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Increased facial hair: Increased growth of hair on the face. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Increased facial hair, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Increased facial hair:
Symptoms related to Increased facial hair:
Hairiness (189 causes), Hirsutism (102 causes), Facial symptoms (8109 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Adrenal adenoma (16 causes), Familial, Adrenal Cancer, Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms, Adrenal gland hyperfunction, Adrenal incidentaloma
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