Women develop excessive body or facial hair due to Certain medical conditions can cause a woman to produce too many androgens.
Causes; Treatments. If you're a woman and you have a lot of hair growing in places where it normally does just for men, like your upper lip, chin.
Hirsutism results in excessive amounts of dark, course hair on body areas where men typically grow hair — face, chest and back. The amount.
If you have mild hirsutism and don't have any symptoms that suggest you are significantly overproducing androgen hormones, you may not need any additional testing.
Take a look at the general practitioners entry in our health service profiles.
We asked a dermatologist what causes facial hair in women, and what they has hirsutism, the medical name for excess body hair in women.
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