During initiation of early male balding, will you have a positive pull test in the area of thinning?

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Pull test

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The pull test can pull out fragile hair that may occur during genetic balding although the better tests are the HAIRCHECK  instrument and miniaturization studies which will show early miniaturization, which leads to balding


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Early MPB - is the pull test positive?

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During initiation of early male balding, will you have a positive pull test in the area of thinning?  

Yes, some men do in fact have a positive pull test in the area. 

Jeff Donovan, MD, PhD
Vancouver Dermatologist

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