Thanks for your question. Body hair, in sex-assigned at birth males, is mostly affected by genetics and androgens (which are hormones such as testosterone). If you have body hair in … read more
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I can masturbate OK, but when I use lube or lotion on my head it gets very sensitive and extremely uncomfortable, and because of it I’m not able to ejaculate. How can I fix this?
Thanks for your question. Lots of people have questions about masturbation. Using a lubricant can make masturbation more comfortable and enjoyable. For starters there are 3 general types of lubricant … read more
How safe is it to shave pubic hair?
Many people shave or groom their pubic hair for personal reasons, including ideas about attractiveness, comfort, and what a sexual partner may desire. It is important to know that there … read more
I’m 13 and I’ve grown a couple inches of back hair. Should I be concerned?
Thank you for your question. It is common for young men to develop back hair during puberty. During puberty your levels of certain hormones (including testosterone) increases. This leads to … read more
I’ve been trimming unwanted hairs with mini scissors. Is this healthy?
Trimming unwanted hair with a proper tool such as good quality mini scissors (that are not dull) is perfectly safe as long as you’re careful not to cut your skin.
How many places in your body can hair grow?
Hair typically grows on a person’s head but also anywhere on the body except the lips, palms of the hands and the bottom of the feet. Our genes (that are … read more
I have started to notice a lot of hair around my penis. It has become very thick and I don’t like it. Is there a safe way to get rid of it?
If you don’t like the look or feel of your pubic hair, there are some safe ways to remove it. Trimming the hair is the easiest and most affordable way to change … read more
I just turned 13 and I have lots of armpit hair unlike everyone else in my grade. I am embarrassed without a shirt around them and I have to go swimming in gym where everyone will see my pits. Do you have any suggestions about how I can get over this fear or an easy way to get rid of my armpit hair?
Puberty usually starts when a young man is about 12 years old, so your development is right on schedule! Armpit hair is completely natural so it is a personal decision … read more
I am 16 but still I don’t have a beard but all of my friends do. I feel embarrassed with them. So what should I do? Please help me. It sounds funny but it’s a serious concern for me.
Even though you may know that all guys go through puberty at their own pace, it can still be frustrating if you feel your friends are developing faster than you. … read more
I’m 13 and I don’t have body hair yet, but I want it. How can I get it in big quantities and fast?
There is really no way to speed up the natural process of puberty. With that being said, young men typically notice hair under their arms and in other places before … read more