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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
"resting phase": For those who remember all the steps of mitosis from high school, they remember that after anaphase and telophase (the dna splits up to form two disti ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience in Dermatology
Many Possible Causes: People can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Carlos
19 years experience in Critical Care
Hmmmm: Male-pattern baldness is a genetic issue that can be treated but tends to last your entire lifetime. You can't change your genes!
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Genetics: In all likelihood this is male pattern baldness which is genetic.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Bald men: Many do and many don't. At age 28 keep an eye on your hair and if you are losing hair please see a doctor. Most likely you won't experience hair loss ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience in Dermatology
Causes of "baldness": Alopecia is commonly known as hair loss, hair thinning, & balding. While genetic causes (like male pattern balding) are common, other causes exist: h ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Teenage baldness: Teenage baldness is not very common. If you are indeed losing hair at that early age I would recommend that you and your parents set up an appointment ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Same genes: The more chest and back hair a man is naturally blessed with, the faster his hair regresses on his scalp. This is quite a close correlation. Some trea ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience in Dermatology
Many Possible Causes: Women can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destru ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
53 years experience in Geriatrics
Hair piece ???: See your MD Most case are not curable but some treatments may slow down certain types of hair loss

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