Complications of Excessive hair

Complications
Excessive hair

Overview

Causes

Symptoms

Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications

• Emotional distress: Hirsutism can lead to self-consciousness and depression.
• Fertility issues: Conditions like PCOS can affect fertility, warranting careful management.
• Birth defects: Certain medications used to treat hirsutism pose risks during pregnancy.

Prevention

• While hirsutism isn’t preventable, maintaining a healthy weight might help manage symptoms, particularly in cases linked to obesity.

When to Seek Medical Advice

• If you notice excessive hair growth, especially in atypical areas, or experience virilization symptoms, consult a doctor for assessment and management options.

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