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does a receding hairline mean baldness

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: Depends on your genes... There are different patterns of baldness. Look to your mothers family and any siblinfs for the patterns of hair loss...
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Receding hairline: May be.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You can recede only .This is called pattern baldness and patterns can vary - hamilton types 1-8 .Mild cases may have only temporal recession which doe ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Can't tell: For sure, but the genetic pattern exhibited by your relatives is very likely to recur with you.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Forget it: It is not due to any "deficiency". If you want to deal with real facts and possible treatment, see a dermatologist.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YOGA: is very unlikely to stop Male Pattern Baldness which is what you are describing sounds like! Speak with your Primary Care or see a DERMATOLOGIST for s ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Wrong diagnosis: I believe that telogen effluvium is extremely unlikely from spironolactone. You are more likely suffering androgenetic alopecia. If you do not wish to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Choose well: The best way is to choose the right parents. Unfortunately, the majority of your hair pattern and balding is determined by genetics. High hairlines an ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Initial: This may be the initial sign.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beatriz Tendler
34 years experience Endocrinology
Evaluation: Hello: it is important to test free testosterone, androstendione and dheas. Sometimes we also add 17 hydroxyprogesterone depending on age and past hi ... Read More

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