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A 22-year-old male asked about a male:

What is the etiology behind scanty hairs on scalp but hairy body?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
Difficult to say: This could be anything from a normal variant to being a result of scalp or systemic disease. Having an exam by a dermatologist will help determine what may be going on.
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Genetic or hormonal: Can be genetic or hormonal. Hard to tell without more information.

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Last updated May 2, 2015

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