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Can male pattern hairloss start once you hit puberty?

Can male pattern hairloss start once you hit puberty?

Yes: It's generally a genetic thing. Look at male relatives if you're male -- females if you're female. In females, it's much more common and severe if you're obese and Insulin resistant -- such as pcos>. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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What exactly is the first stage of male pattern hairloss?

What exactly is the first stage of male pattern hairloss?

Temporal recession: All normally masculinized men lose the hair on their temples around age 20. In men who will go bald, this progresses and there is also hair loss on the crown. A hairy-chested man is more likely to have male pattern baldness. It's genetic and not lifestyle-related. Good looks are primarily about fitness rather than where a guy does and does not have hair. Photo guy isn't complaining. ...Read more

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What is excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

What is excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

Too much T?: It can be familial, but you need to have a look at total and free testosterone, and dhea levels. It also depends on age. More an issue in women who have gone though menopause. There are meds and non-med options to treat this. ...Read more

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How do you treat excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

How do you treat excessive hairiness or male-pattern hair growth in females?

Hirsutism: Hirsutism in women requires hormonal level tests and genetic history to determine the exact cause. Once the cause is determined then the best possible treatment can be chosen. ...Read more

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Is female pattern balding and male pattern balding the same thing? Are the causes the same?

Is female pattern balding and male pattern balding the same thing? Are the causes the same?

Similar: Androgenetic hair loss related to hormones and genetics are quite different for men and for women. Also each individual will have their own variation. With men it begins as a teen and progresses for 20 years or more. Women begin later. Pregnancy, birth control, and menopause are factors. Women thin out on top but do not become completely bald. ...Read more

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What is male pattern baldness?

What is male pattern baldness?

Androgenic Alopecia: Male pattern baldness is a hereditary condition that results in thinning or baldness of the temples, frontal scalp, and/or crown. The sides and back of the scalp are unaffected. It is well known that a hormone, dihidrotestosterone (dht), results in miniturization of the hair follicles, causing the hair to thin and become fine.
Treatments include topical 5% rogaine (minoxidil) (otc) & Propecia 1mg daily (rx). ...Read more

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What causes male pattern baldness?

What causes male pattern baldness?

Male pattern baldnes: Usually there is a genetic predisposition. Excessive activity of the adrenal or pituitary glands can also cause this along with polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. Certain drugs can also cause this type of hair loss including steroids and testosterone Progesterone and adrenocortical steroids. ...Read more

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What really causes male pattern baldness?

What really causes male pattern baldness?

Hair loss: Male pattern baldness is another way of saying a patient has an inherited form of hair loss. Unfortunately we cannot change a patient's genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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Me loosing hairs and getting normal male pattern. .....Suggest me a cure since me only 20 year old and its not genetic?

Me loosing hairs and getting normal male pattern. .....Suggest me a cure since me only 20 year old and its not genetic?

Alopecia = hair loss: There are many causes of alopecia or hair loss. Stress & thyroid conditions rank high up there but are characterized by diffuse loss w/o male baldness pattern. Infections & autoimmune conditions are often patchy. Genetics & hormones often play a role in male pattern baldness. Go see your doc for evaluation. In the states, several options area available w/o prescription. ...Read more

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How do I stop up my male pattern baldness?

Invest: There is no way to stop or cure male pattern baldness. However there are several things that have been proven to slow the process. Rogaine (minoxidil) works and its over the counter. You just have to stick to it. Prescription Propecia works too. Final there is transplant surgery. All cost some $$, so decide what works best for you. ...Read more

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What can be done for male pattern baldness?

What can be done for male pattern baldness?

A short list: Topical rogaine, (minoxidil) Finasteride pills, transplants or hairpieces. There are some lasers that purport to grow hair (dubious but possible). Other options may be highly advertised but are ripoffs. ...Read more

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How do I slow down my male pattern baldness?

How do I slow down my male pattern baldness?

Medications: Minoxidil and Propecia (finasteride) are two fda approved medical treatments for male pattern baldness. New research suggesting the involvement of the prostaglandin d receptor in the development of this condition suggest that inhibitors to this receptor may also be effective. ...Read more

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What work best to treat male pattern baldness?

What work best to treat male pattern baldness?

Hair transplants: Hair transplants are the most effective by far. Propecia (finasteride) can be tried as well. ...Read more

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Ways to stop male pattern baldness? My aunt hadit

Ways to stop male pattern baldness? My aunt hadit

Hair loss: The three most effective ways to stop male pattern hairless are: topical rogine for men which is over the counter, Propecia which is a prescription oral medication and hairmax lasercomb which can be purchased over the internet. If I had to rank them, Propecia with rogaine (minoxidil) would be first then rogaine (minoxidil) alone, then the hairmax lasercomb. These products have science behind them. ...Read more

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How do you tell who will get male pattern baldness?

How do you tell who will get male pattern baldness?

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or 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 low and go slow. ...Read more

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Is male pattern baldness is completely controlled? Thx

Is male pattern baldness is completely controlled? Thx

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

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What are the solution for male pattern baldness in teenage?

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

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What is solution of male pattern baldness...Tell me abt that?

Male baldness: There is no solution-as this is genetically driven--besides going to hair restoration clinics--the topical application of rogaine (minoxidil) may offer some help---if successful this would be a life long treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: male pattern baldness?

What is the definition or description of: male pattern baldness?

Hair distribution: It is missing from the forehead back to the crown and surrounded by a fringe of normal hair growth back and sides. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more