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Peter J. Panagotacos, M.D.

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I have 30 years experience in the field of medical and surgical Hair Restoration and am Board Certified in Dermatology and Hair Restoration Surgery.

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I have 30 years experience in the field of medical and surgical Hair Restoration and am Board Certified in Dermatology and Hair Restoration Surgery. More information can be found at my website www.hairdoc.com

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Hair loss is a stressful thing to have happen to you whether man or woman. The earliest known prescription is from the Ebers Papyrus taken from medical information 5,000 years old. Of course you would have to pray to the Sun God and rub an ointment your head at the same time.

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Recent Answers from Peter J. Panagotacos, M.D.

2017-04-19 Minoxidil and caffeine topicals/shampoos:

I doubt topical caffeine will interfere with the minoxidil. The mechanism of action of minoxidil it not due to being a vasodilator.    Shampoos with silicone or dimethicone may prevent liquids from getting

2017-04-11 Slightly low thyroid:

Almost anything is possible but I have never seen hair loss due to slightly low T3. Most cases of shedding of hair has to do with bigger swings of thyroid hormone either with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis or

2017-04-10 Norwood 7 avodart:

What I was trying to say is that if you inherited a Norwood 7 balding pattern then you would have to take Avodart from age 15 to prevent it from showing up. You may thin throughout your scalp as woman

2017-04-05 Breakage - finasteride:

It is difficult to know if this is male pattern baldness progressing back from the frontal hair line. My guess is that it is and that 1 mg Finasteride to 1.25mg daily is not enough to lower your DHT enough

2017-04-05 Norwood 7 avodart:

The thinning is determined by the amount of DHT getting to the hairs over a given period of time.  Norwood 7 men would respond much as their sisters might IF they started Avodart beginning as teenagers

 

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