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Is it normal to grow chest hair in early 20s?

Is it normal to grow chest hair in early 20s?

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

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How do I know if I have a chance to grow chest hair?

How do I know if I have a chance to grow chest hair?

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

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How can I grow chest hair in puberty?

How can I grow chest hair in puberty?

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

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Wondering why some men can not grow chest hair and facial hair?

Wondering why some men can not grow chest hair and facial hair?

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

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I'd like to grow chest hair but I don't have any or know how to. My age is 52.

I'd like to grow chest hair but I don't have any or know how to. My age is 52.

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

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Is there any procedure to grow chest hair?? any home remedy? Please suggest me. My age is now 25+

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

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Is it common to start to grow chest hair around the nipple first and then have that hair longer than the rest of the chest hair?

Is it common to start to grow chest hair around the nipple first and then have that hair longer than the rest of the chest hair?

Yes: This is the norm for guys who are going to be hairy. The full extent of body hair is tremendously variable from man to man, but you're describing the usual growth history. ...Read more

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Gooday Doctor, please what do I do to grow my chest hair?

Gooday Doctor, please what do I do to grow my chest hair?

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

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I so much desire to have a hairy body, but don't especially a hairy chest. Please doctor is it possible for me to grow a hairy chest?

I so much desire to have a hairy body, but don't especially a hairy chest. Please doctor is it possible for me to grow a hairy chest?

Why?: There is no known safe approach in getting more hair on the chest. The question you need to ask is why would you want that? If you believe that this will make you more virile-appearing, you should first poll the gender you are attractive to whether this is really a desirable feature. In fact, many people with hairy chest actually want to get the hair removed. ...Read more

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What if I try to gain weight but do only stomach exercises, would my butt and chest grow bigger?

What if I try to gain weight but do only stomach exercises, would my butt and chest grow bigger?

Based on weight now: If you are very obese, you will lose more weight on such a low calorie diet, than if you are only 10 lbs overweight. You need a deficit of 3500 calories to lose 1 lb. We usually recommend 250 cal worth of exercise, and 250 calorie reduction in food intake, . ...Read more

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I'm 23 years old male and some hair start to grow on my chest, if I don't like it, is it safe to use topical eflornithine cream to slow it's grow?

I'm 23 years old male and some hair start to grow on my chest, if I don't like it, is it safe to use topical eflornithine cream to slow it's grow?

Might work: It's safe to use.
You could consider laser hair removal as well because it's unlikely for eflornithine to work on a man's chest, possible but unlikely. ...Read more

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I can't let my chest hair grow more than few days before my chest gets very itchy and I must shave. Is there anything I can do about this?

I can't let my chest hair grow more than few days before my chest gets very itchy and I must shave. Is there anything I can do about this?

Ingrown hair: It seems that shaving is causing ingrown hairs. The shaved hairs with sharp ends cuts back into the skin so when hair starts to growing back it itches and can cause a "bumps" You may have to. Increase frequency of shaving. And change you hair removal technique:
1. Try hair clippers. 2 waxing 3.threading and 4.laser hair removal (best option) ...Read more

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I can't let my chest hair grow for more than few days. Gets way too itchy, can't even wear a t-shirt. So is shaving my chest ok? Or do I need a doc?

I can't let my chest hair grow for more than few days. Gets way too itchy, can't even wear a t-shirt. So is shaving my chest ok? Or do I need a doc?

It's your choice: Nowadays, many men shave their chests -- in Hollywood, it seems to be the norm. It's perfectly safe -- do it after a good shower with soap. You're probably too young to have it removed -- there may be someone special in your future who likes what Nature gave you. ...Read more

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What workouts can I do to grow more muscle in very middle of my chest?

What workouts can I do to grow more muscle in very middle of my chest?

Diet and exercise: As we all mature it's gets more difficult to build and keep muscle on. I would advise seeing a trainer and nutritionist to help you develop a winning program. ...Read more

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Help! I'm 18 & am flat chested, I have only 'a' cup boobs. Will they still grow?

Help! I'm 18 & am flat chested, I have only 'a' cup boobs. Will they still grow?

Breast size is: Breast size is
likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy, breast feeding & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you sleep on your chest, does that mean your boobs can't grow?

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I'm just wondering, if you sleep on your chest, does that mean your boobs can't grow?

Sleep: Your boobs will grow as they are supposed to, regardless of how u sleep. ...Read more

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For most boys, what is the average age that they start to grow their first bits of chest hair?

For most boys, what is the average age that they start to grow their first bits of chest hair?

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

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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?

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

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Hair is beginning to grow on the side of my chest, but all the follicles are white, but not inflamed. Should I be concerned?

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

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If a 14 year old boy has chest hair and facial hair that you can see a little bit the day after shaving can he grow 3 more inches?

If a 14 year old boy has chest hair and facial hair that you can see a little bit the day after shaving can he grow 3 more inches?

Growth: This is not really related. Depending on several factors, genetics being the biggest determinant, growth can continue into the mid-teen years for males. A little bit of chest or facial hair won't determine if there is more growth potential. Talk with your pediatrician who can review your growth chart with you. ...Read more

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I have chest hair problems I shaved it and it look the sharp hair on ur face when u shave a beard or should I let it grow and wax it help for cheap?

I have chest hair problems I shaved it and it look the sharp hair on ur face when u shave a beard or should I let it grow and wax it help for cheap?

Shaved hair grows: Back and then feels stiff, like beard hair on your face. This is the case w/everyone. For comfort reasons and to avoid infection, I would not wax or shave the chest. Focus on being neat and clean and a good person. That is far more attractive than no check hair. Trim near shirt opening w/clippers if that helps you look neat. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I, m 22 years old i, m a black male i, m starting to grow hair on my legs and a little on my chest is it normal?

I, m 22 years old i, m a black male i, m starting to grow hair on my legs and a little on my chest is it normal?

Thank you: Absolutely for males to grow hair on legs and chest and any age. It is when hormones improve and come in - that it will be more obvious ...Read more

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Female, 22yrs, 37kgs, 4'9 height. Problem : Flat chest. I want to increase my breast size. Suggest some diet, cream or exsrcise to help me grow them?

Female, 22yrs, 37kgs, 4'9 height. Problem : Flat chest. I want to increase my breast size. Suggest some diet, cream or exsrcise to help me grow them?

Snake oil sales.: Creams, oils, topicals, exercise... None of these snake oil products will do anything. Don't waste your money or time. Short of surgery there isn't anything you can do to change size. ...Read more

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I'm a 16 yo male 5'10. My dad is 5'9, mom 5'5. I have developed chest, pubic and facial hair. So I was wondering whether I would still grow more.

I'm a 16 yo male 5'10. My dad is 5'9, mom 5'5. I have developed chest, pubic and facial hair. So I was wondering whether I would still grow more.

Maybe: Most males finish growth between 16-17. Your projected height based on parent height is 5'9, 5 in so you are already ahead of expected growthl ...Read more

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My friend had a M R I and CT 2 small limpnodes was found near the heart chest was clear do limpnode grow any where in the body thanks?

My friend had a M R I and CT 2 small limpnodes was found near the heart chest was clear do limpnode grow any where in the body thanks?

Node near heart OK: The node in the picture (arrow) is too big and therefor worrisome, but a small node or two are often found there. The heart is the big grey blob in the center.
Lymph nodes can be almost anywhere, but are not normally seen in or very near the brain or spinal cord. ...Read more

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Can a chest X-ray show clear lungs but 1 month later show multiple lung lesions 2.5 CM in size? Do lesions grow that fast? Or did the radiologist fail?

Can a chest X-ray show clear lungs but 1 month later show multiple lung lesions 2.5 CM in size? Do lesions grow that fast? Or did the radiologist fail?

YES IT CAN: Yes it can, it depends on what the lesions are from. Radiologist can not make such a mistake. A clear lung on chest xray can not be nd same is tru about multiple lesions which develop within a month. You have to follow up this with your doctor to find out what is the cause of these multiple lesions in lung
it may be due to infection or some kind of tumors. It definitely needs to be investigated furthe. ...Read more

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I have alot of pubic hair its past my thighs and its up to my belly button. I have I full hairy chest I can grow a bread in 3 months. Help im 16

I have alot of pubic hair its past my thighs and its up to my belly button. I have I full hairy chest I can grow a bread in 3 months. Help im 16

Hair growth: The hair growth is genetically programmed. Can't do much except shaving or you can look at seeing a cosmetic medicine doctor who may be able to offer electrolysis. ...Read more

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Grow more winded the longer I'm awake (VERY bad if up all night). Air hunger, chest pressure. Better after sleep. Heart likelier than lungs? Thnx!

Grow more winded the longer I'm awake (VERY bad if up all night). Air hunger, chest pressure. Better after sleep. Heart likelier than lungs? Thnx!

Short of breath: Lots of reasons for this, heart and lung are the most worrisome. You should go see a doctor for an exam. Just based on your age, I would presume more likely lungs than heart, but both can be serious. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I have alot of pubic hair its past my thighs and its up to my belly button. I have I full hairy chest I can grow a bread in 3 months. Help im 16

I have alot of pubic hair its past my thighs and its up to my belly button. I have I full hairy chest I can grow a bread in 3 months. Help im 16

Adolescence: I believe your hair growth pattern corresponds with the typical hormonal changes in your body at this age. Certain nationalities tend to have more hair than others. This pattern would fall in the normal realm in a lot of cases ...Read more

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My dad is 6 feet mom is 5 5 and im 16 year old boy and 5 foot 6. My torso is small and have hair except on my chest. Do you think I can grow tall?

My dad is 6 feet mom is 5 5 and im 16 year old boy and 5 foot 6. My torso is small and have hair except on my chest. Do you think I can grow tall?

? Tall?: Your parents have the most influence on your final height.A simple height projection is calculated from theirs. Males are expected to reach the average of their parents height + 2.5 in. Which would be 5'11".The actual growth is determined by growth centers in your long bones. An x-ray of your wrist/hand can be assessed for bone maturity. If yours were like a 14 -16 yo you will grow taller, if 18, you a. ...Read more

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I have a small penis it never grew but my balls did my hair on face chest and legs don't grow right im in my 50tees is anything l can do?

I have a small penis it never grew but my balls did my hair on face chest and legs don't grow right im in my 50tees is anything l can do?

Low testosterone?: Normal Penis about 5-6 inches at erection. You need to see an endocrinologist to make diagnosis. There are ways to increase size, but you need to find out what is wrong. Talk to Internist first and get endocrine eval. If testosterone is low you would also have difficulty doing a full days work, difficulty sleeping, commonly feeling exhausted. Just get a W/U to find out. ...Read more