Do very thick haired women typically develop AGA, or is it more common in women with thinner hair to begin with?
New York, NY
1 year ago
Does it matter to diagnosis how thick a woman's hair was before hair loss begins, and are AGA patients typically less likely to have excessively thick hair to start out with? Also, is late onset of AGA in forties or fifties ever seen?
Doctor Answers 4
GreetingsThank you for your question. AGA can affect any woman mostly from the age of 40years regardless of think or thin hair
no, woman thick hair does not mean she would develop AGA . There is no relationship between thickness of hair and AGA . 50% of the women at the ages above 40 suffer from hair loss. 20% of the women with hair loss have a positive relative who suffered/is suffering from hair loss.
No, for AGA this does not matter. Late onset (hormonally mediated) AGA-like hair loss can occur. In many cases it is often more properly labelled "senescent alopecia".
See a dermatologist please
AGA impacts women regardless of the thickness of the hair which has nothing to do with such a condition. Get to a doctor for the diagnosis
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