HIRSUITISM (UNWNATED HAIR GROWTH IN WOMEN)

Excessive growth of dark, coarse body hair in women (and children); also called hirsuitism. Causes can be normal depending on racial and geographic origin familial (common for the family), menopause, overactive adrenal gland, medications (such as testosterone and minoxidil), ovarian cysts, tumor, or cancer, pregnancy, puberty, idiopathic (no known cause), acromegaly, adrenocortical carcinoma, anovulatory bleeding, classical congenital adrenal

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hyperplasia, Cushing's disease, hyperprolactinemia, adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's disease, hyperprolactinemia, nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia, ovarian overproduction of androgens, polycystic ovarysyndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome), drugs such as aminoglutethimide,cyclosporine, drugs containing androgens or progestins, glucocorticoid, metoclopramide, and minoxidilCosmetic treatment is available if desired. 

Upon request, doctors may suggest methods for eliminating excess hair - bleaching, tweezing, hot wax treatments, chemical depilatories, shaving, or electrolysis. For menopause, consult your doctor about estrogen replacement therapy. For ovarian cysts or tumors, consult your doctor about removal or other treatment options.

If hirsutism is due to elevated androgen levels (such as with congenital adrenal hyperplasia), it may be treated with low dose dexamethasone, oral contraceptives, or antiandrogen medications. If hirsutism is due to an underlying endocrine disorder, treatment of the disorder may resolve the excessive hair growth and other symptoms.

The medical history will be obtained and a physical examination performed. Medical history questions documenting your symptom in detail may include: What is your race and ethnic origin?, Do other female members of your family also have excessive amounts of hair? What medications are you taken? Are you pregnant? What other symptoms are also present? Is there: increased muscle mass, decreased breast size, increased size of the genitals, menstrual irregularities, abdominal pain, pelvic pain

In homoeopathy medicine like Puls, Nit Acid ,Oleum jac  are used for the treatment. The proper analysis of the case with the qualified homoeopathic physician will give the better results.