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Does Chest Hair Stop Growing
It is genetic and-: Hormonal. Some people are programmed genetically to have chest hair while others not. American Indians are relatively deficient in chest hair, but have normal male testosterone levels. Of course low testosterone is a factor. That is easily checked. If low, applying gels or creams of testosterone may help. The counterpoint is that many men shave chest hair! ...Read more
I am 30yr M having problems with grey hair. My chest hair and beard is also turning grey. Is there any chance to cure this solution. Am a non smoker?
Grey Hair: Unfortunately the only treatment for grey hair comes from a bottle of dye. ...Read more
I'm 18 years old I have under arm hair chest hair, my voice has gone deeper and all that but I still don't think I have had a proper erection. But have?
Get seen: With all the images that are available, every teen knows what an erection looks like. If this is basically not happening to you, and you're not getting something that you would be able to use with a partner, you need to be seen by a urologist now. You may have a vascular defect. ...Read more
No: Chest hairs tend to have a short life cycle which is why they never grow very long like the ones on your head or face. Feel free to shave, or you can have hair removed where you don't want it if you're sure it's what's right for you and your partner. ...Read more
Your genetics: You'll probably have all your chest hair by age 30, usually before. Some women prefer a hairy chest, others a smooth one. About 5% of usa men have no chest hair; this included paul newman who remarked on it in an interview in the 1960's, and later it became the norm for most (not all) male celebrities to shave their chests. Get physically fit and you'll look great regardless of your genes. ...Read more
Hi, I am a 20 year old women and iv'e recently started to grow hair on my chest and neck, is there anything that I could do/get to stop this from hap?
Is this genetic. Any family history?
You can still get an endocrine workup if your family doc thinks you need this. ...Read more
What can I use or take to stop hair from growing on my breast and leg? Is it normal? I feel like a man :- (
Excess hair: This might be due to hormonal imbalance in your body. Increase Estrogen/Testosterone can occur and cause excess hair growth. If this is more than usual you need to consult your physician and do some blood work to make sure your hormones and all other systems are working fine first ...Read more
Lucky you: Men who are going to get chest hair get it in the late teens and early twenties. The amount varies tremendously from man to men, and different women have different preferences. Hairier men tend to go bald sooner, but a hairy chest will make many smoother men jealous. Shave it? Style it? It's your body -- I hope you enjoy what you've got. ...Read more
It's genetic: If you're normally masculinized by your hormones, whether you get chest hair (and 95% of men in the us do) is entirely a function of your genes. Almost all men envy a guy with a hairy pelt, but most women say they prefer smooth, top hollywood stars shave it fof, and hairy guys go bald much sooner than others. Enjoy whatever the genetic lottery gave you. Paul 'best chest' newman had no chest hair. ...Read more
Genetics: About 5% of men never grow chest hair and have relatively thin beards. Many (maybe most) women in the us say they prefer this, and such guys are the least likely to get male pattern baldness. Paul newman had no chest hair and was the first hollywood man with really good muscle definition to go shirtless in the movies. It didn't bother him. Enjoy who you are. ...Read more
No: Rate of hair growth is not related to removal. ...Read more
I want to grow facial hair. I am 22 yeras old male and I don't have any. None on my chest also. Please help?
See endocrineologist: You may have hypogonadism and your testicles are not producing any or enough testosterone. The level can easily be checked. If you do have this you may have chubby cheeks, enlarged breasts, no pubic or armpit hair. If the testosterone level is low it can be easily replaced with injections, gels and patches. ...Read more
Hair is beginning to grow on the side of my chest, but all the follicles are white, but not inflamed. Should I be concerned?
Probabely normal: It is not abnormal to have hair grow on the side of your chest at age of 18.Hair follicle is the pore from which hair grows. Inside the follicle, beneath the skin lays the root and the bulb, that is where hair growth begins. Surrounding each hair follicle is arrector pilli muscle, which can cause goose bumps, and it may look white ...Read more
I shaved my chest and the hair is growing back its kinda sharp like the hair on a beard when u shave u see the sharp pointy hairs how do I get ridofit?
Nothing: Your ability to grow chest hair in response to testosterone is totally genetic. About 5% of men in the US never get chest hair. Such guys generally have sparse beard growth and usually don't get any male pattern baldness. Many women claim they prefer this and most male models shave their chests. Paul Newman (photo) had no chest hair. Stay well-muscled and you'll look great, smooth or not. ...Read more
Depends: Noticeable chest hair growth depends on heredity and genetics. Some men never grow chest hair. If you are going to have chest hair, it usually starts around the same time or shortly after beard growth. So some may have heavy chest hair by age 14-15, others early to mid 20s, and some will never have significant chest hair. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: A woman who's developing hirsutism needs an endocrine evaluation -- there's a tumor or risk of serious endocrine troubles until proved otherwise. A man who's hairy and would rather be smooth does best to shave rather than seek laser or electrolysis removal -- there may be someone special in your future who likes it. "Manscaping" is a huge business here in the US. Enjoy yourself & best wishes. ...Read more
Becoming a man: Not always. The sequence is variable. Congratulations on your approaching manhood. You can't do anything about your final height, but you have 100% control over your physical fitness, which overrides everything else when it comes to a man's good looks. I hope you are pleased with whatever Nature gave you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Most guys can: About 95% of men eventually grow some chest hair, usually by age 20 and often earlier. It's entirely your genes, as long as you're normally masculinized (i.e., your sexual function is all-systems-go). If you're naturally smooth, you're much less likely to go bald, and many (most?) women in the us say they prefer it. Paul newman, best chest of his era, had no chest hair. ...Read more
It is individual: Usually for boys, there will be the beginning of hair growth in the immediate pre-pubertal years of 11-12. Pubic hair will become obvious, then arm pit hair and then facial hair. Chest hair in my opinion is usually later. Depending on genetic make up, you may have a lot or a little in these areas. Chest hair is very independent. Some men essentailly never have chest hair. ...Read more
I am 29 years old but my hairs are getting white even my shave and chest hair also getting white. Is it possible to stop this and how?
Nutrient deficiency: Nutrient deficiencies like biotin and other b vits can lead to premature aging/graying as can built up environmental toxins and heavy metals. Go to a4m.Com and use doctor locator to find a functional medicine doctor near you to help evaluate with specialized testing for nutritional deficiencies like metametrix organix profile and help you correct them. ...Read more
I am 29 years old but my hairs are getting white even my shave and chest hair also getting white. Is it possible to stop this and how I convert them?
Sorry- no: No grey and white hair growth is genetic. ...Read more
13-15 years in males: Of course, that's entirely up to genetics. ...Read more
Is there any procedure to grow chest hair?? any home remedy? Please suggest me. My age is now 25+
There really isn't: Topical minoxidil isn't very effective; it's pricey and you'd need to use it for life. About 5% of US guys are completely smooth, and also have thin beards and don't go bald. Many women say they prefer this, and many "hunks" shave there. Paul Newman, the first "ripped" actor, had zero chest. Your physical fitness, which is completely under your control, overrides where you do and don't have hair. ...Read more
I'm going to have a hysterectomy and people are telling me I will grow facial hair and chest hair like a man, is that true?
No: Not even if they take your ovaries. If you do, there is something else amiss. ...Read more
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