A 40-year-old member asked:
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can you have a receding hairline and not be going bald on top?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You can recede only .This is called pattern baldness and patterns can vary - hamilton types 1-8 .Mild cases may have only temporal recession which does not progress.
Answered on Sep 4, 2018
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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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
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Choose well: The best way is to choose the right parents. Unfortunately, the majority of your hair pattern and balding is determined by genetics. High hairlines an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
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Receding hairline: May be.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
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Initial: This may be the initial sign.

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