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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Nothing great: Best method would have been being born to different parents or as a female. Seriously, rogain shampoo may help, but you can never stop it. Finasteride ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Presently we are using hair transplant, rogaine, (minoxidil) and Propecia to treat hair loss. Also the laser comb helps some patients. In few years we ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Male Hairloss: Male pattern hair loss is genetic. There are two medications that are used to treat this condition: rogaine (minoxidil) for men and propecia.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 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 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 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 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Hair transplants: Hair transplants are the most effective by far. Propecia (finasteride) can be tried as well.

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