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thick hair receding hairline

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Life's difficult enough without this kind of foolish stuff. All men lose the hair on their temples at about age 20. Whether it progresses is genetic ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Recede/hair/loss: YES! Hair transplants or FUE grafts...
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Try Head and Shouder: , sleleiun otr Selsun-Ble Sampoo-oice.r o Rx: Nizora shampoo a( Rx: $$$).Ge checked fot head l
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Genetic cause?: The medical problems that need to be excluded are an under active thyroid gland or autoimmune disease. Blood tests will help diagnose. Pregnancy, weig ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Early Balding: A mature hair line can show signs of thining hair in a diffuse pattern as thining hair over the entire scalp. Male pattern baldness, as the name desc ... Read More
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hair loss: Your hair loss may also be hormone related. See your doctor about getting some blood work done.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eberbach
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hair loss: infections can cause hair loss Effective treatment will resolve it. See a dermatologist or family doc.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Hagstrom
26 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe..: But it's more likely that the thinning and receding is genetic and will happen regardless. The psoriasis (which stresses the skin that supports hair ... Read More
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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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: I may often help if used on a regular basis.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Genetics...: Generally this type of hair condition is related to genetic predisposition and there is little to do about it. If nobody in your family history has e ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
45 years experience Pain Management
Yes, it often does.: Yes, it often does. Make sure that you do not have an unrelated (acquired) disease that is causing it! common cause of "male pattern" hair thinning i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience Dermatology
Hopefully: As long as fungus has been adequately treated and hair follicles were note scarred, hair should start to grow back after several weeks. Adequate trea ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Change your gene: in my understanding the skin and hair facial hair in man and how thick or thin heavy or light will be all related to your gene that you can not chang ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
42 years experience Family Medicine
Dandruff: This responds well to Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. Topical steroid solution might help with itching. See your physician to prescribe that.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Biotin: Proponents of biotin supplements claim that boosting your biotin intake can help with the following conditions: healthy hair, acne, brittle nails ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Bauman
25 years experience Hair Restoration
Minoxidil Works!: The active hair growth ingredient in FDA-app'd Rogaine=minoxidil. When used properly & consistently, Minoxidil helps weak follicles grow thicker, ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I wish they were all this easy to answer. Stop and think. If this were the case, hair loss in men would correspond to the shape of the hat. It doesn ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Hair protein: I doubt if it can help. See your doctor to find out if you are hypothyroid.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Best to consult: with beautician for this one.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Both: It can do both.
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A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO: If you have a hair-loss problem, consult a dermatologist.
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