Childhood Diseases

Posted by: mom | 2008-12-18




My six year old daughter has always been very hairy since she was born. My younger sons dont have as much body hair as her. With summer a couple of people even pentioned that she' s very hairy- esp her upper arms, face and back. It kind of let me feel a bit uneasy so I just wanted to know if it is at all common.

Thank You

Expert's Reply



This is not uncommon. However if she is excessively hairy it is best for her to be seen by a paediatric endocrinologist. This is to make sure that she does not have a hormonal problem.

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Posted by: Anonny mommy | 2008-12-18

Hy little girl got teased at school for the hair on her upper lip.So bad that she now hoes and looks forward to her wa once a month.I would not touch the other body hairs though, Tell those people to keep their comments to themselves, as your child can become very complexed about this if it is brought to her attention

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