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Hair Loss In Men Under 25
Unlikely: Hair growth is, for the most part, genetically mediated. There are some circumstances in which regrowth may occur, but not usually associated with weights. There are several surgical ways of replacing hair and a good plastic surgeon may help you. ...Read more
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
Check with your MD.: The symptoms you are describing could be systemic, meaning you need a good exam and workup to include blood levels of your thyroid hormone as well as testosterone. These issues you describe may be related, but they may not. See your doctor to have this work up right away. ...Read more
Does taking hair loss pills restart the hair growth in the pubic area that has Brazilian ipl done?
Not usually : But low testosterone causes other problems. It makes men more prone to gynecomastia. Libido decreases, moods can become depressed, muscle tone decreases, bone mass decreases, etc. With appropriate treatment these problems can improve or be avoided. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How effective / successful are hair restoration procedures for men (planting hair in the scalp, etc.)? Won't the hair just fall back out later?
Very successful: Hair transplants work well. Consult someone who specializes in follicle or micro hair transplants as these work best and give the most natural hair line. The transplanted hair will fall out but if done properly a new hair will regrow from this area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am 25 year old male, have hair loss and thin hair. What can I do to prevent hair loss ? Can dead hair roots grow back ?
Topical and pills: Male pattern hair loss is irreversible once the hair root has "died". There are things to help prevent: Topical Rogaine (minoxidil) Hair transplants Finasteride pills - used for enlarged prostate and NOT without side effects/risks. These are: enlarged breast tissue slight incr risk of high grade prostate cancer can affect liver can alter PSA test results Consult with MD first! ...Read more
No: No, definitely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Both graying and baldness are mostly genetic- ask your older relatives when they lost their hair or started graying. Sometimes, medical illness or certain stressors or medical treatments(like chemo) are the cause. Male pattern baldness is carried by the females- so it is possible to have a bald father and sons with full heads of hair. Women can also have male pattern baldness. ...Read more
Generally no: Transgender (male to female) patients on long term estrogen therapy, especially when started while in youth, may experience less male-pattern baldness than they would have otherwise. But generally no, it is not an accepted or effective therapy for male pattern hair loss. Adverse effects also greatly limit use. Minoxidil (Rogain) when used as directed works quite well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Should disappear when you stop med.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes, that is why they are bald. ...Read more
Are hair transplants effective for younger men? I have moderate hair loss and thinning/receding from the front. Does the new hair not fall out?
Hairspray: Hairspray does not cause any loss or damage if you have properly used it ...Read more
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