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What does it mean that my 11yr old son has armpit hair?

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Most likely normal: Does he have any other signs of entering puberty (enlarging testicles, pubic hair, etc.)? Usually these happen a little earlier than arm pit hair, but it can be variable. 11 years old for a boy is generally not too early to cause worry.

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At what age does my son have armpit hair?

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Dr. Jay Park
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See below: Average age to develop axillary hair in boys is 14 1/2 years.

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