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Androgenetic alopecia

Androgenetic alopecia: Introduction

Androgenetic alopecia: A form of hair loss that can affect men or women. In males, the hair loss starts over the temples and the hairline recedes gradually and sometimes complete baldness results. Women suffer thinning of hair all over the head and there is no receding hairline. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Androgenetic alopecia is available below.

Symptoms of Androgenetic alopecia

  • Progressive thinning of hair in women
  • Progressively receding hairline in males
  • Thinning of hair on top of head in males
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Prognosis for Androgenetic alopecia

Prognosis for Androgenetic alopecia: males: often leads to partial or complete baldness, females: rarely leads to baldness

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