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A 21-year-old male asked:

Is minoxidil 5% safe to use to prevent hair fall (not male pattern baldness) ? its prescribed by my doctor.

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 43 years experience
yes you can: If you do not have any heart problems you can use this medication safely. If the liquid makes your scalp become itchy then you need to change to the foam.
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