A 39-year-old member asked:
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is a receding hairline always the the sign of balding?

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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Initial: This may be the initial sign.
Answered on Oct 24, 2013
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
It's commonly: One of the first signs of hair loss.
Answered on Oct 25, 2013

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Maybe: Depends on your genes... There are different patterns of baldness. Look to your mothers family and any siblinfs for the patterns of hair loss...
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