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Women naturally have small amounts of these hormones, but levels tend to be higher in women with PCOS and other conditions that cause hirsutism.
Leah Jorgensen, 33, has polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal imbalance that causes her body to overproduce testosterone, and hirsutism, the term for unwanted male-pattern hair growth on a woman.
Beyond weight gain and a disrupted period, some physical traits that can be warning signs for PCOS are thinning hair; male-pattern hair growth (AKA hirsutism) that can appear on your upper lip, back, sideburns, and upper stomach; and cystic acne.
Before starting, the teen should know that any medication given has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for hirsutism specifically.
This hairy situation is called hirsutism, and teen sufferers can find treatment.
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