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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?

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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Is it okay for my nine year old child to start having real pubic hair?

Is it okay for my nine year old child to start having real pubic hair?

Yes: The initial emergence of pubic hair is a response to hormones originating from the adrenal glands in both sexes, not the testes or ovaries.This can be seen to some degree as early as 6y. That feature alone, is not an indication of "early" puberty. ...Read more

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Do doctors still shave pubic hair for child birth?

Do doctors still shave pubic hair for child birth?

No: There is really no need to shave or clip the pubic hair for a vaginal birth. If a woman requires a cesarean delivery then the lower abdomen is cleared of hair by clippers. (just where the incision will be made). ...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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I am 21 ...But i hav not started my puberty yet no growth...No pubic hair...Penis size like a child...I am suffering from hypogonadtropic hypogonadism?

I am 21 ...But i hav not started my puberty yet no growth...No pubic hair...Penis size like a child...I am suffering from hypogonadtropic hypogonadism?

Something...: Something is going on that is causing you not to produce hormones by your age that would have started your pubertal changes. You need to see an endocrinologist asap and determine first why and then what the treatment for you needs to be based on that. Don't delay any longer - you are already in your 20's. ...Read more

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I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors ?

I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors ?

Courage: Doctors see all sorts of things and when you go to the doc he/she will diagnose what is going on. You MAY have an hormonal imbalance that can be dealt with more easily than you think. Please do see your doctor. It will give you peace of mind and help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors for years now can I still grow in height and my penis I can get my hormones sortedI never had the growth spurts everyon

I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors for years now can I still grow in height and my penis I can get my hormones sortedI never had the growth spurts everyon

No help without : Seeing your doctor, you need to be evaluated right, after physical exam, blood tests and x-rays would tell how your bone age is and whether you need some hormonal treatment to achieve puberty and adolescence, your doctor would refer you to a specialist, mainly an endocrinologist. Don't delay any further, goodluck, ...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

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How should I trim my pubic hair?

How should I trim my pubic hair?

Very carefully: Personal preference with pubic hair "trimming." generally best to shave after the bath/shower when your pores oare open form the warm water temperature. Find a shaving ceam that is best for sensitive areas, and be careful. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of pubic hair?

What is the benefit of pubic hair?

Germ protection: The coarse texture is meant to trap dirt and bacteria, and keep it out of inner genitalia. It has also been said that pubic hair forms an air pocket to keep the area cool. Another purpose of pubic hair is to give off pheromones, which are supposed to help attract a mate. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of pubic hair?

What is the purpose of pubic hair?

Maturity: Pubic hair is an outward sign of sexual maturity. Different stages of sexual maturity are displayed during puberty; these are referred to as tanner stages. ...Read more

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How can I shave female pubic hair?

How can I shave female pubic hair?

The same way you: would shave any part of your body, with shaving gel and razor blade ...Read more