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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is systematical reason for hair loss into scalp ?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Pattern hair loss?: I think you are asking about pattern hair loss and this happens in both men and women. It is partly genetic and partly from the male hormones we produce. The testosterone is converted to DHT that starts the thinning and shrinking of the hair follicle with ultimate loss in hair. Hope this helps

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Last updated Feb 15, 2015

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