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A 45-year-old member asked:

How does a dht blocker hair drop really grow back bald spots?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
It doesn't: Topical Dht blockers are no effective. Oral fin asteroids blocks Dht from the inside and does work on most men especially on the middle of the scalp.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 46 years experience
Not exactly.: Dht blockers (such as finasteride) will slow down or even reverse balding in men, but localized hair loss (alopecia areata) is not affected by Dht blockers. You'll need local steroid injections for that, from a dermatologist.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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