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Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Pattern Hair Loss: Male patterned baldness, androgenetic alopecia, is a genetic disease that causes hair loss in certain areas of the scalp, in certain people, usually males. It may not be easy to figure out the genetic link, from either maternal or paternal side of the family. It occurs usually only when there are male hormones, and so young men get it, and older, post menopausal women, who no longer make estrogens. ...Read more
1. I am 26 Year Old Male. I am having male pattern baldness and it is genetic because many of my family members having this. Earlier 4 years back I ha?
Please clarify: consider re-asking & clarifying your question. Thanks. ...Read more
I'm 23 my hair is growing thinner over the top what should I do to stop it. Dont have any genetic history of male pattern baldness?
1. I am 26 Year Old Male. I am having male pattern baldness and it is genetic because many of my family members having this. Earlier 4 years back I have used Minoxidil 5% for 6 months then stopped due to itching and scalp damage.
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Male Pattern : Male pattern baldness is related to your genes and male sex hormones. It usually follows a pattern of receding hairline and hair thinning on the crown, and is caused by hormones and genetic predisposition. Treatments include Minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). The medications together are about 83% effective. ...Read more
Baldness: This is unusual in a teenager and I would suggest he gets a physical to be sure there is not an endocrine problem with his hormones. ...Read more
Your options: You're 22 years old. All normal men lose the hair on their temples at your age. Depending largely on how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with, you can expect some hair loss in the coming decades. You can opt for medications (ask your physician), surgery (specialist), or be truly proud of who you are and just stay physically fit. 95% of looks is fitness, not where the is/isn't hair. ...Read more
Treatments available: Rogaine (minoxidil topical) is very effective at preventing further hair loss and can help some improve hair density. For men, Propecia (finasteride) is a good adjunctive treatment which will synergize with the rogaine. Hair transplant is a viable option for treatment of hair loss if it is more severe. Seek a specialist in the field of hair transplantation. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, that is why they are bald. ...Read more
ALOPECIA TX: UNLIKELY: HAIR LOSS may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid.. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA.. With supplements start at a Lo dose and work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
LOSING HAIR: No one knows why you are losing your hair. History of family baldness doesn't always pass on to future generations. It may occasionally skip generations. How about your grandparents and greatgrandparents? Any baldness way back in the family? How about aunts and uncles? In any case, stop worrying. There are a few medications that might resolve it. ...Read more
Best supplements that are OTC that MAY (keyword MAY) help somehwat with male pattern baldness? Very slight mpb.
If you look up: my publications you will see great results with a supplement we have been researching called viviscal. we have seen great results and are currently using it for mens study with great preliminary results ...Read more
Which is the best medicine for stopping male pattern baldness.Can hair be regrown trough some kind of medicine ?
Hi there, I am a 32 year old male and am struggling with male pattern baldness. Is Propecia fairly safe to use, can u provide a script? Thanks
Your choice: Prophecia is an option, we cannot write a Rx here, but you have a better option. Nothing in the world looks better than a physically fit man, very likely with great chest hair, and who's got some well-cared-for facial hair, and a receding hairline that says, "I'm not a dumb kid any more." Muscle up, be lean, embrace your genetics, and look great. It is entirely under your control. ...Read more
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
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