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What is the outlook for female pattern hair loss?

Female pattern hair loss is usually permanent, but it doesn't cause any other physical symptoms or health problems. Treatment results vary from person to person, depending on the option chosen and amount of hair remaining. Generally though, medications tend to slow the progress of hair loss, rather than stimulate new growth.

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Author: Lauren Donley BSc (Hons)
First answered: 06 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Alopecia (hair loss)


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