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My baby has pubic hair on vagina, should I be concerned?

My baby has pubic hair on vagina, should I be concerned?

Probably not...: ...Real pubic hair: a few wisps of hair are acceptable on infant vulva. If there's lots of it, ask your dr next time. ...Read more

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Baby boy has fine pubic hair... Parents are relatively hairy. Should I be concerned?

Probably not!: If the hair is light colored and not coarse but soft it should be fine. Have him seen by the pediatrician just in case. ...Read more

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My 7 1/2 month baby girl , has fine pubic hair and also a red rash in diaper. Is the pubic hair normal?

My 7 1/2 month baby girl , has fine pubic hair and also a red rash in diaper.  Is the pubic hair normal?

No: It may be a sign that she is approaching puberty too rapidly and it should be assessed by your MD and if necessary an endocrinologist. The diaper rash may be a separate problem. All the best and I hope she is well. ...Read more

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My baby girl is 18 months old. She has soft hairs all over her body, she has very light pubic hair as well. Is it normal. Her father is very hairy?

My baby  girl is 18 months old. She has soft hairs all over her body, she has very light pubic hair as well. Is it normal. Her father is very hairy?

Sounds normal: Kids vary in their level of hair growth by age & ethnic background. Much of the peach fuzz hair they have as toddlers will diminish as they age. This all sounds normal. ...Read more

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6y10m old daughter w/ 3 dark, thin, pubic hair. No breast, axilae, bo, no diff in genitals.Since baby, 95 percent height/weight, soy milk bc allergies?

6y10m old daughter w/ 3 dark, thin, pubic hair. No breast, axilae, bo, no diff in genitals.Since baby, 95 percent height/weight, soy milk bc allergies?

Early adrenarche : A bone age x-ray would be helpful to determine if further investigation is currently warranted. If she is overweight, that needs to be controlled because early pubic hair is often seen in overweight kids who may then develop early puberty. Any secondary sexual development prior to age 8 in a girl should be medically followed. Pediatric endocrinologists are often consulted. ...Read more

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Why do we have pubic hair?

Why do we have pubic hair?

Not clear: Some think the hair increases the surface area to transmit pheromones for sexual allure. Others see it as a means for lessening friction during sexual activity. Many simply shave it off or at least lessen it for beauty sake. There is no definitive answer. ...Read more

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How can I remove pubic hair?

How can I remove pubic hair?

Wax,shave or laser: You can shave, wax or get it done with lasers. ...Read more

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How do I shave my pubic hair?

How do I shave my pubic hair?

SCISSOR/CLIPPERS/RAZ: If the pubic hair is longer than1/4 inch use a scissor or clipper to trim and than get in the shower and let pubic area soak and apply shaving cream/gel to one side of your pubic area and shave short strokes and rinse the razor often.Use a mirror to shave the lower area go down to in between your legs repeat the other side of pubic region and let warm water run and you are done. ...Read more

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Why do humans have pubic hair?

Why do humans have pubic hair?

Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natural selection may also have sustained it because it can show a potential sexual partner that the other person is sexually mature and can reproduce. ...Read more