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What Is Blond Hair
Yes: More dominant genes, pigmentation increases as we age so hair becomes darker and the indigenous populations with these traits are more numerous and thus these genes are propagated more. ...Read more
If you're saying...: ...That you don't have white skin, blonde hair or blue eyes, and neither does your partner, it happens all the time. If you are a "carrier" for those traits (i.e. You have a recessive gene for them), and your partner is too, each baby has a one in four chance of getting one or more of them. Your genes are full of surprises! ...Read more
Typicaly - Yes: You are worried about hair on the genitals as a sign of premature puberty. If his height, weight and other developmental parameters are normal, than premature puberty is not a worry. However, if you notice significant hair under his arms, change in voice or any other concerns, please bring this to the attention of you pediatrician soon. ...Read more
Not necessarilyt: A family history is extremely important. There are groups of scandinavian origin who have a higher incidence with even normal sun exposure. The bes t defense is protection especially if their will be extended exposure. Any suspicious new lesion in exposed area should be biopsied early. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter has veins that show on her lower belly. She is fair blond hair and light skin. Is that why they show?
Yes.: That about sums it up; if you have fair skin, it's easier to see the veins within it. No worries, it's normal. ...Read more
If I use coal tar shampoo for seborheic dematitis on scalp , wont it stain my blond hair ? Is there an alternative that wont ?
Will stain: Several dandruff shampoos are useful. Besides tar you can get selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, salicylic acid, and zinc pyrithione shampoos. The generics are just as good but cost less. You will see selsun, nizoral, head & shoulders, T-Sal, DHS, etc. You can use in a daily shower and wash ears & face while you are at it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
L testicle removed due to torsion when he was 6 mold and the R testicle fixed. 6y old now been fine but lately noticed fine blond hair on the scrotum
Your question is ?: Your earlier scare with the torsion has you a bit sensitive about this kids genitals. A little blond silky hair on the scrotum is normal. If it turns thick and black I would be concerned, but silky blond...not. ...Read more
3 weeks boy. White-blond hair. Pupils seem to be black, but has greyish ring in iris. Fluorescent light reflects off eyes. Has brown freckle. Albinism?
Oculocutaneous: Albinism is a group of 4 conditions, each caused by a specific gene mutation inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. When both parents carry the gene mutation, each of their children has a 25% chance of having oca. See his pediatrician ; a pediatric ophthalmologist for diagnosis ; referral to a geneticist if he has it. Lack of melanin in the retina causes vision problems, so you need to know. ...Read more
12 month old female with fine, blond hair in the vagina area.A swollen left breast as well, according to gp.Jumble hormone.Does she need any blood test?
Possibly: She may need hormonal tests. See pediatric endocrinologist for 2nd opinion. ...Read more
I had thick red hair growing up. At 18 it started going blond & thin. why and is there anything I should be looking out for?
When my son was born he had dark hair was very fair, at 3 was blond. Now he is 15 years old and gets darker blond. Is there any more change?
Eventually: That is a pretty common scenario. He may become more brown in his twenties and eventually will become gray. No worries. He is normal. ...Read more
Not possible: Hair color is genetic and it grows from follicles in your skin. So, unless science finds a way to change your genetics, you can't change your hair color permanently. You can bleach the hair to be blond but once it grows enough, you'll have to bleach it again. That is a reason why most blondes who bleach have dark roots at some point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medicine is Neutral: Physicians often are not the ones you ask grooming questions to. Medicine would be silent or neutral on hair dyes. They are used world wide without health warnings. This question won't get any more specific answer than that. ...Read more
I've noticed that I have a few curly coarse hairs around my head.. What could cause this in a blond?
Ealy Grey: Grey hairs tend to be coarse and curly. ...Read more