Hirsutism: women with male pattern hair-

Many women develop hair on the chin, on the upper lip and on the abdomen. That looks very unsightly and any woman who has this condition would wish to get rid of it as early as possible. The problem that is known as hirsutism is serious in some women and psychologically affects them. Let us find out more about it.

Hirsutism: causes

In some races this is common condition and not taken seriously. While in most of the races overgrowth of hair in a woman at unwanted places is certainly a problem. This problem happens because of androgens. Androgens are male hormones. Women also have androgens. Sometimes a woman produces more of androgens resulting in overgrowth of hair in the male pattern. Sometimes a woman may be very sensitive to even the common accepted levels of androgens and that may cause hirsutism. Some anabolic steroids cause hirsutism and so do some hormone pills. If you are having any such side effect please consult your doctor.

Hirsutism: Quick facts

If you develop hirsutism immediately after puberty you should talk to your doctor. If hirsutism is accompanied by change in voice, you should consult your doctor. If a changer in menstruation pattern is accompanied by hirsutism, you should consult your doctor.

This article is only for informative purposes. This article is not intended to be a medical advise and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor for your medical concerns. Please follow any tip given in this article only after consulting your doctor. The author is not liable for any outcome or damage resulting from information obtained from this article.

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