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A 25-year-old male asked:

i am 25 year old male, have hair loss and thin hair. what can i do to prevent hair loss ? can dead hair roots grow back ?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Topical and pills: Male pattern hair loss is irreversible once the hair root has "died". There are things to help prevent: Topical Rogaine (minoxidil) Hair transplants Finasteride pills - used for enlarged prostate and NOT without side effects/risks. These are: enlarged breast tissue slight incr risk of high grade prostate cancer can affect liver can alter PSA test results Consult with MD first!

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Last updated Aug 1, 2014

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