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Top 3 reasons behind unwanted facial hair in women

Dr. Anchal Shah 92% (461 ratings)
MD - Dermatology, DNB (Dermatology)
Dermatologist,  •  5 years experience
Top 3 reasons behind unwanted facial hair in women

Excessive or unwanted hair that grows on woman's face, chest , Arms are usually coarse and dark and this condition is called as 'hirsuitism'.

Normal hair on the female face are fine and light coloured. The presence of excess body hair is embarrassing.

Here are top causes of unwanted facial hair in women:
1. Genetic or hereditary:
Some ladies are prone to have more than usual facial hair growth if it runs in your family. And best solution for this is to go for LASER HAIR REDUCTION.

2. Hormonal imbalance:
One of the most common reason these days is PCOS ( polycystic ovarian syndrome). PCOS causes excess body hair, also woman can get other problems like weight gain, irregular periods , acne.


3.Medication:
Few medicines can cause excessive hair growth on face . So, be careful...common medicines to cause this problem are- steroids, minoxidil, testosterone, cyclosporine.

So, If you are having excess facial or body hair, better to see your doctor earliest.

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