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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Older age: All existing hairs continue to grow throughout life as long as they exist. In older age (and pattern baldness) hairs start to fall out and the follicl ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
12 years experience Family Medicine
No: There is no "magic" length where hair stops growing. As long as it is not plucked, cut, burnt or otherwise maimed, the hair follicle can continue to ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
GYN: You may have a condition that is responsive to an inexpensive medication for diabetes. Consider going to a gynecologist and being checked out for poly ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Body Hair: There is no way to stop the growth of body hair, unless laser hair removal is used repeatedly for dark hairs.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Body Hair: At 18 y.o., you may grow more body hair w/the passage of time. You can see your doctor to make sure all is well w/your hormones. Please do not take ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Because we can?: Genetics determines how much body hair a man can grow. Personal preference determines whether he shaves / trims / "manscapes" it. There's no moral rig ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not much to do: There isn't much you can do to change the normal rate of hair growth. The content with how quickly it grows. That is set genetically and doesn't respo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair Growth: What about as we get older, does growth slow down? As we live and breathe we are growing hair, but older age can bring with it variables that are not ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Here's the Hair: Many sites on the body grow at different rates. Hair can grow 1 cm per month on the scalp and yet barely is even detectable growth in a month on the e ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I bet you're fine: Guys' body hair grows at different rates. There's nothing you can do about amount (other than shave or have it removed) or rate of growth. I hope you' ... Read More

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