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Excess body and facial hair

I am an 18 year old female and have excess body and facial hair. I have hair in my toes, my lower back, my stomach, my arms and fingers, my butt, my upper lip and chin hair grow very fast, and even in my breasts. My family is not hairy and my mom and sister barely have any body or facial hair. My period is normal, but I did grow very fast and stopped growing at a young age. I do not know what I have but I want to know. Thanks.
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Question--is the hair dark? Because it is normal to have light hair all over your body. It is normal for women to get slightly darker hair over their upper lip, random dark hairs on their chin or face, hair in the pubic and anal area and a "happy trail" , and  surrounding the nipples. Some women even get sideburns and such.

However, there is a excessive dark hair condition that I think is caused by excess testosterone? But it is  LOT of hair. It is called...hirs-something? Sorry I can't remember! hirutism? If you are really worried about it call your doctor and ask for an examination--or you could bring it up when going in for a yearly exam or for your pap smear. Good luck!
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PCOS. (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) with this condition many women suffer with a lot of testosterone, hence the excessive facial and body hair (hisutism) there isn't a cure unfortunately, buit losing weight helps reduce testerone levels :) or getting the hair lasered off :( xx
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