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I am suffering from hirsutism, tell me the treatment

hi im 14 and am a girl i have been dealing with hirsutism from 2 years and have never been to a doctor before for it and find really hard and embarrsing to live with but i want to get some treatment done before it gets worse,should i tell my mom about it or not
Asked On : Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Hisutism can be due to a number of causes, mostly hormonal disorders like PCOD, hypothyroidism.
The underlying condition is to be treated , inaddition to hair removal- for which there are temprory and permanent methods.
I am sure your mom must have noticed it, but you need to tell her that , this condition is distressing you, so she would take you to a physician.
ALso you can visit a homeopathic doctor for this problem.
Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
Hirsutism means excess of facial and body hair.It can be idiopathic (i.e. no cause) ,to hormonal(as in PCOD cases) or thyroid cases...rarely it can also be because of some topical creams or oral tablets .Its important to diagnose the cause.It has become a veru common problem in many females now a days,so plz don't worry.The best of the treatment is lasers.Laser hair reduction requires multiple sessions at an interval of say 4-6wks.It is safe an effective...but you should go for it only if you have thick or moderately thick hair.Very fine hair may not show good result.Blonde or gray hair also don't respond to lasers. Kindly let me know where you belong to so that i can suggest you a good laser clinic.
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Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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