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anti-androgens after prolonged hair loss will at least help prevent further hair loss
Stopping treatment will result in the hair loss resuming if the androgens aren't kept in check in some other way.
hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
prescribed at menopause
estrogen and progesterone pills and creams
common systemic form of treatment for androgenetic alopecia for women in menopause
Family history of male or female pattern baldness
Hair loss can occur in women for reasons other than female pattern baldness
Breaking of hair (from treatments and twisting or pulling of hair, or hair shaft abnormalities that are present from birth)
Certain skin diseases that lead to scarring of the hair follicles
Hormonal abnormalities, such as too much testosterone,
or too much or too little thyroid hormone Iron deficiency Medications such as chemotherapy and beta blockers
Patchy hair loss (alopecia areata)
Syphilis Temporary shedding of hair (telogen effluvium) after a major illness, surgery, or pregnancy
Vitamin deficiency (such as biotin)
Symptoms Hair thinning is different from that of male pattern baldness.
Baldness occurs when hair falls out and normal new hair does not grow in its place.
Signs and tests
Female pattern baldness is usually diagnosed based on:
Ruling out other causes of hair loss
The appearance and pattern of hair loss
Your medical history
The doctor will examine you for other signs of too much male hormone (androgen)
Abnormal new hair growth, such as on the face or between the belly button and pubic area.
The front hairline remains
The hair loss rarely progresses to total or near total baldness,
as it may in men Itching or skin sores on the scalp are generally NOT seen