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For Genetic Hair Loss I Am Planning To Take Propecia Will It Work For Woman
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
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Finasteride dosage I have genetic hair loss. Right now I am taking finasteride. What is the correct dosage? Does taking an increased dosage have any beneficial effect? Also the 5mg tables are very hard to cut into 4 pieces. How does one do so? Right now i
Hello, : Hello, I am only qualified to answer a portion of your question. So, i will address that. If your dermatologist has directed you to cut the 5 mg tablet into four pieces and it is not scored as such, you may need a pill cutter. A pill cutter can be inexpensively purchased from a pharmacy. Be careful, pill cutter are very sharp. They look like little guiotines. A razor edge cuts the pill. The cut should be much more exact then you get with a knife. Please keep it out of reach of pets and children. One of the dermatologists can respond to the dosage part of your question. Take care. ...Read more
Is minoxidil& finasteride is the best solution for pattern hair loss(genetic). How to avoid the side effects such as erectile dysfunction ? TQ docs ;)
Effective: The only medical treatments that are proven effective for baldness (other than hair transplantation) are Finasteride oral pills and Minoxidil topical. It is less expensive to purchase the 5mg pill (Proscar) and split the pills in 4 (use a pill splitter). Neither treatment causes a higher incidence of erectile dysfunction. However, smoking tobacco is strongly associated with erectile dysfunction. ...Read more
Propecia/Finasteride: Propecia (finasteride) is a daily medication that is proven to slow, stop & often reverse male pattern hair loss by preventing the formation of DHT / dihydrotestosterone--the primary trigger for male hair loss. 90% of men get results from the treatment. Sexual side effects are rare ( ...Read more
I have been advised to take propecia orally for hair thcikening and reducing hair loss.What are its side effects and its dosage?
Yes: There are only two drugs that are fda approved for hair growth; Propecia is one and rogain is the other. Propecia is effective in men but not everyone will see an improvement. You have to use it for 6-12 months to see an improvement. It also works better to prevent hair loss than to help hair regrowth. ...Read more
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
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