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What is the most likely cause of hair loss?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Inherited baldness

"pattern baldness" is the most common cause of hair loss, and is usually inherited (it's in the genes).
In men, it is called male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia. Men get a receding hair line and hair loss on top of the head. In women, it is called female pattern baldness. Women get some hair loss from the whole scalp, so the hair looks thinner.

In brief: Inherited baldness

"pattern baldness" is the most common cause of hair loss, and is usually inherited (it's in the genes).
In men, it is called male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia. Men get a receding hair line and hair loss on top of the head. In women, it is called female pattern baldness. Women get some hair loss from the whole scalp, so the hair looks thinner.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Patrick Schaner
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Androgenic allopecia

Androgenic allopecia, or make pattern balding is the most common cause of male hair loss.
There are several hair retention strategies that can help you. See a hair restoration for more information and treatment options.

In brief: Androgenic allopecia

Androgenic allopecia, or make pattern balding is the most common cause of male hair loss.
There are several hair retention strategies that can help you. See a hair restoration for more information and treatment options.
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