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125 Possible Causes for Excessive Growth of Facial Hair

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    growth of body and facial hair, including the chest, stomach, and back) Acne or oily skin Enlarged and/or polycystic ovaries Infertility (the inability to produce children[stanfordchildrens.org] Harnaam Kaur has polycystic ovary syndrome ,which has caused the excessive hair growth, and has been letting her facial hair grow for seven years.[bbc.co.uk] […] symptoms of PCOS are related to hormonal imbalance, lack of ovulation, and insulin resistance and may include: Irregular, infrequent, or absent menstrual periods Hirsutism (excessive[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare subtype of soft tissue sarcoma (STS). We herein describe a case of late onset of non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia (NICTH) that was managed via multidisciplinary treatment in a patient with SFT. A 67-year-old man previously diagnosed with SFT 4 years prior to this[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing's Disease

    The main purpose was to assess the incidence and late outcome of Cushing’s syndrome, particularly in Cushing’s disease. Information for all patients diagnosed with Cushing’s syndrome during an 11-yr period in Denmark was retrieved. The incidence was 1.2–1.7/million·yr (Cushing’s disease), 0.6/million·yr (adrenal[…][doi.org]

  • Menopause

    Facial hirsutism (excess hair growth) can increase after menopause due to hormonal changes. This growth may be slowed with MHT.[southerncross.co.nz]

  • Insulin Resistance

    This condition also typically leads to irregular or absent periods, increased facial hair growth, excessive weight gain, and the appearance of multiple small cysts on the[natural-fertility-info.com]

  • Adrenogenital Syndrome

    In women it results primarily in excess growth of facial hair, decreased frequency or cessation of menstrual periods, and infertility.[britannica.com] In women it results primarily in excess growth of facial hair, decreased frequency or cessation of menstrual periods, and infertility .[britannica.com] They may also have the following changes: Abnormal menstrual periods or failure to menstruate Early appearance of pubic or armpit hair Excessive hair growth or facial hair[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Also, adrenal disease may be a consideration for girls who fail to begin menstruating or have irregular periods, excess facial and body hair, and acne.[empoweryourhealth.org] An early rapid growth spurt followed by a premature end to the growing period can cause short stature.[empoweryourhealth.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

    Girls with PCOS might have irregular periods, might stop having periods, and may have excess facial and body hair growth. It also can cause fertility problems.[kidshealth.org]

  • Adenoma

    In women it may cause excessive growth of facial hair ( hirsutism ) and in men erectile dysfunction .[en.wikipedia.org] facial and body hair growth in women Irregular or stopped menstrual cycles in women Reduced sex drive and fertility in men Growth hormone-producing adenoma, which causes[hopkinsmedicine.org] […] acromegaly Acromegaly : Excessive growth results in the enlargement of the extremities, face and soft tissues.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Design: A 20-month-old girl with CAH developed growth deceleration, excessive weight for length, irritability, increased facial fat, plethora, and excess body hair while receiving[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cushing syndrome is characterized by facial and torso obesity, high blood pressure, stretch marks on the belly, weakness, osteoporosis, and facial hair growth in females.[medicinenet.com] Round or moon-shaped face Excess facial hair (hirsutism) in girls Menstrual changes in girls Acne Fatigue Precocious (early) puberty Diabetes High blood pressure (hypertension[chop.edu]

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