Correlation between acne and male pattern baldness!

Im 21,India. Losing hair since 13 and I'm told it's a HARMONAL THING. I hsve researched alot and the conclusion is smoking, excessive dht due to chronic masturbation. Ive quit smoking fortunately. I was wondering if dht is formed due to masturbation ONLY and if sexual intercourse is also an area of concern for me. Thankyou!

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Acne is not related to male pattern balding. Masturbation is also not the cause. You may want to see a doctor for

Acne is not related to male pattern balding.  Masturbation is also not the cause.  You may want to see a doctor for a better understanding of your hair loss rather than speculate on non-related issues.


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Hair loss -- PRP, Progesterone, Viviscal, Rogaine, Finesteride, Spironolactone

No, there is no combination between acne and male pattern baldness. I suggest seeing an expert to evaluate your best treatment options. Non invasive options include PRP/progesterone or transplantation for improvement. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
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Acne and genetic hair loss

There is no correlation between acne and genetic patterned hair loss. If you are taking accutate (drug) this will cause hair loss

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Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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