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Excess hair on the back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i got excess hair on my back > what hormone causes this ?
User :   i`m a guy
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Could you explain where exactly in the back?
User :   i had finastride for 5 weeks . that was a yar ago since then i got excess hair on my beard and back
Doctor :  
User :   all my back
User :   i had small amount beore but now too much
User :   before
Doctor :  
It is know to improve hair growth
User :   i did blood tests all at normal range
Doctor :   Fine

User :   what can i do
Doctor :  
Why were you prescribed with Finastride?
User :   i`m kind of bald
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i thought it would help
Doctor :  
Are you continuing it now?
User :   no
User :   i cut it in just 5 weeks
User :   thats ayear ago
Doctor :  
User :   my hair falls from all my head now
Doctor :  
Why did you stop it?
User :   i guess it was a big mistake
Doctor :  
User :   i had watery libido
User :   or serem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i was afraid
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Did you report to the doctor who prescribed it?
User :   no one did
User :   i bought it from egypt
Doctor :   Ok

User :   no prescription needed
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to consult a trichologist now
Doctor :  
and get an opinion regarding hair growth
User :   what hormone causes back hair
Doctor :  
they will also provide you laser treatment for hair removal from your back
User :   is it DHT
Doctor :  
Male hormones in excess
Doctor :  
Yes you are right
User :   ok thank you
User :   thats all
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   If you want the hair to be removed
Doctor :  
it can be done
Doctor :  
though not essential as such
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