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To begin with, Captain America was buried in ice for 70 years. So,along with all his metabolism, his hair growth seems to have been inhibited.

But even after being rescued, he has never kept a beard not even a stuble in the MCU...

Can he grow hairs or not?

If not, is it because of the serum or due to him being buried in ice for so long?

Keep the answers limited to MCU but any subtle answer from the comicsverse with a good explanation may also be considered.

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    I think we're running out of questions. – Chris B. Behrens Apr 26 '16 at 18:43
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    Not from me...just a bit of a silly question. – Chris B. Behrens Apr 26 '16 at 18:45
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    i think this is good i dont know ive weve ever seen him shave. at least not in the movies – Himarm Apr 26 '16 at 18:52
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    We've never seen him go to the toilet either but I don't see anyone asking why... probably because it's something we just assume happens off camera like shaving! – Nathan Griffiths Apr 27 '16 at 9:59
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    The people in the movies must be terribly sleep-deprived, because we hardly ever see them get more than a few minutes sleep. – user14111 Apr 30 '16 at 5:48
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Yes, Captain America can grow a beard. In a story arc written in 2013 (World War Z) when trapped in an alien dimension, he grew a blonde beard. Why his hair didn't grow during his suspended animation is anyone's guess, but I suspect it didn't occur to anyone that perhaps it should have.

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  • Apparently as long as there are razors available, Captain America prefers to keep a clean-shaven face. It also occurs to me that few people sign up to watch Captain America, icon of Justice, shave.

  • Given his 1940s origin, it makes sense that he would since being clean-shaven was the uniform of the day for the well-dressed New Yorker of the period.

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    "I suspect it didn't occur to anyone that perhaps it should have." - suspended animation implies that metabolic processes have stopped or slowed to barely detectable levels, so it would not make sense for him to grow a beard. – Nathan Griffiths Apr 27 '16 at 10:06
  • @Nathan This is what i was asking but they thought it to be a silly question. – Md Danish Khan Apr 27 '16 at 10:43

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