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Hair & Shaving
Posted on: 04/30/2003
I'm fifteen and have alot more body hair then my friends. Its all over my chest, back, legs, feet and underarms. My brother and dad don't have that much hair either. People in my gym class noticed to and are making fun of me. What can I do?
Somebody in your family history is hirsute ( or hairy) just like you. It is in your genes. Although this is a very concerning problem for most girls, most men are not particularly bothered by it. However, if it bothers you, you could see a dermatologist and discuss the options. If there is a particular area of hairiness that bothers you, you could use a lotion hair remover (such as Nair) but this would have to be repeated and should not be used on your entire body.