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A 48-year-old male asked:

how good is rogaine (minoxidil) for baldness?

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Dr. David Sax
Dermatology 25 years experience
Mildly effective: For androgenetic alopecia, or genetic male pattern baldness, Minoxidil can be mildly effective at maintaining hair density and regrowing hair. Propecia, (finasteride) is an oral medication, which can be more effective at regrowing hair. These remedies, however, are both more effective for younger men or men who are currently in the process of losing hair.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Does rogaine (minoxidil) work on frontal baldness?

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Dr. Shelly Friedman
Dermatology 39 years experience
Yes and no: It can possibly stop frontal hair loss, but not regrow the lost hair.

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Last updated Oct 2, 2015

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