A 32-year-old member asked:
what causes some men to go bald at an early age?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 44 years experience
Genes rule.: Baldness is an inherited condition. Why some men begin losing hair earlier than others is unknown, but that is probably inherited too.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
GENETICS: Heredity is the major cause of balding. Female-pattern baldness occurs as hair thins. Male-pattern baldness leads to bald spots & receding hairline. Other causes: Alopecia,Ringworm infection, scarring alopecia (from conditions like Lichen planus, Lupus & Sarcoidosis), hormonal changes (menopause, pregnancy, childbirth), thyroid imbalance, excess Vit. A intake, certain medications, >
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A 46-year-old member asked:
What causes a lot of men to go bald early, and is there a way to not go bald?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 41 years experience
Male Pattern : Many men have family members with baldness and begin to lose their scalp hair during their teenage years. This is genetic androgenetic alopecia. Treatment with topical Minoxidil foam 5% (rogaine) twice per day will help reduce the hair loss.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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