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A 25-year-old male asked:

25 years old ive got a full set of hair but have starting to get a pretty defined widows peak. dad has full set of hair but moms side all the guys are bald. does this mean im going bald?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Does run in families: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found and hair loss is excessive, one can see a dermatologist such as one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc...). Medical causes may include hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illnesses. Other causes: genetic male pattern baldness, etc...
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