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A 46-year-old member asked:

I'm 16 and a half and don't have a single hair on my face (facial hair). i'm really embarassed, please what can i do?

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Dr. Robert Roaney
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Absent facial hair: I appreciate your frustration. Your doctor can obtain certain lab tests: total and free testosterone, and thyroid studies, for examples to detect any low levels. Otherwise time will eventually allow the emergence of the facial hair. You may discover than in your family history there are men whom had late emergence of facial hair.

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