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Hirsutism: Chinube’s journey to embracing excessive hair growth from PCOS

Nineteen-year-old Chinube has a condition called hirsutism, which causes women to have thick, dark hair on their face, neck, chest or lower back.Hirsutism can be caused by a number of disorders – in Chinube’s case, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).But often, it occurs with no identifiable cause, and generally isn’t considered preventable, according to the Mayo Clinic.Chinube uses her social media platform to raise awareness about her condition and encourages others to be proud to be unique.Produced and edited by Saidata SesayFilmed by Femi Gabriel

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