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A 33-year-old male asked:

i am having androgenic allopecia losing lot of hair.use of minoxidil 5% will fix the problem?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Can help; Not a cure: Minoxidil can help prevent further male-pattern hair loss, and may even promote some limited hair growth. However, it is not a cure, and any benefit is usually lost once Minoxidil is discontinued.

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Last updated Feb 8, 2019

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