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A 17-year-old male asked:

Whats the best way to treat hair loss / receding hairline in a teenager. with already trying hair regrow rollers, biotin, some shampoos? symptoms are receding hairline, thinning hair with a itchy / flaky irritated scalp?

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Sounds like you have seborrheic dermatitis along with possibly an early onset male pattern hair loss. Certain salicylic acid shampoos along with a 2% ketoconazole shampoo should help. There is a topical minoxidil { Rogaine} for the hair loss and an oral prescription, Propecia, that might be beneficial. See your dermatologist for additional confirmation/advice.
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