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I'm a 16-year-old female and I'm wondering if it's normal to have hair on your breasts? About 1/2 inch thread like hairs that increase around areole

I'm a 16-year-old female and I'm wondering if it's normal to have hair on your breasts? About 1/2 inch thread like hairs that increase around areole

Yes: People get hairs on and near their nipples. People are also free to yank the hairs out, if bothered by the hairs. They usually grow back again, and have to be plucked again. If a girl or woman thinks she is getting too much body hair, compared to her friends and classmates, she can see her primary care doctor to make sure all is well. ...Read more

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Trying to find out if it is normal to have hair follicles on breasts? There are hairless follicles on mine, abt size of strawberry seeds. No hair tho.

Trying to find out if it is normal to have hair follicles on breasts? There are hairless follicles on mine, abt size of strawberry seeds. No hair tho.

Normal: This is normal for some people. I see that you are 36 so I would imagine this is not a new thing for you. If you have noticed new changes in your skin or something that has suddenly appeared abnormally then schedule a visit for a breast exam. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hair on breast and dark thick hair around the nipples? How do I get rid of it

Is it normal to have hair on breast and dark thick hair around the nipples? How do I get rid of it

Maybe: Some women can have hair as you describe. It may be hormonal, but it could also be in your genes. Do ther family members have similar hair growth. Electrolysis or laser hair rival will help. If it's hormonal, OCPs can lower male hormone levels, and Spironolactone will black the action of excess male hormone at the hair follicle. Talk to your GYN ...Read more

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Just found a single, small hair on upper part of breast? Is this normal? I am 34 years old.

Just found a single, small hair on upper part of breast? Is this normal? I am 34 years old.

Totally normal!: Most woman may develop some hair on their breasts without any clinical significance! ...Read more

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What can I use or take to stop hair from growing on my breast and leg? Is it normal? I feel like a man :-(

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

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Breasts are covered in these tiny easy to pull out type thread hairs, but not like normal hairs you pluck. They're white/yellow. Never been a mother.

Breasts are covered in these tiny easy to pull out type thread hairs, but not like normal hairs you pluck. They're white/yellow. Never been a mother.

Physical exam: Sometimes some people grow a thin layer of hair called lanugo that can be indicative of changes too your nutrition status. It might be a good idea to see a doctor and get an exam to see if the hair growth is occurring regionally or systemically and to see if there aren't any other concerns about your health ...Read more

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Is it normal for my hair to shed so easily from just massaging my head? I have kinky coily hair. And breast feeding my 6 month old.

Is it normal for my hair to shed so easily from just massaging my head? I have kinky coily hair. And breast feeding my 6 month old.

Normal postpartum: Most likely what you are experiencing is telogen effluvium. Telogen effluvium is common after childbirth. It is caused by a larger percentage of the hair follicles being in the same phase (telogen) at the same time. Don't worry, however, it is usually temporary. ...Read more

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Is it normal for woman having very light hair in face, tummy and breasts? Is it about hormonal abnormalities or because of Living in dry n cold city?

Is it normal for woman having very light hair in face, tummy and breasts? Is it about hormonal abnormalities or because of Living in dry n cold city?

Yes: Some women have more hair than others. A light amount of hair is normal. Should it become thick and dark and if it is concerning to you, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Discharge for about 6-8 months. I had breast development for 2 years. And I had pubic hair for about 6-12 months. Is this normal?

Discharge for about 6-8 months. I had breast development for 2 years. And I had pubic hair for about 6-12 months. Is this normal?

Are you referring to: Discharge from nipples or vagina? Vagina may be normal — but nipple discharge would be abnormal and would merit medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a female to have 5-10 coarse dark hairs around navel/1 or 2 on chin/a couple lighter brown ones on the breasts? (around nipple)

Is it normal for a female to have 5-10 coarse dark hairs around navel/1 or 2 on chin/a couple lighter brown ones on the breasts? (around nipple)

Could be PCOS: Hair growth on your face or stomach in women (hirsutism) is often a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) which affects 8-10%. We diagnose pcos with an ultrasound scan & blood tests, looking for adrenal gland problems or other causes of hirsutism. Pcos may lead to a higher chance of getting diabetes. See a reproductive endocrinologist if hair growth continues or if your periods are irregular. ...Read more

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Are diod laser hair removal machines harmful while breast feeding? Or normal?

Are diod laser hair removal machines harmful while breast feeding? Or normal?

Can't breast feed: During actual treatment, but otherwise, laser hair removal will cause no problems in a breast-feeding mother. This is light, not ionizing radiation, and it does not penetrate deeply enough to affect milk ducts or anything other than the hair follicles and skin itself. ...Read more

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My daughter is 10 but she has breast, she has hair on her private and she has pimples in her face is it normal?

My daughter is 10 but she has breast, she has hair on her private and she has pimples in her face is it normal?

Can be: Thelarche (breast buds) are the first visible sign of female puberty and may emerge in normal girls after age 8 as can genital hair. First menses will generally occur within 2-3 yrs after breast buds. ...Read more

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How do you know if daughter completed puberty? Normal periods sev years, public hair, growth spurts, minor breast development though quite flatchested

How do you know if daughter completed puberty? Normal periods sev years, public hair, growth spurts, minor breast development though quite flatchested

Puberty: If she has had normal periods for several years and has gone through growth spurt and is an older teenager or young adult then she has gone through puberty. ...Read more

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Does hypothyroidism contribute to polycystic ovarian syndrome at all? I have both. Also, I have hair around my areola on my breast. Is this normal?

Does hypothyroidism contribute to polycystic ovarian syndrome at all? I have both. Also, I have hair around my areola on my breast. Is this normal?

Type: Which type of hypothyroidism do you have? The kind whereby it is an autoimmune, meaning your immune system attacked the thyroid hormones or non-autoimmune? ...Read more

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My daughter develop breast buds and axillary hairs at age of 6.5years. Her estrogen, LH, FSH prolactin 17oh p and usg scan is normal pl suggest?

My daughter develop breast buds and axillary hairs at age of 6.5years. Her estrogen, LH, FSH prolactin 17oh p and usg scan is normal pl suggest?

Early budding: Your daughter may have a condition of premature telearchy. That means she is showing early signs of breast budding and ancillary hair but her estrogen, fish, and prolactin levels are normal see a pediatric endocrinologist for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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I'm 17, a girl, sometimes irregular menstruation. My breasts are fully grown, but I don't have armpit hair and just a bit of pubic hair. Am I normal?

I'm 17, a girl, sometimes irregular menstruation. My breasts are fully grown, but I don't have armpit hair and just a bit of pubic hair. Am I normal?

Still changing.: At your age, you may still be undergoing pubertal changes.
The amount of hair is many times familial, meaning it could be a family trait. Ask your mom, and your gandma if they experienced the same thing. ...Read more

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The skin on my breast has learge pores or possibly hair follicles? Is this a normal finding or a sign of ibc? I'm not talking abt mont glands but skin

Hard to tell: Is it a new finding, or old? Is the breast red or is there any other finding? I suggest you don't panic but visit your doc or gyn promptly, especially if these findings are recent. Best to you. ...Read more

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Is grade 3 inverted nipple discharge normal? It's clear and oily. I've notice hairs inside the left breast. The hairs look like hairs in the ear.

Is grade 3 inverted nipple discharge normal? It's clear and oily. I've notice hairs inside the left breast. The hairs look like hairs in the ear.

Inverted nipples can: Be a variation of normal. As the breasts are covered w skin that has hair follicles, this can also be normal. However, nipple discharge can sometimes indicate that something is wrong. Please see your doctor to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Since I have turned 45 I have experienced heavy periods, weight loss, hair loss and my breast have decreased 3 sizes. Is this normal?

Since I have turned 45 I have experienced heavy periods, weight loss, hair loss and my breast have decreased 3 sizes. Is this normal?

Perimenopause: Some women develop similar symptoms as yours when they enter a phase of hormonal changes that occur before menopause and we call it: "perimenopause phase". If your bleeding has become more than your usual cycles and it concerns you, it is better to be examined by your gynecologist to make sure that you do not have any uterine disorders. At the same time your hormonal levels could also be checked. ...Read more

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Normal hormone levels, reg periods. Male pattern body hair growth, underdeveloped breasts, pain in ovaries/bellybutton/tailbone/sides, hold weight in stomach, frequent vag infeftions. Why?!

Normal hormone levels, reg periods. Male pattern body hair growth, underdeveloped breasts, pain in ovaries/bellybutton/tailbone/sides, hold weight in stomach, frequent vag infeftions. Why?!

See endocrinologist: It sounds like you would benefit from seeing an endocrinologist. Several diseases can cause your symptoms pcos is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a vaginal discharge every day? I am a female and 13. I havnt started my period but I have started puberty(underarm hair, pubic hair, acne, and small breast buds). I don't masturbate but the discharge comes out frequently (so much my u

Is it normal to have a vaginal discharge every day? I am a female and 13. I havnt started my period but I have started puberty(underarm hair, pubic hair, acne, and small breast buds). I don't masturbate but the discharge comes out frequently (so much my u

Hi, : Hi, leukorrhea is cloudy, white or slightly yellow vaginal discharge that is normal in females that have undergone puberty. The thickness or amounts can change at different times (like when a female ovulates or gets pregnant). There can be more if estrogen is out of balance (which can happen when a girl is just starting to get periods). It sounds like your discharge has a mild odor after you have it for a while and is very light yellow. If you have darker colored discharge, it is thick (like cottage cheese) and it has a bad odor, that can be signs of an infection, especially if there are symptoms like vaginal redness, burning, itchiness or pain with urination. ...Read more

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My baby shakes his head really fast when he is trying to get to my breast he is 10 weeks. Is this normal?

My baby shakes his head really fast when he is trying to get to my breast he is 10 weeks. Is this normal?

He is rooting!: Babies are capable of finding the nipple once the check touches a surface
It is perfectly normal ...Read more

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Is it normal for my breasts to change shape or look strange when raising my arms over my head? Is this because of muscles pulling?

Is it normal for my breasts to change shape or look strange when raising my arms over my head? Is this because of muscles pulling?

Shape and ligaments: The breasts are actually shaped like a comma with a tail out toward the armpit. Therefore, the shape will be different from when you have your arms down. This actually occurs because of ligaments attaching to the breasts called cooper's ligaments. You are at the age where you should have a breast exam and a baseline mammogram and I would recommend seeing your doctor for that. ...Read more