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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi gud mng
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   I am a 23 yr old.My problem is with excess growth of hair in my face and stomach
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   is it from the birth?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   The growth is fast after i came here
Doctor :   ok
User :   I was in

Doctor :   do u have irregular periods as well
User :   Basically i am a keralite
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have irregular menstrual periods as well
User :   sometimes it lags 2 weeks else regular
Doctor :   does any one ur family have simiar complaints
Doctor :   r u overweight?
User :   My sister is suffering from this
User :   I am 55kg now
User :   doctor told my sister that hormonal imbalance is there for her

Doctor :   r u taking any medicines or do u have any other medical problems other than this
User :   she is younger to me
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is ur menstrual periods consistently irregular since the time of ur menstruation
User :   At the earlier stage of my teenage i dont have any problems,even my hands appears like waxed on e
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
User :   But now hairs are growing in Hands also
Doctor :   do these increased hair growth pattern relater to ur time since u had irregular menstrual period
User :   First i thought this can be done with help of Beauty Parlour .But i think i should know the root cause
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it needs to be investigated
Doctor :   r u taking birth control pills?
User :   I am not married
Doctor :   this increased hair growth pattern or hirsutism
Doctor :   can be hereditary
Doctor :   i mean genetic
Doctor :   or due to hormonal imbalance
User :   There is no such kind of irregularity.Once it came aftr 2 months.othr time came late for two weeks thats all

Doctor :   it can due to increased increased amounts of male hormone, most have normal levels.
Doctor :   ok
User :   But suddenly how it can vary

Doctor :   i would suggest u to consult a gynecologist if ur menstrual periods are irregular
Doctor :   for hair removal
Doctor :   u can go in for electrolysis
User :   Increased hair growth in chin in upper lips is the main problem
Doctor :   or laser hair removal for permanent hair removal
Doctor :   ok
User :   But for past 6-7 years it was regular
Doctor :   electrolysis or laser hair removal for permanent hair removal

Doctor :   where are u located
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY

Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   confirm ur details please
Doctor :   any doubts please ask
User :   Chennai
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can consult a cosmetologist for ur increased hair growth removal

User :   ok
Doctor :   it can removed by laser or electrolysis
Doctor :   also please consult a endocrinologist
User :   Whether any medicine shouold hav to intake

Doctor :   and gynecologist if u have irregular menstrual periods persisting
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
User :   Nothing Where are u form
User :   sorry from

Doctor :   bangalore
Doctor :   we are based
User :   Ok Thank you

Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
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