Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia (Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon) (MBBS) (M.S) (M.Ch)

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Male Pattern Baldness

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You are not the only one has a disability constant hair loss. So, you just don’t need to worry.According to a recent research conducted by American Academy of Dermatology, every two out of three men suffer from hair loss or become victim of hair fall.

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Medication and hair transplantation surgery are some of the best cutting-edge treatments now available to treat hair loss. You probably don’t need to spend a hefty amount for hair transplantation, because you now have a permanent solution to treat your hair loss problem.

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Cause

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When it comes to hair loss in men, it’s because of the male sex hormones. Also, hair loss is a genetic problem. It’s the hormones and genetic problems which results in a receding hair-line and hair thinning.

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A follicle is a small ball present in the strands of hair. Slowly and gradually, when the follicles start shrinking, it results in baldness and hair stops growing. However, if the follicles are in a good condition, you can definitely expect new hair growth.

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Symptoms

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It starts from the hairline. To put it simply, it’s the hairline which slowly moves backward and it creates an “M” shape. Then, the hair gets thinner, and finally results in U shape (also known as a horseshoe).

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Tests

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If its classic male pattern baldness, it can be easily determined through the appearance or hair loss pattern. Remember, hair loss also sometimes occur due to other reasons. It is specifically true when you notice some patches in your hair-line, you hair breaks or you are constantly experiencing massive hair fall.

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Male pattern baldness is a clinical diagnosis and does not need any tests. Though, there is absolutely no need to do a hair analysis if doctor tells that your hair loss is due to nutritional deficiency but if it’s due to some other condition, you should go for a hair analysis at a good transplant clinic.

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Outlook

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Remember, male pattern baldness is not a medical disorder. The fact is, it will affect your self-esteem or may also cause stress.

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The Right Treatment

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Are you happy with your appearance? If your answer is “yes”, you don’t need to go for any treatment. In case, you are looking for a permanent solution to treat your hair loss problem, go for hair loss treatment!

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Hair transplant mainly involves removing the hair follicles from the donor area to the bald area. It may be cumbersome affair but can offer you with outstanding and permanent results.

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Schematic presentation of pattern of Baldness  ( NORWOOD Classfication)

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Schematic presentation of pattern of Baldness