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What Is Virilization?

Virilization or masculinization is a condition that leads to women developing male-pattern hair growth and other male/masculine characteristics. Virilization is caused by an excess production of testosterone or androgens which are the male sex hormones. In women with virilization, there is an imbalance between the female hormone estrogen and male hormones, androgens. Do Women Need […]

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Can Hirsutism Be Blonde?

Many woman who struggle with excess fine, blonde hair in their face or on their bodies (excess peach-fuzz) wonder if they have hirsutism as well. After all, hirsutism describes a condition of excess hair growth, so it must be that, right?! So in order to answer the question “Can hirsutism be blonde?” once and for all, […]

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