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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
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
None will help: Female pattern hair loss is not responsive to vitamins. In general, only Minoxidil is of any benefit, and how much hair grows is variable. Read the package carefully and make sure you can use it, or see a dermatologist. And be patient...You need to give it at least 6 months before you give up. ...Read more
Male balding pattern.Hair loss for 3-4 yrs. Tried homeopathy 4 around a year.Left it as not sure of the results. Is using finpecia tablets beneficial?
I read that hair texture and male pattern baldness are on different chromosomes, therefore, texture doesn't determine balding patterns?
Look around: You will easily find balding men & women with kinky, wavey, or straight hair. ...Read more
At the early age of 20, I have become bald in mpb pattern. Thedoctor said my excessive ejaculation like 20 times a week for two years caused premature baldness! can it happen?
He said what?: If your physician really told you this, get a different physician. All guys lose the hair on their temples around age 20; if you're really having progression this early, you have a choice. You can try various topical and systemic medications to slow down the progression. Or you can embrace your hereditary & masculinity. A man's looking good is about fitness, not hair. It's your choice! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can alopecia areata become female pattern baldness? I had smooth bald patch then it grew in 2 weeks. Now crown and sides are badly thinning
Not likely: Alopecia areata is a different type . Does not equate withFPBalding. ...Read more
Female pattern baldness is genetics? if so, how is it genetic exactly? from my mothers side? can you please clarify because my moms side are not bald
Is a smooth bald spot a sign of female pattern baldness ? Or is it clearly alopecia areata. My spot grew full but now crown is pretty empty and sides
Sir .. I have been experiencing Male Pattern Baldness . I have been slowly developing M shapes bald on front of my head like my Dad . What can I do ?
Male baldness: 18 M from India notes he is developing a baldness pattern like his Dad. Asks what can I do? ANS: Choose different parents next time is my standard answer-little dr humor here! But there are several things available including hair transplants. Probably better to just decide that is the way you are going to look as you age and worry about other things. Maybe think Yul Brynner? ? Spelling. ...Read more
Does Male Pattern Baldness comes with a scalp that suffers from inflammation? (Only in the balding area)
Why do guys who are bald have much rounder and pointer heads than guys who don't get bald? Is skull growth a contributor to male pattern baldness?
Science: I like this question and i like that you are asking it. But, as a physician i can guarantee you that your hypothesis, that all balding men have a specific head shape, is incorrect. Men who are balding or are bald have every normal shape of head as any other population. Head shape in no way is a contributor to male pattern baldness. Great question though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does an ANA titer of 1:40 with a homogeneous pattern usually indicate with bald spots on my scalp?
Hi, I am a female (22) with thin hair and a Y-shaped bald pattern on the crown. The hair just splits at the crown, what to do? dry,little itchy scalp
TurnALossIntoAGain: At 22 years you have a good chance to beat this but you need to see a hair specialist for analysis of your hair and hair follicles, plus some other medical stuff, ASAP. You're shedding more than the usual 100-150 hairs a day. I assume by "Y" pattern you meant a "V," which is thinning on each temple area, called "male pattern," for obvious reason. Lotsa causes, lotsa possible cures. See a hair doc! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair transplantation: Half dollar sized bald spot top back part of scalp due to pattern baldness. What to do besides shaving head?
Can administration of tetracycline in the gums cause or accelerate male pattern baldness in someone who is genetically disposed to balding?
See a dermatologist: Many men today shave their scalps because it makes them appear really cool. If you feel strongly about having more scalp hair, first get a diagnosis. Your dr might give a prescription for finasteride. The dose is 1mg a day, not covered by ins. You can save a lot of money if the prescription is for 5mg tabs: you then use a pill cutter to make 1 pill into 4 pieces. Meanwhile you can begin otc minoxi. ...Read more
Varies: More than 95% of hair thinning in men is male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia. Male pattern baldness is characterized by hair receding from the lateral sides of the forehead (known as a "receding hairline") and/or a thinning crown (balding to the area known as the ‘vertex’). Both become more pronounced until they eventually meet, leaving a horseshoe-shaped ring of hair back of head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer