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36 Possible Causes for Excessive Growth of Facial Hair, Secondary Amenorrhea

  • 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] She was advised to visit the endocrinology department for secondary amenorrhea and endocrine survey.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Cushing's Disease

    .,” as she became historically known, presented with a “… syndrome of painful obesity, hypertrichosis, and amenorrhea with overdevelopment of secondary sexual characteristics[doi.org] , hypertrichosis (abnormal hair growth), underdevelopment of secondary sexual characteristics, hydrocephalus and cerebral tension.[en.wikipedia.org] […] neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing in 1912, after he was presented with a unique case of the disease in 1910 a 23-year-old woman called Minnie G. whose symptoms included painful obesity, amenorrhea[en.wikipedia.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]

  • 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[medlineplus.gov]

  • Prolactinoma

    growth in body and facial hair Prolactinoma in men may cause: Erectile dysfunction Enlargement of the breasts Decreased muscle mass Decreased facial and body hair If you[medstarwashington.org] In women of reproductive age, the symptoms are typically oligomenorrhea or secondary amenorrhea, galactorrhea, and sterility, followed by decreased libido, dry vaginal mucosa[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] amenorrhea.[symptoma.com]

  • Achard Thiers Syndrome

    […] changes Absent menstruation Sparse menstruation Excessive hair growth Facial acne Increased blood pressure Obesity What causes Achard Thiers Syndrome?[patientworthy.com] growth in females Diabetes mellitus Voice changes Absent menstruation Sparse menstruation Excessive hair growth Facial acne Hypertrophic clitoris Atrophic breast Obesity[healthinfi.com] Common symptoms of Achard-Thiers Syndrome are related to Androgen excess and include the following: Excess hair male pattern hair growth in females Diabetes mellitus Voice[patientworthy.com]

  • Pituitary Neoplasm

    The excess hormones that can result from a pituitary tumour include: Growth hormone: Symptoms include enlarging of the hands and feet, excess body hair, coarsening facial[clicks.co.za] In women it may cause excessive growth of facial hair ( hirsutism ) and in men erectile dysfunction.[en.wikipedia.org] […] create heart problems and joint pains and increase the growth of body hair.[houstonmethodist.org]

  • Menopause Ovarian Disorder

    Excess hair growth For some women, the most bothersome symptom is hirsutism (excess facial and/or body hair, often dark and coarse).[healthywomen.org] In secondary amenorrhea, menstruation starts but then stops.[froedtert.com] Among younger women (aged 30 years or younger) with secondary amenorrhea, 13% also have been noted to have an abnormal karyotype ( 5 ).[acog.org]

  • Pituitary Disorder

    […] hormone-secreting tumors These tumors produce excess growth hormone (acromegaly), which can cause: Coarsened facial features Enlarged hands and feet Excess sweating High[mayoclinic.org] N Engl J Med 2010; 363:365-371 A 16-year-old girl presents for evaluation of secondary amenorrhea. Her menarche was at the age of 12 years.[nejm.org] […] blood sugar Heart problems Joint pain Misaligned teeth Increased body hair Children and adolescents might grow too fast or too tall.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Acquired Adrenogenital Syndrome

    In women it results primarily in excess growth of facial hair, decreased frequency or cessation of menstrual periods, and infertility.[britannica.com] […] and rapid growth in childhood Precocious puberty or failure of puberty to occur ( sexual infantilism : absent or delayed puberty ) Excessive facial hair, virilization, and[en.wikipedia.org] […] virilization (but no sperm) Ambiguous genitalia, in some females, such that it can be initially difficult to identify external genitalia as "male" or "female" Early pubic hair[en.wikipedia.org]

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