Do all trans men lose their hair while being on testosterone?

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Testosterone and Hair Loss

No- but it does make hair loss more likely. Higher levels of DHT (associated with testosterone) is correlated with hair loss but ultimately it's up to your genetics that will determine whether those hormones will affect your hair or not.

Sean Behnam, MD

Santa Monica Hair Restoration Surgeon
36 reviews

Testosterone and Hair loss

No, not all individuals lose hair with testosterone. Androgens are just one component- the right genetics are key too.

Jeff Donovan, MD, PhD
Vancouver Dermatologist

Loosing hair while being on testosterone

Testesterone does not cause hair loss but a derivativa of testesterone , DHT  (dehydrotestesterone ) causes hair loss in man . If you have increased levels of DHT , and have susceptible genes, you may prone to loosing hair.. 

Ilhan Serdaroglu, MD
Turkey Plastic Surgeon


Testosterone causes hair loss in men with the genes for hair loss and wit will accelerate the hair loss process quickly when you start taking it if you have the genes

William Rassman, MD
William Rassman, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
32 reviews

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