Naturally Thin hair or balding?

I was wondering, could a otherwise healthy individual just have naturally low hair density on certain part of their scalp , or is it always a sign/degree of early balding? If it is balding, how long will it take before it became apparent? I have heard cases where people noticed thinning in their early 20s but still have the same amount hair for more than a decade, is something like this normal and common place?

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Naturally Thin hair or balding?

Differences between “Organic Hair Transplantation” and classical hair transplantation :

A chemical mixture is used in the classical hair transplantation method in order to increase the volume of the scalp. This process helps surgeon to work comfortably however it was observed that these chemicals also harm the scalp tissue. This result in decreased viability of new transplanted hair grafts.

However a mixture containing adipose derived stem cells is injected to the scalp in the “Organic Hair Transplantation” for the same purposes. Injection of this mixture result in rejuvenation of the scalp without causing any harm. Surgeon can also work more comfortably after the injection of the mixture since the volume of the scalp is increased

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You need to see a doctor for a proper exam if you want a proper diagnosis. Afterwards you can think about treatment.

You need to see a doctor for a proper exam if you want a proper diagnosis.  Afterwards you can think about treatment.

Jae Pak, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Hair loss -- PRP, Progesterone, Viviscal, Rogaine, Finesteride, Spironolactone

Please see an expert for an evaluation.  Hair loss can be treated with a number of treatment options.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Yes this happens in certain individuals. There are a multitude of reasons of why this may occur. Your best bet is to consult with a hair doctor specialist to determine the factors of your hair loss / thinning issues.

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A Consultation will give you the solution

Just as there are many reasons for hair loss, there are many treatments that you can follow.
It will be the best if you could get a one on one or virtual consultation with a hair expert in order to get evaluated as this is the only way to get the best possible treatment for you. Many of us offer free consultations in order to examine your case and help you build a treatment plan.There are options like Laser treatment, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), medication, etc.
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Thinning and maybe balding?

I am not sure if you are male or female. You should be examined by a doctor to get a diagnosis. You can do this via the internet, but need to send photos and give more history. Recommendations can not be made until that happens. 

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