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Understanding the causes and management of hirsutism

Female hirsutism can make women extremely self-conscious, threatening both their sense of femininity and self-esteem. In some cases sufferers may even avoid close physical contact, making them appear unapproachable. The psychological effects of excessive facial hair (EFH) may be so profound as to impair a woman’s quality of life, lead her to avoid work or social situations and result in depression.

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