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What is the definition or description of: Sparse body hair?

What is the definition or description of: Sparse body hair?

Sparse body hair.: Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Sparse body hair is when there are few hairs in areas that one would anticipate more hair. ...Read more

Body Hair (Definition)

Hair follicles are distributed throughout the skin with the exception of the palms, soles and glaborous skin of the genitalia. The hair follicle first forms in the eyebrows, upper lips, and chin at 9 weeks gestation. The bulk of the remaining follicles begin to develop at 4 to 5 months gestation in a ...Read more


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I have lost nearly all my body hair & most on head due to low t while taking methadone long term. Will the hair grow back with t treatment ?

I have lost nearly all my body hair & most on head due to low t while taking methadone long term. Will the hair grow back with t treatment ?

Hopefully: Hopefully yes. It sounds like you have alopecia univeralis which is a severe form of alopecia areata. This is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system tells your hair follicles to stop growing hair. ...Read more

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Can male also use saw palmetto to reduce body hair? Some other natural treatment to reduce male body hair?

Can male also use saw palmetto to reduce body hair? Some other natural treatment to reduce male body hair?

Doubt it: Haven't heard of any "natural" plant or animal material that can be taken to decrease male or female body hair. A primary care doctor and an endocrinologist can evaluate if there is excessive body hair, compared to one's relatives or others in the same racial group. ...Read more

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Have black bugs in body hair(included anal and pubic hair).what is it? and what is the treatment and medicine?when shaving, there's blood with it

Have black bugs in body hair(included anal and pubic hair).what is it? and what is  the treatment and medicine?when shaving, there's blood with it

Pubic lice-treatment: Sounds like you have pubic lice - also known as the 'crabs'. You can treat them with medications designed to kill these insects. See http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/pubic/treatment.html Permethrin, pyrethrins, piperonyl butoxide and ivermectin are all effective. You'll also need to figure out 'who' you got it from and get them treated too (or avoid them in the future). ...Read more

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Whole body hair grow very very fast , when remove it today it return next day &its thick &dark what the treatment?

Androgen excess.: A thorough physical examination and work-up is mandatory. Hirsutism is not treated unless an underlying cause is found, which needs to be addressed as then the treatment can be sometimes curative. Most common is polycystic ovary disease (70% of cases). Weight loss is very important, as it increases sex hormone binding globulin, decreases Insulin resistance, androgens and lh. No smoking. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and I've been sufffering from body hair loss since 2yr i've also taken some treatments of use of minoxidil in beginning but it didn't helped me?

I'm 19 and I've been sufffering from body hair loss since 2yr i've also taken some treatments of use of minoxidil in beginning but it didn't helped me?

Body hair loss: Body hair loss needs to be evaluated. Causes may include thyroid problems, hormonal abnormalities, medications, toxins, illnesses and alopecia areata among others. Please see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Is there any cure to reduce excess body hair?

Expert opinions? Is there any cure to reduce excess body hair?

Your optinos: Trusting you're a male naturally "blessed" with a lot of body hair. Most other men are at least a little bit jealous, and many hairy guys love it, but it's your choice (and your partner's, if you've got somebody). There's a whole culture of "manscaping" with trimming and even styling of body hair. Shaving, waxing, and (if you're sure) electrolysis / lasers are all options for you. ...Read more

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For my hair thinning problem. I heard about anagrow herbal treatment. Of 18 sessions. Whats your suggestion on it?

For my hair thinning problem. I heard about anagrow herbal treatment. Of 18 sessions. Whats your suggestion on it?

Not evaluated: Such supplements are not evaluated by the FDA and therefore no recommendations can be made. See your dermatologist for evaluation of your hair thinning and if no medical causes are found(such as thyroid disorder) see a skilled beautician for evaluation and advice for your hair care. ...Read more

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Why is it that muscular guys don't have much body hair? I need some advice.

Why is it that muscular guys don't have much body hair? I need some advice.

They shave it: Men who work out and like to show their muscles to others usually shave their body hair. It's part of the culture and the idea is that it shows muscles to advantage. Bodybuilders who are competing have usually shaved their axillary (armpit) hair as well. By itself, building muscle won't affect how heavy your body hair growth is. ...Read more

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Curious as to why can't we use body hair to transplant on head?

Different growth: Body hair can be transplanted to the head, but it grows to a different length and may not look like the scalp hair when it grow out. ...Read more

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Good morning! What's the best method to removing body hair? Depilatory creams burn and shaving doesn't remove completely. Waxing I think is painful.

Grooming: One does not go to the doctor for grooming advice. This is your opportunity to figure out and choose for yourself. Unwanted hair is not a medical condition. ...Read more

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Body hair wont stop growing? Shouldn't body hair stop after a certain length?

Body hair wont stop growing?  Shouldn't body hair stop after a certain length?

No: There is no "magic" length where hair stops growing. As long as it is not plucked, cut, burnt or otherwise maimed, the hair follicle can continue to lengthen the hair indefinitely as long as it has sources of dietary protein. ...Read more

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Why can't we use body hair to transplant on our heads?

Why can't we use body hair to transplant on our heads?

Not dense enough: Body hair is usally not dense enough and would look odd if transplanted on the scalp. ...Read more

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I have LOTS of facial and body hair every everwhere. I haven't gotten my period. What do i do? People say it's due to bad hormones. Pls help.

I have LOTS of facial and body hair every everwhere. I haven't gotten my period. What do i do? People say it's due to bad hormones. Pls help.

Pcos: you may have a condition of insulin resistance called poly cystic ovarian syndrome. Schedule an appointment,because it is relatively easily treated with medication ...Read more

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How can you make body hair grow faster?

How can you make body hair grow faster?

Not much to do: There isn't much you can do to change the normal rate of hair growth. The content with how quickly it grows. That is set genetically and doesn't respond to manipulation. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Sparse Body Hair (Definition)

Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Sparse body hair is when there are few hairs in areas that one ...Read more


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