My hair loss pattern is probably a NW3 and I have little to no miniaturization. I am in my early twenties. I went for a consultation about 7 weeks ago and was told to hold on to take Propecia. My hair loss keeps getting worse. I keep losing hairs and are not growing back. Also, on the sides there does not seem to have the same fullness as years before. I would like to know if I should start taking Propecia even though I do not have miniaturization?
I’m not sure how I can help you. A doctor who examined you did not recommend taking Propecia. If you want a second opinion, you need to see another doctor. I am sure if you look hard enough you will find a doctor who will prescribe you Propecia, but I don’t think that is the issue here.
You point out you have “little to no miniaturization“, but consider yourself a Norwood class 3. Some men will recede without noticeable miniaturization, so Propecia could bring value to you. I would disagree with your doctor if you, in fact, have recession beyond just a mature hairline. Without an exam though, I’d have no real way to know that.