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Thin hair on face, less mustache and beard. What can help?

hi doctor....i am going to be 19 year older in next two months but i have facial proble.i have very less amount of moustache...very thin hair and a little beard at the s not growing or becoming thicker. there is very less hair(hardly i can pick it or feel it by my finger ) just below my nose than it s side of my moustachei don t shave regularly though. Can you help me how to get rid of it and make the hairs thicker and nice.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Hi, thanks for posting
I understand your anxiety regarding your moustache and beard.
As a result of pubertal changes boys develop thicker and darker facial hair .This starts at 12-14 years in boys and continues till 17 years on an average. But there is a wide range in the amount of body hair and significant differences in the timing and quantity of hair growth in different races.
Facial hair is often present in late adolescence, but may not appear until significantly later. Facial hair continue to get coarser, darker and thicker for another 2–4 years after puberty. Some men do not develop full facial hair for up to 10 years after the completion of puberty.
So I advise to wait for some time and these hair will be thicker and darker.

Fine hair convert to thicker and darker as a result of androgens which are produced by testes during puberty., in case you are too anxious get a hormonal workup done and meet an endocrinologist for treatment if at all it is required.
hope this helps you
Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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