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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Sparse Facial Hair (Overview)

Sparse facial hair may be genetically determined or may be a symptom of an endocrine disorder.


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I want a bit of beard I have only sparse facial hair what can I do..?

I want a bit of beard I have only sparse facial hair what can I do..?

Check T level: You don't say how old you are; if you are in your teens, your beard may simply not have emerged as yet. If you are older, have your doctor check your testosterone level to be sure it is normal. If it is, you are probably just one of those people with sparse facial hair, and there's nothing to be done about it. At least not yet. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
3 doctors shared insights

Sparse Facial Hair (Overview)

Sparse facial hair may be genetically determined or may be a symptom of an endocrine disorder.


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What can I do to get rid of facial hair?

What can I do to get rid of facial hair?

Laser,electrolysis: Long term removal of hair is offered by lasers appropriate for your skin color- alexandrite for lighter skin and nd yag or diode for darker skin types. Electrolyis is another time consuming uncomfortable option but better for light hair such as grey blond or ven red hair. ...Read more

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18, sparse facial hair and no chest hair. Weird?

18, sparse facial hair and no chest hair.  Weird?

It's you: Many, maybe most, women prefer a naturally smooth, light-bearded man or a shaved-chest nowadays. Five percent of men never grow chest hair (paul newman had none), and these men almost never go bald either. Enjoy your body, develop what you've got, stay fit, love responsibly, and be aware that you'll be liked for who you are rather than your smoothness/hairiness. ...Read more

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18, sparse facial hair and no chest hair. Weird?

It's you: Many, maybe most, women prefer a naturally smooth, light-bearded man or a shaved-chest nowadays. Five percent of men never grow chest hair (paul newman had none), and these men almost never go bald either. Enjoy your body, develop what you've got, stay fit, love responsibly, and be aware that you'll be liked for who you are rather than your smoothness/hairiness. ...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
Once
Use deep oil conditioning at least weekly
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I want a bit of beard I have only sparse facial hair what can I do..?

Check T level: You don't say how old you are; if you are in your teens, your beard may simply not have emerged as yet. If you are older, have your doctor check your testosterone level to be sure it is normal. If it is, you are probably just one of those people with sparse facial hair, and there's nothing to be done about it. At least not yet. ...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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If I have small hands, sparse facial hair. Do I have klinfelter syndrome?

If I have small hands, sparse facial hair. Do I have klinfelter syndrome?

Maybe: You should see an endocrinologist for the answer. There are other physical features of klinefelters than those. The doctor can either confirm your suspicions or get rid of your concerns. ...Read more

Facial Hair (Definition)

Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more