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A 21-year-old male asked:

Low testosterone = low dht? how to lower naturally my dht? im 21 year old and i losing hair. its dht thing. or how to lower my testosterone?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Kinda sorta: 1st Testosterone is converted into DHT (and Estradiol, too). 2nd Low Testosterone isn't necessarily a good thing, regardless of age. 3rd Hair loss can be a hereditary issue as well as one of stress or even infection. Yes, it can also result from excess DHT but lowering Testosterone to save your hairline is like cutting off your nose to spite your face. Research finasteride to lower DHT & save hair
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
Wrong question: If hair is important to you, see s dermatologist. Begin with a diagnosis. Finasteride and minoxidil are useful to many. Your question is "am I loosing too much hair, what kind of hair loss, what should I do about it?"
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Last updated Mar 7, 2015


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