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Male-pattern baldness

Male-pattern baldness: Introduction

Male-pattern baldness: The occurrence of baldness in the male in a characteristic pattern that increases with age. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Male-pattern baldness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Male-pattern baldness: Symptom Checker

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Male-pattern baldness Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Male-pattern baldness:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Male-pattern baldness as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Male-pattern baldness: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Male-pattern baldness

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Misdiagnosis and Male-pattern baldness

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Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur more »

Male-pattern baldness: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Male-pattern baldness

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Male-pattern baldness: Related Rare Diseases

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Male-pattern baldness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Male-pattern baldness listed in Disease Database:

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Detailed list of causes of Male-pattern baldness

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How Common are these Causes of Male-pattern baldness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Male-pattern baldness. Of the 9 causes of Male-pattern baldness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Male-pattern baldness:

The following list of conditions have 'Male-pattern baldness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Male-pattern baldness:

Androgenic alopecia
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Medical Conditions associated with Male-pattern baldness:

Baldness (517 causes), Hair loss (563 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Men's health symptoms (291 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Male-pattern baldness:

Hair loss (563 causes), Pubic hair loss (13 causes), Patchy hair loss (17 causes), Fluoxymesterone, Glucocorticoid resistance, Masculinisation, Myotonic dystrophy, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Stanozolol, Testosterone, Virilism

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