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Question: Facial hair


 jenstanford78 - Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:57 pm

I have facial hair on my chin and cheacks and it isa getting worse I noticed it about 5 years ago and I pluk it every few days but it is also giving me acne I was wondering why I have this and how do I get rid of it cuz it is also leaving scars
 Theresa Jones, RN - Mon Jun 13, 2005 7:26 am

User avatar Hi jenstanford78,
Assuming you are female, have you been evaluated for any endocrine/hormone anomalies including PCOS? Any of the aforemented disorders may cause facial hair in women and I would suggest an evaluation.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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