I am suffering from hair loss but I’m only 19 years old, is that normal?

I’m 19 years old and am losing my hair like big time. Is that normal? Started to get bald spot up front. I am scared I will soon lose all the hair on top of my head. Everyone else in my family seems to be ok. No one had that problem at that age.

Age: 19
Male
Medications: None

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Dr. Jean Claude
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Dr. Jean Claude

19 years old is too young to suffer from hair loss especially if your family history shows no tendencies towards hair loss.. Normal hair loss for males may begin at around 30 years of age and progress from there. 50 years of age is where some type of balding becomes more common. You maybe suffering from some DHT hormonal imbalance. DHT or dihydrotestosterone can prevent proper nutrients to reach your hair. Thyroid disease, anemia, protein deficiency can also be the problem causing your hair loss. Alopecia areata or a particular type of fungal infection – tinea capitis may also be… Read more »