I’m a 36-year-old male with hypertrichosis. I wasn’t born with any terminal hair and it wasn’t acquired as far as I know. I just think it was gradual as the men in my family are generally that way inclined. Although, out of all of them, I’m the only one with excess or unwanted facial hair. It’s not exactly werewolf syndrome like the boy in the article below, but if I went without maintenance for even a month it wouldn’t be far off. Anyway, I was researching or googling to be exact, when I came across this piece from 2008. Dr Angela Christiano from Colombia University was treating Pruthviraj Patil, then 11 with testosterone injections to stunt the growth. According to the report, they were hopeful at the time but there hasnâ€™t been anything since, which doesnâ€™t look good.
Has anyone any idea if this actually works and how ? because it seems so contradictory. And would it be possible to do at home ?