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What is the average age teenage boys grow facial hair

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Depends: Some begin facial hair growth before the teen years and others almost never. Average age is between 14 and 16 in my opinion. There is nothing set ab... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Facial hair: Be patient, do not shave for a period of time and you should well
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 47 years experience
Facial hair: At the time of puberty, age range 11 - 15 years.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Why do you ask?: A male human can have chest hair and thick beard by age 11-12, or still be getting his in his early 20's, or be one of the 5% of men who never get che... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Hair Growth: It is still most likely genetic as some traits can skip generations. It is best to have your PCP evaluate you for possible hormonal deficiency and if ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Don't rush: Wait couple of years you will get facial hair , few more years later you will be tired it , to shave
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No: This is an example of two things that occur around the same time, but are not necceissarily cause and effect.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nuara
Facial Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
Be patient: facial hair is largely driven by genetics, so there is no great way to enhance its growth. Frequent shaving may increase the thickness. At 26, you ar... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Thirty : Thirty would be extremely young fo rmenopause. I am glad that you have had testing performed by your physician and endocrinologist. It may be helpfu... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Butera
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Age varies: But it is about 3-4 years after puberty starts. Normal puberty can start any time between 9 and 14 years old.

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