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Question: Does a young person taking propecia risk having their growth stunted?

Answer: Propecia is not usually prescribed to teenagers, if that is the age you are asking about. The effects of Propecia (finasteride) on teens is not totally clear, but it is not recomended to those still growing. Propecia intyerferes with the testosterone conversion into DHT ( a major cause of Baldness). DHT is also vital to other growth developments – beard, pubic hair, etc. Dr. Jones

Dr. Robert Jones

Dr. Robert Jones is recognized worldwide as an innovator in hair transplant techniques. He is a medical professional whose commitment to providing a high-quality surgical outcome is paramount.

He has been practicing medicine ever since earning his degree in 1979 from McMaster University’s Department of Medicine. He also took continuing education courses in cosmetic laser surgery at both Harvard and Loyola Universities.

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