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What is wrong with my 16yo if he has little body hair and is very short?

What is wrong with my 16yo if he has little body hair and is very short?

Delay vs. Abnormal : Can be delay because you and or the father have family history of delay or can be some medical conditions that need evaluationmake sure that your child gets evaluated by a pediatric endocrinologist. ...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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My 16-year-old son still hasn't face hair and body hair only under arms and legs, still looks a child, height 170cm. Lack of testo or just a delay?

My 16-year-old son still  hasn't face hair and body hair only under arms and legs, still looks a child, height 170cm. Lack of testo or just a delay?

Either is possible: Either is possible, but given his age and presenting concerns i would recommend a discussion with the pediatrician, who may do some routine blood work, or consult with an endocrinologist for more workup. ...Read more

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Could other men feel a little embarrassed about their body hair?

Could other men feel a little embarrassed about their body hair?

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 more

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I am 17 my penis is extremely small when unnarect it appears to never have grown the same with my balls I have luttle body hair little above the base

Check it out...: What you described deserves a professional evaluation with detailed hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to validate your concern. So, go to see doc / urologist soon. Best wish... ...Read more

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Im 16, have some facial and body hair and I have a small penis. How will i fully know when I have hit puberty?

Im 16, have some facial and body hair and I have a small penis. How will i fully know when I have hit puberty?

You have: If you have facial and body hair growth changes, you are in puberty. Problem is that not all things happen at the same time or same pace. So unfortunately will have to be patient and see what 'develops.'. ...Read more

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Have'nt use cocaine in the last 8 or 9 months ive been clean can i pass a hair follicle test i have short hair so the means there gonna use body hair.

Yes, Good job!: If you have not used for that long, your test will be negative. You've done such a great job to stay clean, so be sure not to go back. Counseling will help stay clean. ...Read more

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I've 380 ng/dl total T at 25. I've no body hair & small penis. Doc says I dont need it but other doc says take andractim. Can it hurt to try for 1 yr?

I've 380 ng/dl total T at 25. I've no body hair & small penis. Doc says I dont need it but other doc says take andractim. Can it hurt to try for 1 yr?

Need treatment.: Your testosterone level is low PLUS you have signs of low levels of testosterone. So treatment is indicated. Andactrim is very effective in restoring masculine physical traits (body hair, penis size etc) but it also has side effects. Besides finding out why your T levels are so low, you need to discuss the risks/benefits with your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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