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Menopause

Pubic hair

04/21/2008

Question:

When you are in your 60`s and 70`s do you start loosing your pubic hair.

Answer:

Many women notice a generalized loss of body hair as they get older.  Some women lose the hair on their forearms and on their legs in addition to thinning of the pubic hair.  Total body hair loss and noticeable patches of hair loss are different conditions and should be diagnosed by your primary physician or a dermatologist.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati