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My baby girl is 18 months old. She has soft hairs all over her body, she has very light pubic hair as well. Is it normal. Her father is very hairy?

My baby  girl is 18 months old. She has soft hairs all over her body, she has very light pubic hair as well. Is it normal. Her father is very hairy?

Sounds normal: Kids vary in their level of hair growth by age & ethnic background. Much of the peach fuzz hair they have as toddlers will diminish as they age. This all sounds normal. ...Read more

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My 7 1/2 month baby girl , has fine pubic hair and also a red rash in diaper. Is the pubic hair normal?

My 7 1/2 month baby girl , has fine pubic hair and also a red rash in diaper.  Is the pubic hair normal?

No: It may be a sign that she is approaching puberty too rapidly and it should be assessed by your MD and if necessary an endocrinologist. The diaper rash may be a separate problem. All the best and I hope she is well. ...Read more

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Normal to not grow lots of pubic hair and you are 16 and male?

Normal to not grow lots of pubic hair and you are 16 and male?

Lots of factors: Puberty is measured in males by more than pubic hair. Testicular & phallic size, muscle mass, facial & abdominal hair all are signs of a maturing male. Your genetics also play a powerful role in when you go through puberty & how fast you do it. Genes also determine how hirsute (hairy) you will be. Remember, men can grow, not only in size, but in secondary sex characteristics, until 21 yo. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pubic hair at age 11?

Is it normal to have pubic hair at age 11?

Early puberty: Puberty seems to be occurring earlier than in the past. Some children develop body odor in elementary school and it is not uncommon to see some pubic hair at 11. Monitor closely for rapid progression. If this occurs , consult your pediatrician to see if intervention is warranted. ...Read more

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My baby has pubic hair on vagina, should I be concerned?

My baby has pubic hair on vagina, should I be concerned?

Probably not...: ...Real pubic hair: a few wisps of hair are acceptable on infant vulva. If there's lots of it, ask your dr next time. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have no pubic hair at 16?

Is it normal to have no pubic hair at 16?

Sometimes: If you are developed in all other sex traits i would wait. If you are not then you need to be tested. ...Read more

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My pubic hair feels like glass when it grows back. Is this normal?

My pubic hair feels like glass when it grows back. Is this normal?

No: It is unclear if you are shaving or using laser hair removal. If your hair is curling back in your skin you may have folliculitis and that is uncomfortable. If you are red or infected that may be uncomfortable as well. See your doctor if it does not resolve easily on its own. ...Read more