Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG
North East Essex CCG
East Suffolk and North East Essex NHS Foundation Trust

13 Skin
13-09 Hirsutism-Postmenstrual women

Primary care guidance

Lifestyle advice

  • Discuss cosmetic methods of hair reduction and removal
  • If hirsutism is mild and does not significantly impact on the woman's quality of life, consider no additional treatment

Eflornithine cream

Discontinue if no benefit is seen within 4 months of starting treatment and refer to secondary care

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