Aug 01, · Hirsutism is the excessive growth of terminal hair in a typical male pattern in a female. It is often a sign of excessive androgen levels. Although many conditions can lead to hirsutism, polycystic Cited by: 1. Abstract Background: Facial hirsutism in women impairs quality of life (QoL). Laser hair removal (LHR) has been shown to confer significant improvements in QoL for up to 6 months after treatment, but the longer-term benefits have not been investigated.
Mar 07, · All women produce some testosterone, higher than normal levels of which may affect your menstrual cycle and produce excess facial and body hair. A common cause of hirsutism in premenopausal women is PCOS while other causes may include congenital adrenal hyperplasia, being overweight or obese, an ovarian tumor, and/or use of birth control pills.