumors (not all are cancerous) can cause these changes, but these may also be hormonal, due to supplements or drugs, or birth control methods.
You should consult an ob/gyn for definite care.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Very rarely

It would be very uncommon.
It is more commonly a hormone imbalance, perhaps something called pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome). See your doctor.

In brief: Very rarely

It would be very uncommon.
It is more commonly a hormone imbalance, perhaps something called pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome). See your doctor.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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