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Hair on chest, back and nipples - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi i was wondering, i am a 17 year old girl with alot of black hairs on my chest and back and even on my nipples. i have heard that this could be because of a hormore inbalance
Doctor :   yes
User :   so what would you reccomend doing
Doctor :   normal amount of body hair varies widely among women. When coarse, dark hairs grow where women typically do not grow dark hair, such as the lip, chin, chest, abdomen, or back, the condition is called hirsutism
Doctor :   Excessive hair growth in women is usually from too much male hormone
User :   is their treatment for it?
Doctor :   i would suggest you to consult gynecologist
Doctor :   they will guide you
Doctor :   or u can consult endocrinologist as well
User :   okay thank you for your time
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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