Changes in the endocrine system also can cause the appearance of unwanted hair. Some diseases of the thyroid gland, ovaries, pituitary gland and adrenal gland are known to stimulate hair growth. If these diseases are present they must be treated by a physician for the electrolysis to be effective.
Medications may also produce unwanted hair. Ask your physician if any of the medications you are on could be causing your unwanted hair.
Topical influences such as casts, sunburn, etc. as well as prolonged tweezing and waxing may cause unwanted hair.