Excessive Body Hair Growth And Itching Or Burning

Reviewed on 10/24/2022

Itching and burning can be related to different conditions including lice infestation, allergic reactions, nerve damage, exposure to poisonous plants, or drug reactions. Excessive body hair growth can be related to hormonal changes. If you are concerned about these or any other symptoms, describe all your symptoms to a health care provider to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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