Common "Hirsutism" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Women with dark and coarse body hair in places where only men have hair like face, chest, neck, and back is called hirsutism. The common causes of hirsutism are polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOD), Cushing's syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, androgen-secreting tumors, and some medications (Danazol and Fluoxetine).

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How can I reduce my facial hair that is not associated with PCOD or hormonal imbalance?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. I have had a complaint of facial hair for the last 15 years. I had undergone a CT scan for PCOD; however, the results were negative. Also, I do not have any thyroid problems or hormonal imbalances. I have tried kuppaimeni, manjal, and neem mixture, but it has not he...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Hair growth on the face is primarily due to hormonal imbalances. It occurs in hypothyroidism and PCOD (polycystic ovary disease) patients. However, as you said that you do not have any hormonal imbalance or PCOD, I suggest you get the hair...  Read Full »

Please suggest ayurvedic treatment for permanent hair removal.

Query: Hello doctor,I have got unwanted hair all over my body. I have tried laser treatment on my face. After like 14 treatments, the intensity though has reduced, but it is not as expected. There is only a 50 % reduction. What should I do? Should I continue getting laser treatments or is there another ayu...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. The condition in which excessive hair grows all over the body is called hirsutism. It is usually a harmless condition but often makes a person feel embarrassed and unconfident sometimes. There might be many causes behind this condition like t...  Read Full »

Is there any ayurvedic treatment to get rid of my unwanted facial and body hair?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. l have unwanted hair on my face, neck, and chest, and I want permanent removal. Is there any Ayurvedic treatment for this?  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. See the problem of excessive hair on the body is called hirsutism. The cause of this problem might be excessive production of male hormones, PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), genetic reasons, some medications, and so...  Read Full »

Are there Siddha medicines for PCOD and hirsutism?

Query: Hi doctor, I have symptoms of PCOD. I have excess facial and body hair along with acne and irregular menstrual cycle. It takes two to three months between a cycle. When menstruation occurs, it will last for up to two weeks. Please suggest me some siddha medicine and diet to cure the PCOD problem and...  Read Full »

Dr. Eagambaram Jaganathan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all you must take purgation for PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) and hirsutism after that you should start with medication. All siddha medications are not practically available. Some medicines are mixed in combination and are prepared by ourselves for better eff...  Read Full »

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