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is it normal for girls to have belly or back hair

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Hair density and distribution is genetically predetermined. Seems that some want more and some want less, but both are normal. Excess hair growth wi ... Read More

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Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
Check thyroid: Check with your healthcare provider who might look for other symptoms and signs. This may be suggestive of thyroid issues which can be caused by a mu ... Read More
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Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azim answered
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Hirsutism: Excessive hair growth in the midline that is coarse dark and pigmented is called hirsutism and it indicates increased level of male hormone. It requir ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Hormones: Certain birth control pills with high hormone contents can cause unwanted hair growth. As can various hormone disorders. Sometimes it happens for no k ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Need to be checked: This could be hereditary or could be a sign of another disorder. It can be due to excess hormones called androgens. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a c ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not uncommon: Fine white hairs on your arms, legs and stomach area are not unusual. These are not indicative of any problems or dangerous changes.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Close your computer: and proceed to your local medical clinic for a comprehensive physical exam. Your symptomsare not related to anyh known disease and you have pains at t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is normal. If you really don't like it, have it removed a la brazilian wax or another method. Shaving might grow back a little itchy.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Not usually: Hirsutism is male pattern hair growth in women. It may be due to excess androgens, especially testosterone. This may be due to polycystic ovarian synd ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Some guys are blessed with this. It's genetic.

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