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A 45-year-old male asked:

45 yo male with foliculitis of the scalp for years. using avar wash and topical antibiotic ointment. always had thin hair. considering using rogaine and irestore but not sure if foliculitis treatment will be affected, or if the foliculitis thins?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Dermatologist: Input is recommended, there are several reasons for hair loss, and you are using medications that might interact with the laser of irestore, as for rogaine, it might not interact, but might not be of benefit, so better see a dermatologist, and can start with your primary doctor for initial assessment, best wishes
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