Asked by: Diomar Lattanzioasked in category: General Last Updated: 27th May, 2020
Why do I have hair on my ears?
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Also asked, is hair on ears normal?
For the most part, having some ear hair (evenwhat may look like a lot) is perfectly normal and isn'tcause for worry. That said, occasionally too much ear haircan crowd and clog the ear canal.
Secondly, why do ear hairs grow with age? What causes hair to grow everywhere butthe head as we age? The long term exposure of hairfollicles to hormones such as testosterone will disrupt andlengthen their growing period. That's why nose, ear,and eyebrow hair can reach troll-doll proportions withoutregular trimming as we age.
Considering this, what does hair on ears mean?
Ear hair generally refers to the terminalhair arising from folliculary cartilage inside the externalauditory meatus in humans. Visible hair that protrudes fromthe ear canal is sometimes trimmed for cosmetic reasons.Excessive hair growth within or on the ear is knownmedically as auricular hypertrichosis.
What is the hair beside your ear called?
sideburn. If a man grows strips of hair on hisface from his hairline above the ears to just below them,they're called sideburns. Sideburns owe their name toan American Civil War general, Ambrose Burnside, whosedistinctive facial hair came to be calledburnsides.