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Fluorouracil And Minoxidil
Can 'topical' finasteride or dutasteride (scalp lotion) inhibit DHT on scalp? ı mean ,can topical finasteride or dutasteride treat male baldness
Does clobetosol propionate and salicylic acid ointment useful for hair regrowth when used on the scalp?
Hair loss: yes it can helpGet a more detailed answer ›
Maybe: It won't help you grow a thicker beard. About 5% of guys in the US can't grow much of a beard, and at age 25 it's time for you to accept what Mother Nature gave you. If somebody is giving you a hard time over your sparse growth, simply recognize mean-minded man-made superstition and be done with all that nonsense. Manage your acne with topical benzoyl peroxide & maybe your doctor's Rx. ...Read more
Capixyl gel and minoxidill 5% combination is more effective then capixyl gel only for androgenitic alopecia?
Backwards: Minoxidil has been studied and found to slow hair loss. Capixyl has not appeared in any serious dermatology journals. I wonder why the hucksters selling this latest "amazing" product are afraid to submit it for an honest evaluation? You can guess that it will take its place with hundreds of previous miracle snake oils. Will addition of Capixyl improve minoxidil? I doubt it. ...Read more
What are some ways to reverse make pattern baldness besides rogaine (minoxidil) and propecia and laser therapy?
Is application of 2% topical minoxidil (rogaine) twice daily as effective as application of 5% minoxidil once daily (half life of minoxidil being 22hr?
Probably yes: Theoretically it can work as well and may be better , but each individual has different tolerance and side effects, i don't see any harm in trying for a short while and see how you tolerate. Watch for blood pressure and local hypersensitivity reactions of your scalp skin. Have a follow up with your doctor as well. ...Read more
PILLS FOR HAIR LOSS: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hairloss and eyebrows and lashes itchy. went to dermatology precribe me ketrozol and trbinafine daktarin for eyebrows and Dermovate selsun shampoor?
First you probably: need blood work to rule out thyroid problems. topical antifunals can help with itchy brows and lashes, but you many need a steroid as well. Selsun shampoo probably won't do much. Try your meds for three weeks, if not better see derm in follow-uo ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine, also known as minoxidil, is an over-the-counter medication that helps regrow men's hair. Rogaine comes in either foam or liquid form and enlarges hair follicles that have shrunken from common male balding. If you're thinking of taking medication for your balding scalp, you'll need to decide which version works best for you. ...Read more
Good for some: It has been successful in younger that 45 year olds. It will only cause the maturation of vellus hairs to terminal hairs so you need soft vellus hairs to still be present. ...Read more