It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



General Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-30-2010, 10:16 PM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 1
sgtnied HB User
Excessive Hair Growth in teenage girl

I'm posting this on behalf of my girlfriend..

She has a bit of excessive hair growth across her chest, upper lip, back (especially lower back). Her navel has a thin line of hair that runs all the way down from her chest right through the middle. It's nothing serious, no big deal, but if there's a hormone issue that could cause problems later, it's something she wants to resolve.

A little physical background on her, just to try to rule somethings out. Her cycle started only just over a year ago. She is a bit underweight (17.1 BMI). Her breasts started developing pretty late as well, and are A cups right now.

Thanks!

 
Old 05-31-2010, 09:40 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Burnet, Texas USA
Posts: 4,313
Misty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB User
Re: Excessive Hair Growth in teenage girl

It is a hormone imbalance. She should see a gyn. doctor for evaluation.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Does excessive masturbation stunt growth and development??? peejee Sexual Health - Men 11 05-05-2010 03:35 PM
How do I rid excessive blonde body hair? (female) happy4him Hair Problems 2 04-10-2009 07:15 AM
I have excessive whisker-like hair on my face. Anyone have advise? Alliecatt Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) 9 02-03-2009 08:50 PM
Excessive hair, pain and bleeding? jackiew75 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) 6 04-04-2007 09:24 PM
Horribly embarrassing problem: excessive hair growth... EVERYWHERE! Please help me! Melissa765 Women's Health 19 03-31-2007 10:55 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



ladybud (79), sjb (77), SnowBunny2020 (76), Titchou (68), JJ (53), janewhite1 (51), lenvegas (27), midwest1 (25), quincy (20), solofelix (19)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (997), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (833), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (745), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:21 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.com™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!