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Doctor insights on: Pubic Hair Baby

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Is it normal for my baby to have pubic hair?

Is it normal for my baby to have pubic hair?

No: This could be congenital adrenal hyperplasia which is a potentially life threatening disorder. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Is it okay for my nine year old child to start having real pubic hair?

Is it okay for my nine year old child to start having real pubic hair?

Yes: The initial emergence of pubic hair is a response to hormones originating from the adrenal glands in both sexes, not the testes or ovaries. This can be seen to some degree as early as 6y. That feature alone, is not an indication of "early" puberty. ...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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Baby boy has fine pubic hair... Parents are relatively hairy. Should I be concerned?

Baby boy has fine pubic hair... Parents are relatively hairy. Should I be concerned?

Probably not!: If the hair is light colored and not coarse but soft it should be fine. Have him seen by the pediatrician just in case. ...Read more

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Do doctors still shave pubic hair for child birth?

Do doctors still shave pubic hair for child birth?

No: There is really no need to shave or clip the pubic hair for a vaginal birth. If a woman requires a cesarean delivery then the lower abdomen is cleared of hair by clippers. (just where the incision will be made). ...Read more

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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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I am 21. ..But I hav not started my puberty yet no growth...No pubic hair...Penis size like a child...I am suffering from hypogonadtropic hypogonadism?

I am 21. ..But I hav not started my puberty yet no growth...No pubic hair...Penis size like a child...I am suffering from hypogonadtropic hypogonadism?

Something...: Something is going on that is causing you not to produce hormones by your age that would have started your pubertal changes. You need to see an endocrinologist asap and determine first why and then what the treatment for you needs to be based on that. Don't delay any longer - you are already in your 20's. ...Read more

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I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors?

I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors?

Courage: Doctors see all sorts of things and when you go to the doc he/she will diagnose what is going on. You MAY have an hormonal imbalance that can be dealt with more easily than you think. Please do see your doctor. It will give you peace of mind and help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors for years now can I still grow in height and my penis I can get my hormones sortedI never had the growth spurts everyon

I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors for years now can I still grow in height and my penis I can get my hormones sortedI never had the growth spurts everyon

No help without: Seeing your doctor, you need to be evaluated right, after physical exam, blood tests and x-rays would tell how your bone age is and whether you need some hormonal treatment to achieve puberty and adolescence, your doctor would refer you to a specialist, mainly an endocrinologist. Don't delay any further, goodluck, ...Read more

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6y10m old daughter w/ 3 dark, thin, pubic hair. No breast, axilae, bo, no diff in genitals. Since baby, 95 percent height/weight, soy milk bc allergies?

6y10m old daughter w/ 3 dark, thin, pubic hair. No breast, axilae, bo, no diff in genitals. Since baby, 95 percent height/weight, soy milk bc allergies?

Early adrenarche: A bone age x-ray would be helpful to determine if further investigation is currently warranted. If she is overweight, that needs to be controlled because early pubic hair is often seen in overweight kids who may then develop early puberty. Any secondary sexual development prior to age 8 in a girl should be medically followed. Pediatric endocrinologists are often consulted. ...Read more

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Why do we have pubic hair?

Why do we have pubic hair?

Not clear: Some think the hair increases the surface area to transmit pheromones for sexual allure. Others see it as a means for lessening friction during sexual activity. Many simply shave it off or at least lessen it for beauty sake. There is no definitive answer. ...Read more

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How can I remove pubic hair?

How can I remove pubic hair?

Wax, shave or laser: You can shave, wax or get it done with lasers. ...Read more

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How do I shave my pubic hair?

How do I shave my pubic hair?

SCISSOR/CLIPPERS/RAZ: If the pubic hair is longer than1/4 inch use a scissor or clipper to trim and than get in the shower and let pubic area soak and apply shaving cream/gel to one side of your pubic area and shave short strokes and rinse the razor often. Use a mirror to shave the lower area go down to in between your legs
repeat the other side of pubic region and let warm water run and you are done. ...Read more

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Why do humans have pubic hair?

Why do humans have pubic hair?

Pubic hair: It is believed that the functions of pubic hair include the dissemination of pheromones and protection from the friction of sexual intercourse. Natural selection may also have sustained it because it can show a potential sexual partner that the other person is sexually mature and can reproduce. ...Read more

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How should I trim my pubic hair?

How should I trim my pubic hair?

Very carefully: Personal preference with pubic hair "trimming." generally best to shave after the bath/shower when your pores oare open form the warm water temperature. Find a shaving ceam that is best for sensitive areas, and be careful. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of pubic hair?

What is the benefit of pubic hair?

Germ protection: The coarse texture is meant to trap dirt and bacteria, and keep it out of inner genitalia. It has also been said that pubic hair forms an air pocket to keep the area cool. Another purpose of pubic hair is to give off pheromones, which are supposed to help attract a mate. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of pubic hair?

What is the purpose of pubic hair?

Maturity: Pubic hair is an outward sign of sexual maturity. Different stages of sexual maturity are displayed during puberty; these are referred to as tanner stages. ...Read more

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How can I shave female pubic hair?

How can I shave female pubic hair?

The same way you: Would shave any part of your body, with shaving gel and razor blade ...Read more

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Am I suppose to shave my pubic hair?

Grooming: Grooming questions are out of bounds at the doctor's office. One does not go to the doctor for grooming tips. This is a medical site. Grooming has nothing to do with health or medical conditions. Grooming is a personal choice not a disease. ...Read more

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How often can I shave my pubic hair?

How often can I shave my pubic hair?

Trem or shave: Different cultures may have preferred norms for pubic hair, ranging from completely removed, to styled, to natural.
I preffer to trem it because easeier and dose not cause the irritation it happen in shaving. ...Read more

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How can I make my pubic hair thinner?

How can I make my pubic hair thinner?

You cannot.: Pubic hair is genetically programmed to be quite coarse. Conditioners cannot change the nature of the hairs, especially if trimmed. Thinning scissors are used by hair dressers & may help soften the overall texture. Waxing will allow regrowth with tapered ends; less coarse than clipped or shaved hairs. Otherwise, complete hair removal & shaving are the only way to really eliminate the problem. ...Read more

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When does pubic hair begin appearing?

When does pubic hair begin appearing?

Puberty (pubarche): Pubic hair is a secondary sexual characteristic that appears under the influence of androgenic hormones during puberty. The timing depends on the individual, but usually between age 10-13. The development is described by the tanner scale. Disorders of hormonal development can lead to precocious puberty, resulting in the abnormally early development of pubic hair. ...Read more

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What to do if I shaved my pubic hair?

Allow: The hair to grow back if you wish you had not shaved. ...Read more

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Is it not good if I shave my pubic hair?

Is it not good if I shave my pubic hair?

Personal choice: But it puts you at risk for lacerations, ingrown hairs, itching and infections. ...Read more

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What age Do You Start Getting pubic hair?

What age Do You Start Getting pubic hair?

JustWaitForManopause: Well, looking at your current age I'd guess for you it's maybe 50.For the normal person, like me & the rest of the (known)world they start sprouting in the earlier stages of puberty (like, 9 years of age) & take maybe 2-5 years before they'd impress the seniors at summer camp, when puberty is just about ending & when the base realities of the world begin. I bet you can't wait for the nose and ear hairs! ...Read more

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I discovered a different color pubic hair?

Happens: Occassionally yu can get a different colored hair so don't worry. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove pubic hair?

What is the best way to remove pubic hair?

No best way: There is no best way to remove hair. Your options are shaving, waxing, and laser hair removal. Each has its pros and cons. ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits of pubic hair?

What are the medical benefits of pubic hair?

Germ protection: The coarse texture is meant to trap dirt and bacteria, and keep it out of inner genitalia. It has also been said that pubic hair forms an air pocket to keep the area cool. Another purpose of pubic hair is to give off pheromones, which are supposed to help attract a mate. ...Read more

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Is it a problem to have a lot of pubic hair?

TOO MANY PUBES?: Everybody is different. There is no such thing as too much pubic hair...Generally speaking! ...Read more

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What is the best way of removing pubic hair?

What is the best way of removing pubic hair?

Wax: Wax it off at a salon that knows how to do just that (bikini or Brazilian wax). A lot easier and safer than shaving. However, depending on the person, it may be more painful. ...Read more

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What could cause pubic hair to change colors?

Trichomycosis pubis: Infection of the hair shaft by bacteris, most commonly corynebacterium tenuis. The hair can become thicker and turn yellowish. Treated by medication. See a dermaatologist. ...Read more

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What causes your pubic hair to change colour?

Maturity or sun: All hair tends to become white or grey with advancing years in most people. Blond or light colored hair lightens when exposed to strong sunlight ; pubic hair is no different if you are a nudist. ...Read more

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What are some ways I can remove my pubic hair?

What are some ways I can remove my pubic hair?

Pubic hair: Removing pubic hair is a personal preference.
There are no health benefits to removing pubic hair.
Follow safety guidelines if you decide to remove pubic hair.
Removing pubic hair is a personal preference. Some girls trim their pubic hair, or go to a salon to have a "bikini wax"; others prefer to shave just about every day, but most just leave it alone. It's not necessary to remove pubic hair. ...Read more