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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Hard to do: How much body hair (androgenic hair) you can develop is genetically programmed & parallels the tendency to go bald. Anecdotally, there are description ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not safely: Only nature really does that.It is your hormone balance ithat determines bocdy hair.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Genetics: Enjoy what mother nature gave you. If you have your full normal amount of male hormones (you can tell by your sexual functioning), you will grow as mu ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
21 years experience Urology
No: Not even on your palms! lots of myths about masturbation are completely false.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes, steroids can increase body hair, as can several other medications. This will be a dose related side effect.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Depends: The answer depends upon the type of steroid used. For instance, corticosteroids like prednisone, used in asthma, etc, does not affect testosterone or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
14 years experience Sports Medicine
It can: Hair growth can be stimulated by androgens (like testosterone) which are increased by exercise.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Increased Body Hair: Minoxidil can cause increased hair in some individuals if the are susceptible.. However, if you grow hair and stop the medication the hair that grew w ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
It doesn't : Increased sexual activity will have no affect on any hair growth. Neither does shaving. When young men/women first start to have sex or shave, they ma ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Any androgen progesterone, dhea or testosterone can affect the hair on a person. (location, color and thickness).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe but it depends: Testosterone is converted into dihydrotestosterone (dht), which is androgenic - makes you more masculine. Dht is what stimulates male pattern body hai ... Read More

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