A 27-year-old male asked:
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if a normal person with no hair problem at all uses minoxidil,will he be able to grow new permanent hair on crown areas?does minoxidil has any side ef

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Variable: if you have familial alopecia with no hair follicle ( global alopecia )- doubtful. If you do have hair follicle on the crown area,, you may be to grow "peach fuzz:" hair-but probably not enough to cover the crown with regular hair. Additionally, if you stop minoxidil, the "new hair " will either break or fall out.
Answered on Sep 7, 2019
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