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A 43-year-old member asked:

What is the treatment for male pattern baldness?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 42 years experience
Topican and Oral: After the diagnosis of male pattern alopecia has been established, topical Minoxidil or oral Finasteride may be administered to reduce hair loss and promote hair regrowth.

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Is there a treatment for hederitary pattern baldness?

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I would...: Recommend getting rogaine (minoxidil) if you would like to stimulate hair growth.
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A 18-year-old male asked:

Male pattern baldness treatment?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 51 years experience
Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia: These are the two most commonly recommended regimens under the guidance of dermatologists. See a doc.
A 35-year-old member asked:

How do I slow down my male pattern baldness?

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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice 34 years experience
Medications: Minoxidil and Propecia (finasteride) are two fda approved medical treatments for male pattern baldness. New research suggesting the involvement of the prostaglandin d receptor in the development of this condition suggest that inhibitors to this receptor may also be effective.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What can be done for male pattern baldness?

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Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 38 years experience
A short list: Topical rogaine, (minoxidil) Finasteride pills, transplants or hairpieces. There are some lasers that purport to grow hair ( dubious but possible). Other options may be highly advertised but are ripoffs.
A 22-year-old male asked:

What is male pattern baldness?

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Male pattern baldnes: Male pattern baldness is another name for male pattern androgenetic alopecia. It is caused by genetic factors and hormones.
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