A 33-year-old female asked:
My 15 day old baby had lot of hairs on face , back and arms.. what is the reason ?what should i do to get ride of it?is it normal with babies
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Pediatrics 47 years experience
Common finding: Examination of all infants will find some fine villus hair covering many body surfaces at birth that gradually diminishes over time.In some ethnic groups it is much darker than others & thus more noticeable. Ignore it.
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Last updated Apr 20, 2013
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