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Glossary for Changes in amount of body hair

Medical terms related to Changes in amount of body hair or mentioned in this section include:

  • Amenorrhea: Absence of menstrual periods.
  • Birth symptoms: Symptoms related to childbirth.
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Body pain: A symptom which is due to the sensation of pain throughout the body
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A condition where excessive secretion of adrenocortical androgens cause a somatic masculization or ?virilization? effect on a fetus or baby. Symptoms in girls may include masculization of sex organs, low voice, acne, amenorrhea and masculine hair distribution and muscle growth. Symptoms in boys include enlarged penis, small testes. Children with the condition are usually taller than average but develop into short adults. Also called adrenogenital syndrome or adrenal virilism.
  • Cushing's disease: A condition of hyperadrenocorticism which is secondary to excessive pituitary secretion of ACTH. Cushing's disease is different to Cushing's syndrome which refers to the effects of glucocorticoid excess from any cause.
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hair symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hair
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hormone imbalance: can be due to extrinsic or intrinsic factors
  • Increased amount of course body hair: increased in the amount of body hair is known as hirsutism
  • Ovarian tumour: A tumour that is located on the ovary.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Phenytoin: Some evidence indicates that exposure to Phenytoin (an anticonvulsant medication) has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Scalp symptoms: Symptoms of the scalp on the head

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Changes in amount of body hair:

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