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    Hirsutism is the excessive growth of terminal hair in men and women in areas such as the back, chest, or face. According to a research from the Medical University of South Carolina, Androgens, which are sex hormones including testosterone and androsterone,, are regularly found in greater amount in males. These are the responsible of stimulating the development of male sexual characteristics such as body structure. The causes for the increase in androgens responsible for hirsutism can be idiopathic, familial, or related to the use of numerous oral medications. These medications include anabolic steroids, progestin, testosterone, and other components found in medications that are known to treat bipolar disorder, nausea, migraine headaches, schizophrenia, agitation, epileptic seizures, aggression and high blood pressure. However, others are endocrine-based, such the…

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    Information PCOS is a complicated disorder that involves the endocrine system. Research has shown that it is a condition that is often present in women of reproductive ages, its main cause is not fully understood, but researcher have speculated that it is mainly a result from aspects such as being overweight (obesity), increased production of insulin and genetics. Women with this disorder frequently exhibit excess androgen production, menstruation irregularities, and enlarged ovaries which…

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    While records related to the birth of Julia Pastrana are somewhat blurred, it is likely that she was born somewhere on the Western slopes of Mexico’s Sierra Madre. It is believed that she was born in the year 1834. At that time, her physical characteristics of thick lips, wide ears and excessive hair growth caused great confusion: Some individuals theorized that she was the offspring of a human and an ape, a bear or a baboon, which led to her nicknames, ‘The Bear Woman,’ ‘The Baboon Lady’ and…

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    Jessa The Bearded Woman Jessa is one of the new additions to the Freakshow per episode 101. It’s Poncho and Lefty the two headed bearded dragons 3rd birthday (here is a clip), Todd is determined to have the best plethora of “original like” sideshow performers as possible. We see Todd searching for bearded women with a “real beard” and not peach fuzz like many women try to claim. Todd compares Jessa to Annie Jones one of the most popular bearded women of all time. In this…

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    There have been numerous claims that people are pressured into modifying their body to fit the ideal image of their gender. Regardless of age or race, he or she feels forced to change in various ways to become more sexually appealing in today’s society. Some examples of popular body modifications include body hair removal, genital surgery, and breast augmentation. It is believed by many that these ideals come from everyday media image; however, researchers have yet to develop a correlation…

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    Hirsutism Research Paper

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    associated with hirsutism as in case of PCOS, Hyperprolactinemia etc conditions. 4. Family history- It runs in certain family, specific ethnic groups and also has some genetic influence. 5. Drug history - various drugs like anabolic steroids, danazol, cyclosporine, phenytoin, triamterene-hydrochlorothiazide, minoxidil, hexacholorobenzene, penicillamine,…

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    Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, a look into a case study Polycystic ovarian syndrome (aka PCOS) is a disorder that is expected in patients with irregular menses, acne, seborrhea, hirsutism, infertility, and alopecia. PCOS has recently been associated with the metabolic syndrome. Patients may develop obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, and sleep apnea. Clinical diagnosis would include hematological and radiological tests. Management would be a combined effort…

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    counseling does the nurse practitioner offer? Patients with Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) have a multispecialty hormonal disorder presenting with irregular menses or anovulatory and body changes resulting from signs of hyperandrogenis such as acne, seborrhea, hirsutism, infertility and alopecia, and obesity. The goals of treatment of PCOS women vary by age and individual. It is important for the nurse practitioner to evaluate therapeutic options for the management of oligomenorrhea,…

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    one for those desiring pregnancy and one for those not. Plan A- Non-pregnancy Most published research utilizes a symptoms approach addressing each troublesome system one at a time alongside their recommended treatments. In her discussion of hyperandrogenism, Smith (2011) states the two most common symptoms include acne and hirsutism, and treatment of both may include the use of oral contraceptives. This is considered a first line treatment for adults and adolescents alike. According to…

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    over-the-counter acne products that are safe to use. It is important to remember general hygiene practices such as washing your face with lukewarm water and a mild cleanser twice daily, keeping hair from touching your face, shampooing daily, avoiding picking at pimples and using oil-free cosmetics. During pregnancy, it is safe to use over-the-counter products that include topical benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid, azelaic acid or glycolic acid. Not all medications are safe during pregnancy and…

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