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Hirsutism: A condition which is characterized by excessive body and facial hair. See detailed information below for a list of 102 causes of Hirsutism, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Hirsutism.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Hirsutism as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Hirsutism 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.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hirsutism may include these symptoms:
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Hirsutism as a symptom include:
A condition observed in WOMEN and CHILDREN when there is excess coarse body hair of an adult male distribution pattern, such as facial and chest areas. It is the result of elevated ANDROGENS from the OVARIES, the ADRENAL GLANDS, or exogenous sources. The concept does not include HYPERTRICHOSIS, which is an androgen-independent excessive hair growth.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Excess hair in females and children with an adult male pattern of distribution.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list below shows some of the causes of Hirsutism mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hirsutism. Of the 102 causes of Hirsutism that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Hirsutism' 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hirsutism based
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Medical Conditions associated with Hirsutism:
Hairiness (189 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes)
Symptoms related to Hirsutism:
Hairiness (189 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Hormonal symptoms, Facial hair, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, PCOD, Androgens, Testosterone, Oestrogen, Hypertrichosis, Hirsuties, Excessive body hair, Male-pattern hair growth
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