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What would cause a young man to have white hair?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: White hair
If your mother or father's hair turned white at an early age, you may be genetically programmed for premature graying.
Your genes determine when production of melanin stops, and your dna may destine you to platinum hair at an early age.

In brief: White hair
If your mother or father's hair turned white at an early age, you may be genetically programmed for premature graying.
Your genes determine when production of melanin stops, and your dna may destine you to platinum hair at an early age.
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