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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 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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Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If the ... Read More

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Dr. Keimun Slaughter
12 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Minoxidil: The two most commonly used medications for alopecia are Minoxidil and Finasteride (Propecia). If these medications are not effective then you should c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, hair loss: is a potential side effect of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Male pattern baldness is generally hereditary, but taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) could ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Transplants: Hair transplants are the most effective cure. Propecia (finasteride) can sometimes help.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Male pattern baldnes: Male pattern baldness is another name for male pattern androgenetic alopecia. It is caused by genetic factors and hormones.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Male pattern baldnes: Usually there is a genetic predisposition. Excessive activity of the adrenal or pituitary glands can also cause this along with polycystic ovarian syn ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss: Male pattern baldness is another way of saying a patient has an inherited form of hair loss. Unfortunately we cannot change a patient's genetic predi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Balshi
22 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
A short list: Topical rogaine, (minoxidil) Finasteride pills, transplants or hairpieces. There are some lasers that purport to grow hair ( dubious but possible). Ot ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 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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