Symptom: Hairiness

Hairiness: Increasing or heavy head or body hair
Detailed cause information for symptom: Hairiness:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Hairiness (26 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Hairiness (5 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Hairiness (9 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Hairiness: hair symptoms (38), missed periods (0), weight changes (0), voice changes (0), baldness (26)
    Hairiness type of: Hair symptoms (38)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Hairiness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hairiness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Hairiness: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hairiness as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Hairiness: The following list of conditions have 'Hairiness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Anorexia Nervosa ... excess facial hair, excess body hair


  • Cushing's syndrome ... body hair growth, hirsutism, increased body hair, facial hair growth, increased facial hair, excess hair growth, excess hair growth


  • Hirsutism ... hairiness, increased chin hair, increased hair growth, increased chest hair, increased lip hair, increased underarm hair, increased thigh hair, increased ear hair, male pattern hair growth, increased facial hair


  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... extremely wooly hair


  • Masculinisation ... hirsutism, body hair growth, male pattern hair growth, facial hair growth
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome ... early underarm hair, early pubic hair


  • Ovarian Cancer ... hair growth


  • Polycystic ovary syndrome ... hirsutism, facial hair growth, excess hair growth


  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome ... hairy patches on lower back

    Last revised: Nov 26, 2003

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