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Old 08-11-2012, 11:43 AM
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I need a fresh set of eyes here. Am I receding or not?

I am attaching some older pics from 2008 and 2009 for reference. I am 21 btw. Thanks in advance.
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Old 08-11-2012, 01:20 PM
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I need a fresh set of eyes here. Am I receding or not?

I am attaching some older pics from 2008 and 2009 for reference. I am 21 btw. Thanks in advance.

I think you are. I'd look into finasteride (propecia). No need to panic though.

But it reaaly all depends what you're hair used to be like. You know your hair best, if you think you're thinning/receding then you probably are.
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Old 08-11-2012, 01:25 PM
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I think you are. I'd look into finasteride (propecia). No need to panic though.

But it reaaly all depends what you're hair used to be like. You know your hair best, if you think you're thinning/receding then you probably are.
Yeah, I included some older pics too. But I guess I could have been receding early on.

My dad got bald young and I think that is what has sent me into this scare.

Anyway, I will look into finasteride. Thanks.
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:56 PM
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Anyone else has some feedback?
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:12 PM
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Around your age its also normal for the hairline to mature where you lose some hair at the temples but it doesn't necessarily mean that you are balding. It doesn't look like you are receding to me. I would just keep an eye on it and take some pics every few months to compare.
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:28 PM
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Around your age its also normal for the hairline to mature where you lose some hair at the temples but it doesn't necessarily mean that you are balding. It doesn't look like you are receding to me. I would just keep an eye on it and take some pics every few months to compare.
Thanks. That is comforting.


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Old 08-11-2012, 11:26 PM
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Hey Mate, your hair looks pretty normal and these pics. The hairline does mature which for me is a change in the temple area quite often. The only true way to know if thinning is occurring is to a miniaturization study from HTN recommended surgeon. Your pics as seen with this post seem fine, but a microscopic examination tells the real tale. Consider that. All the Best, Michael
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:38 AM
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Hey Mate, your hair looks pretty normal and these pics. The hairline does mature which for me is a change in the temple area quite often. The only true way to know if thinning is occurring is to a miniaturization study from HTN recommended surgeon. Your pics as seen with this post seem fine, but a microscopic examination tells the real tale. Consider that. All the Best, Michael
Hm... I think I will do that.

Thanks for the feedback, it is really quite comforting.
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Old 08-12-2012, 08:07 AM
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You may just be getting a mature hairline. .The only difference I see between the photos is your corners have moved up a tad. Do you have any miniaturized hairs at the hairline? I'd definitely get on Finasteride, especially if hair loss runs in your family.
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