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androgenic alopecia treatment

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vlada Groysman
15 years experience Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil): If you have been diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia by a physician, then i would suggest you use rogaine (minoxidil) foam for men twice a day. I als ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Your choice: My colleague has given you good advice. An even better option, whatever baldness rx you use or don't use, is to focus on overall physical fitness. Thi ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Prescription: Finasteride (propecia) is a prescription medication that can help you maintain your current hair volume. Nothing that has been in use for any signific ... Read More
Dr. Vishal Banthia
22 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Hair Restoration: I agree with dr. Pollard -- but there has been success with Minoxidil topically as well as with finasteride. Hair transplants can work well. We are ... Read More
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Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Male Pattern Balding: The best treatment for androgenic alopecia or male pattern balding is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Combination: Propecia and rogaine (minoxidil) together are the best medical therapy. If you can afford hair transplants this would be even better.
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Dr. Mark Johnson
26 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Androgenic alopecia: Rogaine (minoxidil) may be a viable alternative to prevent further hair loss. Propecia is also useful if potential side effects are tolerable. Hair tr ... Read More
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Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Male Pattern Balding: The best treatment for androgenic alopecia or male pattern balding is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil).
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Been around.: Finasteride propecia It is a blocker of male hormones. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9777765 "Recent postmarking studies have found that [this dr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
No to minoxidil: Topical Minoxidil , used to treat hair loss , is excreted into breast milk-not advised to use while breastfeeding. There are no other hair loss medic ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Stress: Stress is a major cause of hair loss, think major illness, hospitalization or surgery. So is thyroid dysfunction, both under & over-active. Androgenic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ellis
19 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Androgenic alopecia is likely genetic in nature.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
No: There are multiple reasons for hair loss, from trauma, hair follicle trauma, stress, hormone changes, infection, etc. Androgenic alopecia usually sta ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Too soon to tell: The more chest hair you're naturally blessed with, the sooner you can expect to develop androgenic alopecia. Look around yourself. I saw your history ... Read More

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