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Excessive hair in : females on parts of the body where men usually grow hair is hirsutism. Females of Middle Eastern, South Asian & Mediterranean ancestry are more likely to be hirsute than other ethnicities. Their pediatrician can rule out genetic & other medical disorders that cause ^ed male hormones, androgens, like Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, & check their growth & development. Leave the hair alone for now. ...Read more
Embrace it: Many women love a hairy man, and many smooth men are envious. You're at a somewhat greater risk for a pilonidal "cyst" and you may have hair loss sooner. You can shave what you don't want; don't opt for electrolysis until you're very sure your wife prefers smooth. For us men, 95% of looking good is being lean and well-muscled. Focus on this. Even better -- be a great, effective, nice guy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sexual dimorphism: This has evolved as a way for a man to demonstrate sexual maturity / virility. The whole subject of evolution of traits that distinguish grown men from grown women, why they vary between species and between members of the same species (many women say they prefer smooth men), is a fascinating read in the realm of evolutionary biology. ...Read more
Genetics: Some ethnicities have more than others; within each, the amount of hair varies considerably. Male hormones are required to express the tendency, and a woman with some extra male hormones may remain a functioning woman but have more hair than a smooth man. Some folks like more body hair, some prefer smooth; more men are now keeping it trimmed for comfort / convenience. ...Read more
Maybe: I take it you're not fully grown. Heredity determines a man's body hair quantity. Body hair goes in and out of fashion and different men and women claim to have different preferences. Hairier men tend to develop male pattern baldness sooner. Male good looks are more about physical fitness than anything else. I hope you get what you want, and that you are comfortable overall with your body. ...Read more
Genetics: Except for a handful of unusual conditions (persistent lanugo, porphyria cutanea tarda), the amount of body hair that a man gets is determined by genetics; hairier men tend to become bald sooner. I'm glad for his sake that he likes his genetic heritage, and since this won't change, perhaps you can pretend to like it as well. Some stars such as alec baldwin (photo) also embraced the hairy look. ...Read more
Genetics: Typically in men it is a genetic predisposition. Certain ethnic groups tend to have more hair then others. Sometimes there can be some hormonal causes, but it is uncommon in men. Certainly if this is a new thing, I'd see a physician. ...Read more
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