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i am balding prematurely, male pattern baldness. is there a solution?

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Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
Baldness: Male pattern baldness affects many people in the United States. There are many possible solutions but you should see your doctor for definitive treatment.
Answered on Sep 17, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical evaluation: Medications - Minoxidil (Rogaine) & Finasteride (Propecia), Surgical - Hair transplant. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. Genetics plays the biggest factor in balding for most people- you may or may not have success.
Answered on Sep 17, 2017

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