In-depth

Causes

Polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition characterized by irregular menstrual periods, excess hair growth (hirsutism) and obesity.

Risk factors

Acne

Acne can affect people of all ages. Find out what causes acne and ways to keep breakouts under control.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Treatments and drugs

Laser hair removal

Considering laser hair removal? Here's what you need to know, from preparation to results.

Feb. 19, 2014

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