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Men Shaving Body Hair
Is shaving body hair is good ? But feel fine but when looking in mirror me as female my friend told me not to do this as it is done by gay bottoms
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
Self Esteem: Yes. Of course. This phenomenon is one of the mysteries of being a human. We often can get all caught up in feelings about things we cannot change about ourselves. Whether that be the size of our nose, the shape of our body, the color of our skin, or the amount of hair we do or do not have. You are not alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Effluvium: This question has been wondered about for many years. The problem and evaluating an answer is that you need a quantitative assessment of hair loss. This is extremely difficult to do with body hair, and somewhat easier to do with scalp hair. It is thought that the seasonal changes in hormones in temperature may indeed result in loss. I personally do not believe this exists. ...Read more
Because we can?: Genetics determines how much body hair a man can grow. Personal preference determines whether he shaves / trims / "manscapes" it. There's no moral right or wrong here. Many men prefer to shave and nowadays many women prefer a shaved man. If you find male body hair disagreeable, there are plenty of naturally smooth and shaved men. ...Read more
No: They're shaving it, as fashions change. The 'pop' / 'green' claim that we're being unmasculinized by whatever real or imaginary pollutant isn't holdling up. Forty years in medicine doing physical exams simply doesn't support -- in my experience -- the idea that the distribution of body hair is changing. ...Read more
Yes: It varies with genetics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe but it depends: In answering your question, we have to agree (like former president clinton) to a definition of virility since that's more an adjective and less a medical term. Let's assume virility = masculinity, which one could say is distantly related to testosterone. Testosterone is converted into dihydrotestosterone (dht) which increases body hair (but decreases scalp hair). But don't forget genetics! ...Read more
Is it true men with body hair like chest hair have stronger sperm then men without? Something ive heard curious if it's true or not
Myths: No. That would be an entirely untrue myth. ...Read more
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