A 22-year-old male asked:

Hi i am just 16 years old and i have done masturbation like 6-7 times a day and also i have a lot of body hair now so can masturbation be the reason for a lot of body hair (my genes is also hairy but why do i have a lot of hair at a young age?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Some people develop body hair at an earlier age, others at a later age. Masturbation does not lead to increased hair growth-that is much more likely to be genetic. Good luck to you!
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