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Genetics...: Generally this type of hair condition is related to genetic predisposition and there is little to do about it. If nobody in your family history has ever had this problem, see a doctor. ...Read more
My husband is blonde hair blue eyes. Im half Asian and white black hair brown eyes our daughter came out blonde hair blue eyes. How does that work?
Dominant traits: It appears that those traits that your daughter has are dominant and just happen to be the traits that your husband has. ...Read more
Varies: Some is hereditary. Wermer's is very well-known but rare. The 1% or so of healthy people who carry ataxia-telangiectasia may go gray fast. Stress can produce telogen effluvium with more rapid hair turnover and (maybe) earlier gray. Nobody knows. Live a vibrant life, enjoying others and being enjoyable yourself, and your hair color makes no difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scaly skin, sparse pubic hair, patchy mustache, and underarm hair loss, generalized diffuse hair loss on scalp, slow hair growth, and normal tsh? How?
I have brown hair brown eyes , husband has blue eyes blonde hair fair skin, will baby most likely have brown eyes and brown hair?
Difficult to say: The genetics of human eye and hair color are very complex--you can pin the odds down better the more genetic history of eye and hair color you can obtain--siblings, parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents, great-aunts and uncles. There are odds tables based on this information. ...Read more
Melanin: Skin color is determined by the amount of melanin pigment that is deposited in the skin. Melanin comes from cells called melanocytes that live in the upper levels of skin (epidermis). Darker skinned people produce large deposits of melanin. Hair color is determined by two type of melanin pigment (eumelanin and pheomelanin) different combinations of these give different hair color. ...Read more
Yes And No: Altho common forms exist , the pattern can be mixed. ...Read more
Hair gets its color: from a pigment called melanin. Melanin-producing melanocyte cells position themselves at the skin surface above the root of the hair follicle. As the hair grows through the skin melanocytes inject their pigment/melanin into the hair. As we age, most people experience a reduction in melanin and the hair remains white/gray/uncolored. Genes are main influence on when this occurs. Stay well:) ...Read more
If you're saying...: ...That you don't have white skin, blonde hair or blue eyes, and neither does your partner, it happens all the time. If you are a "carrier" for those traits (i.e. You have a recessive gene for them), and your partner is too, each baby has a one in four chance of getting one or more of them. Your genes are full of surprises! ...Read more