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2 Potential Loss of Armpit / Pubic Hair Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Klinefelter Syndrome

    Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic condition that results when a boy is born with an extra copy of the X chromosome. Klinefelter syndrome is a common genetic condition affecting males. Klinefelter syndrome adversely affects testicular growth, and this can result in smaller than normal testicles.

    Life long

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    decreased sex drive, irritability, fewer erections, small testes, attention problems
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Adrenal Insufficiency

    The adrenal gland's outer layer produces hormones such as cortisol and aldosterone, which control many important functions of the body such as blood sugar and blood pressure regulation, and urine production. In adrenal insufficiency, not enough of these hormones are produced, leading to symptoms such as fatigue and weakness, appetite and weight loss, nausea, and vomiting.

    Adrenal insufficiency is a chronic condition that requires lifelong management, and can be fatal if not treated.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    depressed mood, anxiety, abdominal pain (stomach ache), loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Loss of Armpit / Pubic Hair

  • Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?
  • Q.Have you noticed a decrease in your libido or sex drive?
  • Q.Have you had any changes in your weight?

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Loss of Armpit / Pubic Hair Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced loss of armpit/pubic hair have also experienced:

    • 10% Hair Loss
    • 5% Fatigue
    • 2% Vaginal Itch or Burning
  • People who have experienced loss of armpit/pubic hair were most often matched with:

    • 2% Klinefelter Syndrome
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