According to board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Felice Gersh, MD, there is a “basic normal amount” of female pubic hair. She explains, Typically it should cover all of the labia majora to the inner surface of the thighs and up to the pubic bone-roughly shaped like a triangle.
Is it normal for a woman to have a lot of pubic hair?
Is it normal to have a lot of hair around my vagina? Yes, it is normal to have a lot of hair around your vagina. Hair on the vulva and around the scrotum is normal. Everyone has pubic hair around their genitals, and it starts growing during puberty.
Is there such thing as too much pubic hair?
But having too much or too little pubic hair can point to health issues. Mary Jane Minkin, told us, “the most common cause of excessive pubic hair in young women is PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, which is associated with higher testosterone levels (yes, women make testosterone—and men do make estrogen, too).