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So this is weird.....the hair on my head is thinning, and getting shorter every time I wash it. However, I am starting to grow facial hair, on my chin, and cheeks, and dark shadowing on my mustache area. WTH is going on? Does this have anything to do with WLS? It is freaking me out.

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This is probably hormonal. I would ask your doctor about it.

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hormonal..... when i hit 50.... bam. Not sure how old you are, i'm 52 now. I take estrodol daily and i still have a few on my chinny chin chin.

on a better note, my hair is growing back in.

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I've had this for several years. My hair was already thinning, and had finally slowed down and now it's thinning from wls. I have a lot of hair on my chin. The weird thing is I have NONE on my legs anymore. I never had a ton of leg hair before, but I literally have not had to shave my legs in years. There is zero hair.
The chin hair drives me nuts. I have a thing called Flawless on Amazon, which is like a little face shaver for women. [emoji2368]
I am 49, so I suspect a lot of this has to do with starting menopause.

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I don't have a lot of all over facial hair but I do get them under my chin like crazy and have one or two random super long hairs in my cheek area. I'm almost 40. My mom gets the single long hair too so it's genetic I'm sure. I finally got fed up and decided to dermaplane. I do it myself with an eyebrow razor called Tinkle you can buy cheap on Amazon. There's a few great YT videos with 1 million+ views that show how to do it. No shaving cream, just damp skin. Never looked back. It also is a great way to exfoliate.

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On 2/22/2021 at 9:38 AM, LaoDaBeirut said:

This is probably hormonal. I would ask your doctor about it.

Not hormonal. I had a "forced" hysterectomy when I was only 26. My endocrine doc just tested my blood approx. a month ago, and all my hormones are in check. It has only happened after the WLS.

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On 2/24/2021 at 12:13 AM, STLoser said:

I've had this for several years. My hair was already thinning, and had finally slowed down and now it's thinning from wls. I have a lot of hair on my chin. The weird thing is I have NONE on my legs anymore. I never had a ton of leg hair before, but I literally have not had to shave my legs in years. There is zero hair.
The chin hair drives me nuts. I have a thing called Flawless on Amazon, which is like a little face shaver for women.
I am 49, so I suspect a lot of this has to do with starting menopause.

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I haven't had to shave my legs for a few years now. I used to have to shave almost every day. It is weird.

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