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how do i stop up my male pattern baldness

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Balshi
21 years experience Dermatology
Invest: There is no way to stop or cure male pattern baldness. However there are several things that have been proven to slow the process. Rogaine (minoxidi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss: The three most effective ways to stop male pattern hairless are: topical rogine for men which is over the counter, Propecia which is a prescription or ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Options: If this is indeed male pattern baldness, your options are medications (any physician can provide these), specialist surgery, and/or embracing your mas ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
None: There are, unfortunately, none that will help you. You can't alter your genetics with herbs. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Medications: Minoxidil and Propecia (finasteride) are two fda approved medical treatments for male pattern baldness. New research suggesting the involvement of th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Rapid hair loss: may be stress induded or nutritional deficiency. If stress induced work on reducing stress with meditation, yoga, exercise, have your thyroid and iron ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair Loss: Male-pattern baldness is the most common cause of hair loss in men. Men who have this type of hair loss usually have inherited the trait. Men who star ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It's genetic: About 5% of men never get chest hair or a good beard. Many (maybe most) women in the us claim they actually prefer this, and such men usually don't ha ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
25 years experience Dermatology
See below: There are several prescription medications that treat this condition. Probably the best known is Propecia (finasteride) which involves taking one pil ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
52 years experience Dermatology
Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata, as the name implies, is the loss of hair in certain, usually small, round areas. It may occur on the face, scalp, or any other body h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
Many Causes: Alot of times hair loss is idiopathic ie. unknown. Stress plays a big part in hair loss in the young. Biotin as a vitamin, may play some role in reduc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bikas Sharma
16 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple reasons: There are multiple possibilities. Thyroid disorders, fungal infection of hair roots, poor nutritional status and if you have family history of early o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are many: possible causes of hair loss. If this is of real concern - would encourage dermatological eval to determine the cause and a possible treatment plan.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The size may become: Smaller if you lose weight.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
LOSING HAIR: No one knows why you are losing your hair. History of family baldness doesn't always pass on to future generations. It may occasionally skip generati ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
20 years experience Occupational Medicine
Go see your doctor: You need to go and see your doctor to diagnose why you are losing your hair. You need to figure that out first and then you may be able to formulate ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Telogen Effluvium: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
There are meds: That can stop your hair loss, if there are no contraindications.C ur pcp for eval and treatment.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to Doctor: Go to a doctor specializing in Alopecia. There are a couple of medications that are used as well as hair transplantation and laser treatments. While y ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Bauman
25 years experience Hair Restoration
Don't stop minoxidil: If you're prone to hair loss, stopping ANY preventative medical treatment (finasteride, minox, laser therapy, etc.) will certainly cause you to lose h ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience Dermatology
Good hair care: There are many simple steps to take if you are losing your hair. Hopefully, it is only because of your family genetics. Try, over the counter Minoxi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Wager
39 years experience Pediatrics
See a dermatologist: Dermatologists are the experts on alopecia (hair loss). They can prescribe rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia (finasteride), which won't cause your hair ... Read More
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