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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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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 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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