Male-pattern baldness responds
well to some drug treatments that cannot be
obtained on the NHS. The drugs must be taken
throughout a man's life and not all men will
benefit from their use.
Treating an underlying condition
such as an infection can help prevent further hair
loss, but sometimes the hair does not return.
Contrary to popular belief, treatment for cancer
does not always cause a complete loss of hair, and
even when it does, the hair often grows back again
after six months or so.
Hair transplants from another
part of the skin may be helpful, as may scalp