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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Baldness: Sure!

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Medications: Check with dermatologist and/or endocrinologist who deals with alopecia. Usually a combination of birth control pills, spironolactone and Finasteride ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: The more chest hair that you're naturally blessed with, the sooner you'll probably get male pattern baldness. If the pattern doesn't match other guys, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Androgenic alopecia: See your dermatologist for evaluation and discussion of your therapeutic options. Finasteride (propecia) is the best hair growth product for balding ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Different types: 1) STRESS 2) male hormones as in polycystic ovarian syndrome (androgenic alopecia) 3) Telogen effluvium- stress, poor eating of iron (red meat0 ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Causes: there are many causes of hair loss, hypothyroid is an endocrine cause, pulling the hair during anxiety spells or at night, family history of loss is a ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss: No cure. Rogaine (minoxidil) or spironolactone might help if female. Propecia if male.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Alopecia or genes: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
The amount of loss: Stress induced hair loss occur in clumps and diffuse--ie. many hairs fall out at once on your comb, in the shower, on your pillow, etc. When your body ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Washing hair: Washing your hair does not affect how many hairs fall out on average. It will just seem like more falls out on days you wash your hair and less on da ... Read More
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