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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?!

Sounds hormonal: You may have some other issues other than the amount of hormone in your blood. Could be a hormone receptor problem. See a dermatologist, ob-gyn, or endrocrine doctor for further work-up. ...Read more

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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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Is it normal for an adult male to have no body hair?

Is it normal for an adult male to have no body hair?

Yes: Five percent of normally masculinized men never grow chest hair. These guys also generally don't go bald. Paul Newman had the best chest of his era and had no chest hair. ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
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What would cause less than normal body hair in women?

Hair Variation: Biologically speaking, there are variations in the amount and patterns of hair among different ethnic groups. Lighter-skinned individuals with middle eastern, european, mediterranean, or south asian ancestries are more likely to have heavier concentrations of hair in wider patterns, while darker-skinned individuals with native american, african, or other asian ancestries typically have less hair. ...Read more

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Managing Hair Loss (Checklist)

Eat foods high in protein, low in sugars
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Don't tie your hair too tightly
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Use deep oil conditioning at least weekly
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Is it totally normal for a young man to have lots and lots of dark, thick, dense body hair almost all over his entire body?

Is it totally normal for a young man to have lots and lots of dark, thick, dense body hair almost all over his entire body?

You're fine: In fact, plenty of other men will be jealous. It's not a sign of any illness -- it's your genetics. Some women prefer a hairy man, others a smooth man; smart people like a man for who he is. You're likely to have early male pattern baldness, but you can also have fun with your body hair, like the dad in the photo. Life's too rich to fret about too much or too little body hair. ...Read more

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I am 22 years old female I have worst body hair. I am facing this problem for 4 years. I didn't have this problem from my puberty. This depresses me.

I am 22 years old female I have worst body hair. I am facing this problem for 4 years. I didn't have this problem from my puberty. This depresses me.

Ask your: doctor for a referral to an endocrinologist, who can proceed with whatever workup and evaluation you need. Obesity and PCOS are common, but other potential causes also need to be investigated. ...Read more

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