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Excess hair growth

Excess hair growth: Introduction

Excess hair growth: A condition which is characterized by an abnormal excessive amount of hair growth. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Excess hair growth, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Excess hair growth:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Excess hair growth. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Medications or substances causing Excess hair growth:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Excess hair growth as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Excess hair growth

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Excess hair growth: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Excess hair growth

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia totalis more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. more »

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Detailed list of causes of Excess hair growth

The list below shows some of the causes of Excess hair growth mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Excess hair growth?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Excess hair growth. Of the 19 causes of Excess hair growth that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Excess hair growth:

The following list of conditions have 'Excess hair growth' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Excess hair growth:

Hairiness (189 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes)

Symptoms related to Excess hair growth:

Hairiness (189 causes), Hirsutism (102 causes), Masculinization, Hypertrichosis, Cyclosporine, Streptomycin, Androgen

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