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Clonate Lotion And Hair Loss
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. 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 (or androgenic) 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 first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
What is the best thing to use for thinning hair for women? Is midoxinil safe and if you stop it will hair start falling out again? Any safe ideas?
Safe - yes : Minoxidil is an OTC (over the counter) drug that if used properly is very safe. It works but if stopped the effects will eventually be lost. If you are noticing a change recently get checked by your physician. Myxedema or hypothyroidism often from Hashimoto's disease can lead to thinning hair and is common in adult women. It is easily corrected. ...Read more
Is it safe to use veet hair removal cream for your pubic hair, or is it just a matter of how your skin will react? But still, is it safe? (i'm a male)
Hair removal product: There are many different veet products. Here’s info for one of the products (veet® hair removal cream with hydro'restortm). Company states it can be used for bikini line but not perianal or genital area. See full directions at: http://www.Veet.Ca/en/cream-products-veet-hydro-restor-hair-removal-cream-sensitive-skin-200ml-directions-for-use.Php. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facial Hair Growth: Minoxidil is only FDA approved for hair growth on the crown of the scalp. However, because of it's mechanism of action, it can be applied to any area of the body where you want to improve hair follicle function. As long as you have enough hair follicles in the area, you can see an improvement. Keep in mind that areas of baldness would need transplantation, however. ...Read more
I use propecia to prevent further hair thinning and loss but would it help to use rogaine (minoxidil) as well? Also what strength would i need and what form?
It is.: 3~5 mg a day.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is minoxidil going to be enough for hair retention or thickening for a 17yr old male using 5%. I dont want to use propecia (finasteride) because it decreases libido?
Is it safe to take Propecia (finasteride) for hair loss and a Nitric Oxide workout supplement for lifting weights? I wasn't sure if it would cause an interaction
Steroid: Fluocinonide is a potent topical steroid and as a solution, it can be used in the scalp (avoids creams and ointments that mess up the hair). It is an anti-inflammatory drug--to reduce inflammation. So if you have red, itchy scalp or a condition that causes round patches of hair loss (alopecia areata) it can be used for that. For routine hair loss or mild dandruff, it might not be the right med. ...Read more
No it does not!: Minoxidil is FDA approved. There is no significant risk of developing cancer due to use of this drug. if there was a risk it will be off the market very quickly. So forget about that risk.There are limited number of products for hair regrowth and they are only partially effective. ...Read more
Can rogaine (minoxidil) be used for hair growth on scalp hair as well for women how is it used? Is it good for women?
Rogaine (minoxidil): For women and men, use rogaine (minoxidil) for men because it is 5% and is the strongest. Rogaine (minoxidil) is applied twice a day but one you start using rogaine (minoxidil) you will have to use it the rest of your life otherwise the hair will stop growing and will fall out. ...Read more
Is it good to apply hair gel or wax for styling purpose. I have been using it on a daily basis. Will these gels cause hair loss or weaken the hair?
It's safe: Yes, you can apply gel to your hair and not worry about losing your hair. They are safe. ...Read more
I m using topical 5%minoxidine on scalp for hair growth. Is this sufficient treatment for this or any drug that i cn take for this without sideffcts?
Risk prostate cancer: Propecia (finasteride) is a medication with serious side effects that include increased PSA and risk of prostate cancer among other things. It is important to be under a doctor's supervision with attention to all the side effects from taking this powerful medication. One really needs to look at the perceived value gained from the hairline changes versus the risk of the medication, especially over a long time. ...Read more
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