A 17-year-old female asked:
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is there a treatment for hederitary pattern baldness?

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Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
I would...: Recommend getting rogaine (minoxidil) if you would like to stimulate hair growth.
Answered on Sep 17, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Start w dermatology: 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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