A 27-year-old male asked:
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does male pattern baldness is preventable from medicine ? and is it one time treatment ? and does male pattern baldness is due to heredity ? thanks .

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Male Hairloss: Male pattern hair loss is genetic. There are two medications that are used to treat this condition: rogaine (minoxidil) for men and propecia.
Answered on Apr 30, 2013
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