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I am experiencing hair loss. I have one bald spot and it is very prominent. I'm only 21 years old. ?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Unfortunately

MALE PATTERN BALDNESS often begins in the twenties! Suggest you consider MINOXIDIL containing hair preparations (remember the hair which arrives as a result of MINOXIDIL RX is NOT PERMANENT and you will need to keep up such preparations to keep up your new hair! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

In brief: Unfortunately

MALE PATTERN BALDNESS often begins in the twenties! Suggest you consider MINOXIDIL containing hair preparations (remember the hair which arrives as a result of MINOXIDIL RX is NOT PERMANENT and you will need to keep up such preparations to keep up your new hair! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
Dr. Richard Zimon
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Dr. Clarene Cress
Male pattern baldness starts with thinning on the top of the head or receding hairline, if the hair loss is in a different location, a dermatologist can assess alopoecia areata or ringworm.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Get seen

A single spot is unusual for male pattern baldness and you are young.
Telogen effluvium and alopecia areata can produce one spot in a guy your age.

In brief: Get seen

A single spot is unusual for male pattern baldness and you are young.
Telogen effluvium and alopecia areata can produce one spot in a guy your age.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Alopecia

First we need to know if you have been pulling your own hair. If that's not the case, there are potentially other causes including stress, an autoimmune disorder, or a hormonal disorder which will require a doctor's evaluation.
Consult a dermatologist if this problem persists.

In brief: Alopecia

First we need to know if you have been pulling your own hair. If that's not the case, there are potentially other causes including stress, an autoimmune disorder, or a hormonal disorder which will require a doctor's evaluation.
Consult a dermatologist if this problem persists.
Dr. John Chiu
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