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22yrs old female, with little hairs on breast. What is the cause and cure?

hello sir i m amy ..22 years old i m noticing 10 to 15 hair that are long on my areola on the breast .i want to know is it normal i will be getting married this year can i become a problem for breast feeding for my baby..what is the cause and cure plz help me i m really worried because my boyfriend doesnt like them too.thanku sir
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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Thanks for asking question on HCM,
causes of breast hair could be
Medications such as phenytoin, minoxidil, diazoxide.
A severe insulin resistance, tumors on the adrenal glands or ovaries,
polycystic ovarian syndrome also cause it.
a medical history including questions about your menstrual cycle is important
Family history of hirsuitism

A blood test for testosterone,LH FSH ,prolactin ,levels
A CT scan, MRI or pelvic ultrasound can identify any tumors or cysts on your ovaries or adrenal glands.

There are a number of temporary hair removal practices, including 
1   waxing,
2  plucking and 
3 applying hair removal creams.
4  Bleaching makes the hair less noticeable. 
4 Electrolysis of the hair 
5 laser treatment will remove the hair for a long period of time. 
6 anti androgen like spironolactone 100 mg ,ketaconazole 200 mg etc
7 IPl or LASER can for longer time period.

First take the blood test and pelvis ct scan or ultrasound if comes abnormal consult your gynecologist .
If everything is normal in tests then you may opt for one of above remedies.
Dr sher bhutto
Answered: Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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