Does shedding from Androgenetic Alopecia usually comes with pain on the scalp around the affected areas of thinning?

Like in he hair line

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Understanding Hair loss and hair loss treatment options: hair transplant, prp and progesterone

Pain and tenderness can be variable. This requires an in-person evaluation. I suggest seeing a hair loss expert now to evaluate and go over your condition and provide you information about your best treatment options. There are great non-invasive options like prp/progesterone and/or hair transplantation. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Genetic hair loss

Genetic hair loss usually does not come with pain as one of the known symptoms. Are you sure that you have genetic balding?  You might consider a HAIRCHECK instrument analysis of it and develop a Master Plan for your hair loss, see below.  

William Rassman, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Scalp pain in hair loss

It is possible, yes, albeit not a common finding. Scalp pain or "trichodynia" can occur in a range of conditions. Please see a hair specialist physician for an up close trichoscopic examination. This will likely facilitate diagnosis.

Jeff Donovan, MD, PhD
Vancouver Dermatologist

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