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Abnormal hair growth in a teenage girl - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   erm basically, i have a really embarrasing problem which affects my life alot and gets me down a lot and i'm too embarrased to go to my own doctors or tell anyone yeah, i'm a girl but i have abrnormal hair growth
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   dont be embrassed, we are here to help you
User :   thanks
User :   erm well i looked it up on the internet and it sayd its a symptom of pcos
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i was wondering if i went to a doctor would i be able to get rid of it ?
Doctor :   do u have facial hair
Doctor :   ?
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
User :   yeah a bit like above my lip but i am half italian so i understand thats normal abit but i also have it on my chest and a good few years back i shaved it when i was little and since itsgrown back much much worse and now i cant be a *woman* because ofit
User :   i'm 17 by the way
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have irregular periods aswell?
User :   no not anymore, i used to a few motnhs back but they sem to have regulated now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any time have got ur hormonal profile done?

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