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Can you use rogaine for frontal scalp hair loss with good results

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine. (minoxidil) this was the first hair growth drug approved by fda. now it's available without a prescription - extra strength for men and regul ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: I know the package insert says it "has only been proven to work" on the vertex (crown) of the scalp - because clinical trials were conducted on that a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Itchy scalp: You have over the counter products time to go a doctor usually start with a dermatoligistb
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Propecia (finasteride): Propecia (finasteride) can be very helpful for frontal hair loss. A review of other medications (interactions) plus bloodwork should be done prior to ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Fungal infection or: seborrhea: see a dermatologist for a skin scaping and a definitive diagnosis.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: If you are to be bald it would be evident by age 23. You may not need any thing, but the sooner you start the better the result. The pills are more ef ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Physician exam: Loss of hair with a painful, itchy scalp could be associated with multiple problems. Physician review is a must. Hold on the rogaine (minoxidil) unt ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Doubt it.: I doubt very much that either the black spots or the hair loss are due to rogaine (minoxidil) -- but i'm not sure what you mean by "black spots". Are ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Fungal infection.: There is a form of fungal infection known as black dot tinea due to the fact that the broken hair at the site of the skin reveals a "black dot". Addit ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, they may: Although, they may work for you, i'd recommend to rule out other possible causes of hair loss such as thyroid disease and/or anemia. If there is none ... Read More
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