A 23-year-old male asked:
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no offence but why are most of the doctors prescribing minoxidil and finasteride as treatment for hair loss bald ? :p

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
That's funny: Maybe it's because they are secure enough about their appearance that they don't feel the need for hair.
Answered on Aug 30, 2014
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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Baldness: both minoxidil and finasteride may cause hair growth in male pattern baldness.
Answered on Apr 28, 2018

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