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.

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What can be done or what options are there for minor hairless due to male pattern baldness?

Meds, shampoo, graft. At 28 years old, the extent of the hair loss is not complete. Early treatment might be Ketoconazole shampoo. Medications are Minoxidil commonly, or Finasteride, or a combination of Tretinoin and Minoxide. Micrografts of hair follicles can help for the contour of the hairline but not thickness. Do not be harsh on the hair follicles to minimize excessive loss from external trauma, e.g. headlights. Read more...

I am a young male with a family history of male pattern baldness. I am curious what options I have and if they are worth-while. I've done preliminary research online and would like to consult a real person now.

Hairloss options. Dealing with hair loss involves primary prevention and treatment/replacement. As you are young, prevention is important. Options include topical minoxidil and oral finasteride. While the topical form requires daily application, it has few if any systemic side effects. Oral medications require daily intake along with side effects (. However, they may be more effective. Read more...
Baldness. Hi, multiple options are available including topical lotions , pills and also hair transplant, please see a dermatologist if you have not tried Rogaine (minoxidil) and Finasteride, also you can see a doctor specialized in hair transplant. Read more...

What is male pattern baldness?

Male pattern baldnes. Male pattern baldness is another name for male pattern androgenetic alopecia. It is caused by genetic factors and hormones. Read more...
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...

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...

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...
It's genetic. Look around, and you'll notice that the more chest hair a man is blessed with as a young adult, the sooner and more completely he goes bald. The correlation's quite close. One of the cults has published some fake "scientific" stuff about how sex causes baldness; it's totally made up to frighten gullible people. 95% of a man's good looks is fitness, not where the hair is. PhotoGuy isn't upset. Read more...

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...

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...
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...

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...