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What are the reasons for women to have excessive facial hair and what is the treatment ?

hello,i am a 22 year old girl.my weight is 75 kgs. i dont have any health problem but i am fat and i have a lot of hair all aver my body and even on face as boys have.i have taken laser treatment for 10 months for face but hair started again growing on my face.i want to know the reason why actually women develop hair on face although it is not a natural phenomena in women.please i am in a big need of help.suggest me some valuable methods to overcome this problem and i want reason why women develop hair on face other than health related problems.
Mon, 30 Jan 2012
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You probably have high testosterone in the body and that may be one of the causes of hirsuitism.You also need to be checked for polycystic ovaries as that is another cause for excessive hair.I suggest you see a doctor to get some tests.
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