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Thick hair receding hairline

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Goldhagen
Occupational Medicine 33 years experience
Genetic not shower: Your hair loss is a genetic trait that is usually acquired from your Mother's father. Ask to see a picture of him at 19 or 20 chances are you have the... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 28 years experience
Receding hair line: There are over the counter treatments for a receding hairline, like Minoxidil that are helpful. Since the hair loss is in a 17 year old, i would reco... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alberico Sessa
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
A few options: To stop a receding hairline nonsurgically the most common option is propecia, (finasteride) hair and skin vitamins will also help. Also make sure any... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
Options : Topical minoxidil, oral pills such as propecia, (finasteride) or hair transplant are all options. Which one is right for you depends on severity of ha... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
Dermatology 24 years experience
Hair transplant: Hair transplants are the best way to address a receding hair line. It won't stop the hair loss in the area. Those hairs are falling out because they... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 35 years experience
Hairloss: Rogaine (minoxidil) is over the counter and helps both sexes. Propecia has been shown to help men. There are some findings it may help women, but it... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Forget it: It is not due to any "deficiency". If you want to deal with real facts and possible treatment, see a dermatologist.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eberbach
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Hair loss: infections can cause hair loss Effective treatment will resolve it. See a dermatologist or family doc.

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