Hirsutism | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my hirsutism?
  • What is the best treatment? Do I need medicine?
  • What are the risks and benefits to taking a medicine to treat hirsutism?
  • How can I help balance out my hormones? Should I make any lifestyle changes?
  • I’m embarrassed by the excess hair on my face or body. What can I do about it?

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 11/95