Men's Health Community
Excessive body hair
About This Community:

A community for people with Men's Health-related concerns. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: medical conditions, general health, and management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Excessive body hair

I have alot of body hair and I am only 19. It is very dense on my legs, arms, belly, and butt. I'll also get some random hairs that'll grow to about 2 inches before falling out (or I pull them out) on my chest, upper back, and shoulders. I also have alot of hair in my between my legs and butt crack. It get's very hot, sweaty, and uncomfortable. I was considering laser hair removal, but I'm a little embarrassed and it's VERY expensive. I was wondering if my abundance of hair could be something medical? It'd be great if there was a pill I could take to control my hormones or whatever is causing all this hair to grow so dense and long.
Related Discussions
2 Comments
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Hi,You are just a hairy guy.It comes from high levels of testosterone and also a family trait as a rule that is.Not much you can do about it except laser.I would not do it unless you just cant stand it.Since you are only 19 the sad part for you is it will get worst before it gets better.You will have more at 25 or 30 than you do now.But as you get older it will slow down and so will your testosterone level.By that time you will wish your hair wasnt falling out ,where did it all go ,what happen and so forth.I would just enjoy what nature has given you.If you did not have much hair you would wish you had more.So live happy ,be healthy and enjoy life.Good luck
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
I have one word for you:

MANSCAPING.

Use dog hair clippers to remove all that unsightly, uncomfortable hair.  A significant other will have to do your back and "other" places.

The other poster is right.  It will get worse.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Recent Activity
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
genetically modified organisms (GM...
5 hrs ago by gymdandee
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled commented on  What Supplements To ...
14 hrs ago
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled commented on New Scientific Analys...
14 hrs ago
Blank
Exercise Tracker
Exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle
Start Tracking Now
Top Men's Health Answerers
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
solace21
139792_tn?1437825090
Blank
Dalubaba
Indore, India
1622896_tn?1426267159
Blank
bobdylan1958
Somewhere ?, United Kingdom
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
Men's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Men's Health Answerers
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
solace21
139792_tn?1437825090
Blank
Dalubaba
Indore, India
1622896_tn?1426267159
Blank
bobdylan1958
Somewhere ?, United Kingdom
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom